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2013

Otona no kagaku

The spirit of science

おとなのかがく

(c)2013 Studio Q-Li

(c)2013 Studio Q-Li

(c)2013 Studio Q-Li

(c)2013 Studio Q-Li

Release Date
May, 3rd, 2014
Running Time
50 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
HDV,Blu-ray,DVD
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (Blu-ray,DVD)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Studio Q-Li

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Studio Q-Li

[ Story ]

A documentary that focuses on the work of Nagaoka Masamitsu, who has been involved in the production of supplements for popular educational publication "Otona no Kagaku Magazine" (adults and science magazine), a grown-up version of "Kagaku to Gakushu" (science and learning). He takes on the task of making a tiny version of a massive work of art with his amazing ability to draw twenty lines within a width of one millimeter.
"Strandbeest" is the creation of Dutch artist Theo Jansen. Nagaoka Masamitsu, a master of creating supplemental model kits for magazines, works with Chinese and Taiwanese craftsmen to perfect a miniaturized version of Jansen's work of art through a repetitive process of trial and error.

[ Official Site ]

http://otonano-kagaku.jp

[ Contact (International) ]

ucky-production
#606, 4-3-3 Kudanminami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0074
Rep: SARUTA Yu
Attn: SARUTA Yu
tel: +81-3-5213-4933
fax: +81 3 6800 3686
E-mail: yus@solid.ocn.ne.jp

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