• SUB CATEGORY :
    SPECIAL EFFECTS: DIGITAL VISUAL EFFECTS
  • COMPANY ENTERING :
    ALT.VFX, BRISBANE
  • ENTRY TITLE :
    PEPSI STRONG - MOMOTARO EP4
  • BRAND :
    PEPSI STRONG
  • ADVERTISER :
    SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED
  • AGENCY :
    TUGBOAT, TOKYO/YOMIKO ADVERTISING INC., TOKYO
  • EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR :
    SHIN TAKAUE/YASUMICHI OKA
  • CREATIVE DIRECTOR :
    TAKU TADA
  • COPYWRITER :
    TAKU TADA
  • ART DIRECTOR :
    SEIJO KAWAGUCHI
  • FILM PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    TOHOKUSHINSHA FILM CORPORATION, TOKYO
  • DIRECTOR :
    KOICHI IGUCHI
  • CAMERAMAN :
    DARREN LEW
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER :
    MASAKATSU KASAI
  • FILM PRODUCER :
    SUNAO NONAKA
  • POST-PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    ALT.VFX, BRISBANE
  • ADDITIONAL POST PRODUCTION :
    JITTO
  • OFFLINE EDITOR :
    TAKAYUKI KAMIJO
  • SPECIAL EFFECTS COMPANY :
    ALT.VFX, BRISBANE
  • VFX SUPERVISOR :
    COLIN RENSHAW
  • HEAD OF 3D :
    NICK ANGUS
  • HEAD OF 2D :
    MATT CHANCE
  • LEAD ANIMATOR :
    CHRIS RENTOUL
  • EXECUTIVE PRODUCER :
    TAKESHI TAKADA
  • SOUND PRODUCTION COMPANY :
    ONPA, TOKYO
  • SOUND DESIGNER :
    AKIHIKO MIYARA
  • SOUND STUDIO PRODUCER :
    THE HEAVY
  • ENGLISH SYNOPSIS :
    LONG AGO, IN AN ISLAND NATION IN THE FAR EAST, A FOREIGNER KNOWN AS ‘ONI’ LIVED AMONGST THE NATIVE PEOPLE. ONE APPEARED TO BE AS HUMAN AS YOU OR I, BUT WITHIN, HE POSSESSED A POWERFUL FORCE, AGAINST WHICH NO HERO COULD OVERCOME. THE NATIVES WERE CAPTIVATED BY ONI’S PROWESS, AND IN RETURN, ONI CAME TO LOVE THE ISLAND’S PEOPLE. A GROUP OF NATIVE’S JEALOUS OF ONI’S POWERS UNLEASHED A FEROCIOUS CREATURE. TO PROTECT THE PEOPLE FROM THIS BEATS, ONI PLACED HIMSELF IN HARM’S WAY AND DEFEATED THE MONSTROSITY. HOWEVER, ONI’S MAGIC SPAWNED FEAR AMONGST THE NATIVES. THEY IMPRISONED HIM WITHIN A SECLUDED CAVE. SADDENED BY GRIEF AT THE NATIVE’S BETRAYAL, THE FLAMES OF HIS SORROW SCORCHED THE ISLAND. THAT LAND IS NOW KNOWN AS ‘ISLAND OF THE ONI’. “FOREVER CHALLENGING"
  • ENGLISH CONTEXT EXPLANATION :
    BASED ON THE JAPANESE FOLKLORE TALE OF 'MOMOTARO' THIS IS THE 4TH EPISODE FROM A LONG RUNNING AD SERIES FROM PEPSI STRONG. THE LATEST CHAPTER IS PART ORIGIN STORY OF THE ONI - THE ICONIC LAVA MONSTER SEEN IN PREVIOUS EPISODES.