Production Designer/Art Director/Managing Director of Narra no ki Inc.
Tomo has been working in the art department for 18 years, and 15 years as a Production Designer. He's been based in Tokyo, while having lived and worked in the US for total 5 years. He has designed more than 1,000 projects including commercial clips, music videos, award winning feature films and animated features, TV series, and a remarkable number of architectural projects, both domestically and internationally.
The commercial client he worked as Production Designer includes Apple, Samsung, Honda, Sony, Microsoft, Shiseido and many more international brands.
CM: iPhone、UNIQLO、Samsung、Chrysler、NISSAN、Wendy's、Amazon、ALFACなど
ミュージックビデオ: Madonna、東方神起、Kis-My-Ft2、倖田來未、AKB48など

映画「A Moment in June」タイアカデミー賞最優秀美術賞、プサン国際映画祭コンペティション部門正式出品
短編映画「Bicycles & Radios」「Latecomer」カンヌ国際映画祭出展
Art Department Coordinator
Tomo has been working as an Art Department Coordinator / Art Director for many foreign projects shooting in Tokyo.
In the midst of the increasing need for bilingual film crew in Japan, he finds his skills and his background match perfectly for the need. Having worked in both Japanese and the US film industry as a production designer and art director for many years, he understands the difficulties for people who have different background to work together, and he enjoys combatting these difficulties.
Please have him on board for your next project, and he will definitely be willing to accommodate you with these skills and facilities.
- Knowledge of all local vendors, including Set shops, prop rentals, prop makers, SFX teams, truck companies.
- Knowledge of materials and where to get them in/out of Tokyo.
- List of all art crew, including set decorators, set dressers, scenic artists, graphic designers, etc.
- Knowledge and experience of clearing company logos, trademarks, artworks etc. for commercial use.
Filmography - Foreign Project Shooting in Japan
Fast & Furious (feature) / Giri Haji(BBC series) / Samsonite (Commercial) / NIKE (Commercial) / Marriot Bonvoy (Commercial, shot in Kyoto) / Piaget (Commercial, shot in Kobe) / Shiseido Global (Commercial) / Mozart in The Jungle (Amazon Prime series, shot partly in Hokkaido) season 4 / Master Chef Australia (TV show) season 7 / Marvel's Avengers- Age of Ultron and Samsung Mobile present 'Assemble' (Web Movie) / Lexus China (Commercial) / UNIQLO global (Commercial) / MET Life US(Commercial) / Apple Inc. US (Commercial) and more.
Tomo's videos on youtube

8 Things You Should Know Before Your First Film Shoot in Japan

What Art Department Should Do in 2021

Camera Motion Tracking | Using mobile phone motion sensor | Rhino, Grasshopper, and Fologram

AR Maze with Rhino, Grasshopper, and Fologram | Maze by Kid's Drawing

AR Horror Game with Rhino, Grasshopper, and Fologram

Propmaster is a to-do list app made just for filmmakers

reel from 2014

marriott bonvoy with production designer jane musky

mary and the witche's flower desiged by himself

Shiseido with production designer rika nakanishi

tomo gave one lecture and two drawing workshops in cape town international animation festival 2019, south africa.

taylor swift "end game" with production designer rika nakanishi

giri haji with production dedsigner morgan kennedy

uniqlo with production designer K.K barrett

piaget designed by himself

mozart in the jungle with production designer loren weeks

iphone designed by himself

nike style guide designed by himself

master chef with production designer johnny hawkins

aflac with production designer kim reese

sk II with production designer laura ochao

wendy's with production designer kim reese designed by himself designed by himself

indeed designed by himself

suzuki designed by himself

nmb 48 designed by himself

tohoshinki designed by himself

madonna with production designer emma fairley

constantine with production designer dave blass

all state with production designer robb buono

pa lottery with production designer gregorio racardio

samsonite designed by himself

cox communication with production designer emma fairly

herbal essence with production designer kim reese

samsung, just the tokyo part

Set Photos and Renderings
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