By The Editor
October 4, 2012 - 18:18
|Photo image of anime director Mamoru Oshii|
NEW PEOPLE LAUNCHES A JAPANESE TRAVELOGUE ONLINE MAGAZINE NEW PEOPLE TRAVEL FOR NORTH AMERICAN AUDIENCES
New Website To Be Updated Every Monday With Insightful Personal Stories By An Eclectic Collection Of Artists And Creative Visionaries; Debut Edition Features Ghost In The Shell Director Mamoru Oshii
NEW PEOPLE, Inc, a San Francisco-based entertainment company bringing the latest examples of Japanese popular culture to North American shores, has announced the launch of NEW PEOPLE Travel, an intriguing new free online travelogue that gives readers an opportunity to see colorful new sides of Japan through the eyes of an eclectic collection of artists and creative visionaries that are recognized around the world.
NEW PEOPLE Travel is now available at: www.newpeople.jp (select ENGLISH from the menu bar), or at: www.newpeople.jp/travel/eng/index.html. The site will be updated every Monday. NEW PEOPLE Travel welcomes reader’s requests regarding future stories to be featured on the site. Send requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The debut edition of NEW PEOPLE Travel features an article by famed anime director Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell, Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, Sky Crawlers), one of the most respected and renowned Japanese film directors of our time.
Future NEW PEOPLE Travel stories will include essays by Dice Tsutsumi (Art Director at Pixar, Toy Story 3), Katsuhito Ishii (Director, Redline, The Taste of Tea, Funky Forest), and Yoshitaka Amano (Artist, Final Fantasy, Gatchaman, Vampire Hunter D) among others.
“NEW PEOPLE Travel is a fun way for English readers to explore new and often little-seen sides of Japan through highly personal travelogues by some of the country’s most popular artists, filmmakers, and important creative visionaries,” says Seiji Horibuchi, the founder of NEW PEOPLE, Inc. “Readers can begin each week with an insightful essay that emphasizes a unique point of view. We look forward to developing NEW PEOPLE Travel as a fun new editorial outlet for our friends and colleagues in the Japanese pop culture space to share their experiences!”