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Shinobu Machida

Collector 庶民文化探求家 in Tokyo

Peko-chan In Vogue

PRESENTED ON FEB 20, 2014
IN TOKYO @ VOL 111

Collector extraordinaire Shinobu Machida speaks on one of Japan's most recognizable characters: Fujiya Co.'s mascot, Peko-chan. Here he shows off 20 of the nearly 300 different variations of Peko-chan he has photographed. You'll see Peko-chan in her overalls, a kimono, even mermaid Peko-chan! 

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Computer Graphic Character Design

BY REIBE STUDIOS
@ VOL 11 ON DEC 20, 2011

A group of students from computer science and fine arts departments share with us the methodologies they apply to the creation of characters in computer graphics, and how they produced two short films. (in Italian)

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HARIKEN

BY HARIKEN (GREEN BOY)
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Green Boy (aka HARIKEN) is a creator of street-style character designs, and in this presentation he shares some of his recent work. (in Japanese, with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 17, 2013.

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Chinese Characters

BY YONGQING LIU
@ VOL 13 ON MAY 18, 2013

Yongqing Liu is a Secretary-General of Shenzhen Graphic Design Association. His amazing design works utilizing Chinese characters and fonts for products and branding is a combination of historical background and his own feelings toward life. Unfortunatley, Yonging Liu was unavailable, and a friend of his presented for him instead. 

 

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Candee Noir: Genesis of a Character, Journey of a Short Film

BY KELLY SHIPE
@ VOL 12 ON AUG 19, 2014

Kelly Shipe goes into depth on the journey of the production of the short film "Candee Noir", beginning with the creation of the film's main character and culminating with the premiere of the final edit in New York City.

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Branding Christmas

BY JUHO VIITASALO
@ VOL 120 ON DEC 16, 2014

"There are not so many brands that can actually do this..."

In Branding Christmas from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 120, industrial designer Juho Viitasalo took to the stage for a holiday branding exercise, examining just how far the branding of Christmas and Santa Claus has managed to propel these two things to worldwide popularity.

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Branding and Bipartisan Politics

BY DANNY CASH
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 05, 2012

Danny Cash teaches us about modern branding and propaganda. He also compares coke and Pepsi rivalry with the Republican and Democratic parties rivalry. 

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Personal Branding

BY HEATHER HOOK
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 23, 2016

Presenter Heather Hook discusses personal branding and increasing your self awareness through social media and marketing.

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Girl Power! 3D and CG Modeled Characters

BY MIKA SAWAE
@ VOL 139 ON SEP 28, 2016

クリエイターユニット「つくる女」リーダーの澤江美香さん。今回は活動のひとつ、人気声優をモデルにキャラクターをつくり、グッズや3DCGに発展して多くの人の目にふれるようになった経緯をプレゼンされています。

Mika Sawae leads the creators’ unit, “Tsukurujo.” She will be presenting on the process of making various and numerous 3D and CG modelled characters, and the processes of assigning each with distinct motifs and unique voices to capture the attention and imagination of their audience.

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Character a Day

BY YEKA HASKI
@ VOL 159 ON SEP 26, 2018

Yeka Haski is a multi-media artist, creating character-related artworks, illustrations and product design. In April 2018 she started a project called "Character a day" to challenge herself and to understand why we all love characters so much, and how to make a great one.

Yeka Haski はキャラクターをモチーフにしてイラストやデザインを創り出すマルチメディアアーティスト。2018年4月には ”Character a Day” (1日1キャラ) というプロジェクトを始動し、なぜ私たちはキャラクターが好きなのか、そして人気のキャラクターを生み出すにはどうすれば良いかを模索している。