Orizuru(folded paper crane) became known as “the symbol of peace” all over the world by numerous masterpieces.
In this work we express the importance of world peace. Performer pray for peace by folding paper cranes, and her costume will change from white to red when it gets through.
In order to become a samurai it is necessary to do long and hard training. This work express that endless practice.
It is like climbing a snowy mountain in winter. You know that it is a tough road, but you will start walking. And crossing the mountain, you can see more tough road of the next mountain.
However, you start walking…
It is because you know that, it makes you sublime.
The whole phenomenon of Universe are made up of the balance of only two things.
This work is expressing the thought of that the principles of cosmic dual forces, the positive and negative, the male and female, the sun and the moon, light and shade.
Everything can not exist by only one side.
This work expressing that it is important to acknowledge the existence of others.
“ShinGiTai”, this work is expressing philosophy of Japanese traditional Martial Arts “Budo”. When you’d like to reach the highest point, it’s necessary to train 3 qualities as “spirit”, “techniques”, and “physical strength”. When that 3 elements became be united by good balance, a high result will be come.
We expressed this great Samurai spirit.
Embodies philosophy of Karate spirit “conquer oneself” by the battle with the shadow of his own. When you start learning Karate, at first while you immature you might become hostile against the outside. But if you continue practicing Karate for a long time, the wall of the mind collapses, breakthrough occurs. And you will know that the real enemy is in you. So you begin fighting with yourself to know the true meaning “strong”.
This is Karate spirit “conquer oneself”.
This work expresses “Carp climbing up a waterfall”. This fables meaning is “Do Beyond the Limit”.
With greater effort and beyond the limits, there is great success waiting there.
In the fables, a lot of fish tried to swim up a waterfall in the rapid stream river, but only carp could wax on and thus became dragons.
A work expressing the importance of overcoming worldly desires, striving to exceed the limit without giving up.
“Enter the Nunchopsticks” was shot in Paris.
Katsumi Sakakura, his new promotional video”Enter the Nunchopsticks” was shot in Paris.
Diamond Route Japan: History. Discover the Living Samurai Spirit.(VIDEO)
Katsumi Sakakura was involved in the project sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
This video expresses that Bushido(Samurai Spirits) is still alive…
“Katsumi Sakakura appeared on TEDxTokyo as a speaker.
“What is real Japanese Cool?”
Kaien “Mugen feat. Katsumi Sakakura”
Kaien “Mugen feat. Katsumi Sakakura” promotion video has been released from Warner Music Japan!
This music can be purchased all over the world on iTunes.
Please search “Katsumi Sakakura” on your iTunes!!!
GUILTY NOODLE THE MOVIE
“We have the right to eat what we want to eat.
I don’t hesitate to fight in order to defend it…”
Katsumi Sakakura, Eiko Iwaki, Kiki Cat Film Debut !!!
action director, music & SE, costume design, film edit, poster design
by Katsumi Sakakura
GUILTY NOODLE the MOVIE Official Trailerl
WE ARE GUILTY NOODLE AND WE ARE COMING FOR YOU LONDON.
Opening September, sign up at www.guiltynoodle.com for an exclusive launch invite and offers.
SOMETIMES GUILTY IS GOOD.
Performed by: Sunshine Katsura, Katsumi Sakakura, KIKI Cat, Eiko Iwaki