Sushi Typhoon

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Sushi Typhoon
Type Subsidiary
Industry Film
Founded 2010
Headquarters Tokyo,
Japan
Area served Worldwide
Key people Yoshinori Chiba
(producer)
Products Motion pictures
Parent Nikkatsu Corporation
Website Sushi-Typhoon.com

Sushi Typhoon is a Japanese genre film production company founded in 2010 and currently owned by media conglomerate Nikkatsu Corporation, Japan's oldest existing film studio.[1]

History[edit]

Sushi Typhoon was founded in 2010 as a subsidiary of Nikkatsu, with the intent to create low-budget horror, science fiction, and fantasy films aimed at an international audience. Zeiram producer Yoshinori Chiba is credited as Sushi Typhoon's creator [2] and oversees the company's full production schedule. Since its inception, the company has produced seven feature films.[3]

Staff[edit]

The core Sushi Typhoon staff consists of producer Chiba; directors Takashi Miike (noted in the company's production trailer as its "head chef"[4]), Yoshihiro Nishimura, Sion Sono, Noboru Iguchi, Tak Sakaguchi, Yudai Yamaguchi, and Seiji Chiba; action director Yuji Shimomura; visual effects supervisor Tsuyoshi Kazuno; and art director Yoshiki Takahashi.[5] Former New York Asian Film Festival co-director Marc Walkow headed (before he was fired) Sushi Typhoon's American division and international festival bookings.

Films[edit]

As of 2011, Sushi Typhoon has produced the following feature films:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About: Sushi Typhoon". Sushi Typhoon. Retrieved June 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Yoshinori Chiba: Sushi Typhoon". Sushi Typhoon. Retrieved June 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Films: Sushi Typhoon". Sushi Typhoon. Retrieved June 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Sushi Typhoon Preview Reel". YouTube. Retrieved June 13, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Staff: Sushi Typhoon". Sushi Typhoon. Retrieved June 13, 2011. 

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