• SUB CATEGORY :
    FILM CRAFT LOTUS
  • COMPANY ENTERING :
    SIX INC., TOKYO
  • ENTRY TITLE :
    TOKYO CULTURE STORY
  • BRAND :
    BEAMS
  • ADVERTISER :
    BEAMS
  • AGENCY :
    SIX INC., TOKYO/COSMO COMMUNICATIONS INC., TOKYO
  • CREATIVE DIRECTOR :
    KEIICHI MOTOYAMA
  • COPYWRITER :
    HITOSHI SAKAMOTO
  • ART DIRECTOR :
    HIRONOBU TSUCHIYA
  • ACCOUNT DIRECTOR :
    TARO KAWATA
  • ACCOUNT MANAGER :
    KOJI TAKAHASHI
  • ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE :
    TOSHIMASA ASAHARA/NAOKI YAMAMOTO
  • PLANNER :
    YUTA OKUYAMA/YUSUKE AMAGAI
  • FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    AOI PRO. INC., TOKYO
  • DIRECTOR :
    YUKIHIRO SHODA
  • D.O.P/CINEMATOGRAPHER :
    KEIJI TAKAHASHI
  • GAFFER :
    ATSUTOSHI UENO
  • FILM PRODUCER :
    MASAHIRO KAWAGUCHI
  • PRODUCTION DESIGNER :
    NAOMASA HASHIMOTO/MASAHIRO ISHII
  • STYLIST :
    YOSHIYUKI SHIMAZU/KYOKO FUSHIMI/KAZUO ISHIMA/
    SAYUMI KIMATA/TSUYOSHI NIMURA/SHIHO SUGANUMA/
    RAMDA TAKAHASHI/AYAKA ENDO/YUKI KUSUNO/KAZUKI YUNOKI
  • POST-PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    IMAGICA, TOKYO
  • COLORIST :
    MASAHIRO HASEGAWA
  • FLAME ARTIST :
    KEI YUYAMA/KENJI KAJIWARA/YUSUKE KOJIMA/MASAHIRO CHIKURA
  • SPECIAL EFFECTS COMPANY :
    DIGITAL GARDEN INC., TOKYO/STUD, TOKYO/
    CAVIAR, TOKYO/VISUALMAN TOKYO, TOKYO/ICONA, TOKYO
  • VISUAL EFFECTS :
    TAICHI OKADA/YOICHI TAKAHASHI/HAYATO KAI/
    TOSHITAKA EBASHI/MASAHIDE HIGASHI/
    TATSUO IZUMI/YUMIKO KOMATSU/YUKI WATANABE
  • SOUND PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    STYRISM INC., TOKYO
  • SOUND STUDIO PRODUCER :
    KOJI MITO
  • MUSIC ARRANGER :
    CMJK
  • CULTURAL CONTEXT EXPLANATION :
    WITH THEIR UNIQUE SENSE OF STYLE, TOKYO’S YOUTH HAVE CREATED A FASHION AND MUSIC CULTURE UNLIKE ANY OTHER IN THE WORLD/THAT SET THEM APART FROM THEIR PEERS. YET NOW THEY ARE BECOMING HOMOGENIZED, AND LACK THE ENERGY TO SHAPE A NEW CULTURE. BEAMS, ONE OF THE LEADERS OF TOKYO CULTURE FOR THE PAST 40 YEARS, HAS ARCHIVED THE HISTORY OF TOKYO’S FASHION AND MUSIC SCENE. IT HOPES TO HELP THE YOUNG PEOPLE REDISCOVER ITS ATTRACTIONS, AND INSPIRE THEM TO CREATE A NEW AND TOKYO-WORTHY NEW CULTURE.
  • ENGLISH SYNOPSIS :
    TOKYO CULTURE STORY IS A PROJECT THAT ARCHIVES TOKYO CULTURE FROM 1976 TO 2016. THE PROJECT WAS PRESENTED BY BEAMS WHICH CELEBRATES ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY. THIS IS A VIDEO HAT COMPILATES 40 YEARS OF TOKYO FASHION AND MUSIC.82 ICONIC LOOKS FROM THE STREETS OF TOKYO DURING 1976 TO 2016 ARE PERFECTLY REVIVED.27 MUSICIANS REPPING 15 DIFFERENT GENRES FROM CITY POP TO ACID JAZZ PLAY “BOOGIE BACK” : AN ANTHEM OF THE JAPANESE YOUTH OVERSTEPPING THE GENERATIONS MUCH LIKE “WALK THIS WAY.”