Posted By yonghow on June 26th, 2007

Takeru from Freedom and Ray from Steamboy greet visitors at the entrance of Sunrise Emotion Animation Studios ( Steamboy Studios ) in Ogikubo, Tokyo. We’ve just moved to this bigger studio last week ( which actually is just a block down the road ), check out this older post.In case you are wondering why that Steamboy cardboard figure look like it was made by a fan, that’s because its really old ( Steamboy took 8 years to complete ), and must have been made during the early stages of production, maybe even before Ray Steam’s character design was finalized.

While most of the the action is happening at the Anime Expo in California with the release of Freedom on HD dvd, back in the studio work goes on for the 6th installment of the television commercial that will go on air later in July, in conjunction with the release Freedom 4. I was just watching the rough cut during the production meeting this afternoon and one of the scenes from the commercial bears resemblence to Utada Hikaru’s Deep River promo clip. Her song “Kiss and Cry” will continue to be used as the theme music.

Posted in Freedom Project, Work

9 Responses to “Takeru+Ray”


  1. A year of work at Sunrise Emotion Animation Studios at Halcyon Realms - Freedom Project/anime/photography/film
  2. Takeru is out on a business trip. at Halcyon Realms - Freedom Project/anime/photography/film
  3. Life after Freedom at Halcyon Realms - Freedom Project/anime/photography/film
  4. Voyage : Ray Toh | Halcyon Realms - anime|photography|film
  5. Katsuhiro Otomo + Katsuya Terada = VIVA IL CICLISSIMO! | Halcyon Realms - anime|photography|film
  6. Upcoming anime films 1 - Sword of the Stranger | Halcyon Realms - anime|photography|film
  7. Pink, the Color of Spring - Fallen Plum Petals in Ogikubo, Tokyo. | Halcyon Realms - anime|photography|film
  8. The Art of Steamboy Part I : The Storyboards | Halcyon Realms - anime|photography|film
  9. Halcyon Realms – Animation.Film.Photography and Art Book Reviews » » Otomo Katsuhiro + Casio G-Shock