Ito Promo Season 2

Because of the covid-19 pandemic the Japanese film industry underwent a great number of cancellations and postponements. Though Ito should normally hit theaters on August 21, the 4 months delay (initial date was April 24) made it necessary to launch another promo campaign with new material and events.

Consequently and 6 weeks from its new nationwide theatrical release the production provided a new clip, a music video with footage from the film and the making of. The track is a (long) cover version of Miyuki Nakajima’s song performed by Masaki Suda and Huwie Ishizaki.

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Daisuke Hamada Photoshoot

198201111959” is a fashion/culture mag founded by former Free Magazine chief-editor Junsuke Yamazaki. Volume 3 has been published recently and this special edition includes a set of three photobooks. Book #2 has photographer Daisuke Hamada revisit Martin Margiela creations from the seventies to the early 2000s, for this he shot actress and model Nana Komatsu.

198201111959 vol.3 is available from most bookstores in Japan and can also be purchased online: NubianAoyama Book Center etc…

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2010 Yukata Mook

Back in 2010, 14-year-old Komatsu Nana was a burgeoning model from 3BJunior, the underage section of Stardust Promotion Agency. In June, she appeared on the cover of 今着たいおでかけゆかた (literally ‘the yukata you want to wear when going out’) for its July issue, promoting the Lena Fujii Summer Collection of yukata and kimono. Her name appeared in the credits on page 2…

Details: photos by Kyoto Marubeni Co.Ltd – Mook #880, 30 July 2010 – published by ブティック社 – ISBN978-4-8347-5880-1

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