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James Pond – Part Deux!

In a dramatic pursuit along the highways and byways of Japan, James Pond comes closer than ever to catching his nemesis “K”. Featuring footage from Tokyo Sky Tree, the film particularly showcases Nagano prefecture where it was shot on location … Continue reading

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James Pond

Special Agent 007ish, James Pond, is in Japan to hunt down his old nemesis, “K”. This silly, but really great fun to make, film was shot in and around Tokyo, Nagano countryside and Hakuba ski-resort in March this year. Everyone … Continue reading

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Japan Trip 2011

This film was shot on my first trip to Japan in April/May 2011. All the footage was taken by my friend Diarmaid O’Culain and I edited it all together afterwords. It captures well our boyish excitement and bewilderment at such … Continue reading

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I’m Going To Ninja College!

Me: “That’s it, you people have stood in my way long enough. I’m going to ninja college!” [I leave] Haruo: “I don’t think any of us expected him to say that.” Okay, okay the conversation didn’t happen exactly like that. … Continue reading

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Matsumoto

And without even saying a word, I have the full attention and co-operation of ten Japanese girls, all smiles and peace-signs. “Thank you!” they call out. I thank them in return, bow, and walk away. A very short, but intriguing … Continue reading

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Morning in Tsumago

According to the United Nations, 30% of the world’s fresh fish is eaten in Japan; and this morning, I’m face to face with another statistic. It’s just what the doctor ordered though. After the turbulent visitation of the night before the … Continue reading

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A Night In Tsumago

If you happened to live in Tokyo over three-hundred years ago, it’s possible that the Japanese Emperor would have summoned you to his court in faraway Kyoto. If this happened, your only choice would have been, which of the two … Continue reading

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