Stories about Tokyo and photograph based on “Tokyo Shutter Girl” by three unique directors
Now the short omnibus based on “Tokyo Shutter Girl” directed by three unique directors, Makoto Tezuka, Yuki Kobayashi and Kotaro Terauchi are being released at Cinema Rosa in Ikebukuro. “Tokyo Shutter Girl” is a popular comic by Kenichi Kiriki and now being serialized in ‘Shukan Manga Goraku”. Following the release in Ikebukuro, the work is scheduled to be released at Takarazuka Cine Pipia as a special screening program and Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography.
The omnibus consists of the following three short films:
“Watashi wa Shatter Girl” (I am Shutter Girl)
Director/Script: Makoto Tezuka
Cast: Aoi Natsume, Satsuki Onishi
“Shashin tte Nani?” (What is photography?)
Director/Script: Motoyuki Kobayashi
Cast: Mirei Tanaka, Mami Nishino, Kirara, Kaho Taguchi, Yusei Kiyota, Sojiro Yoshimura, Harbie Yamaguchi
“Yumeji! Omae Muchasuruna!” (Yumeji! Don’t push it too far!)
Director/Script: Kotaro Terauchi
Cast: Takemi Fujii, Yoriyuki Ohashi, Kohei Hiramitsu
Ikebukuro Cinema Rosa
Period: October 12, 2013- October 25, 2013
*Check the official website for the screening schedule.
Takarazuka Cine Pipia
Period: November 9, 2013 – November 15, 2013
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
Period: November 23, 2013 – December 6, 2013
Official Website: URL：http://www.tokyo-shutter-girl.net/
Note English titles in parentheses are tentative, which are given only for reference.
The photo exhibition “Tokyo Shutter Girl 2” is now being held. Thirty photographers, including Herbie Yamaguchi and Miyuki Kobayashi invited as guest photographers, are depicting the world of the original comic book through pictures. Also the stills from the films are displayed at the same site.
Venue: Photo Gallery Artisan Tokyo
Period: October 13, 2013 – October 27, 2013
Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 19:00 p.m. (closed at 18:00 on the last day)
Open everyday during the period
Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum is introduced in “Tokyo Shutter Girl”: