Connect with Fumio
The available materials online include ‘The incredible tale of the Soy sauce’, Fumio’s graphic novel.
Pencil is a short comic about the fine art of pencil sharpening by Fumio Obata.
The runner-up for the Observer's short graphic story competition in 2010.
A silent comic when a kite flying session goes wrong.
Fumio's comic The Call. (View with caution, contains scenes of voilence).
Fumio's comic about the perils and danger of smoking.
Fumio's short comic titled 'Donuts'.
A comic book adaption real-life account of drug addiction, imprisonment, and recovery. Commissioned by NHS Lothian, and distributed to addicts in prison.
stills, slides and single images
The available materials on-line include ‘The incredible tale of the Soy sauce’ , Fumio’s graphic novel.
fumio's world in motion
Three Animations from Fumio Including the 3 minutes short ‘Shhh…’, and live footage from Duran Duran’s concert.
(3 min, 2006) Script and direction by Fumio Obata, produced by Madevi Dailly. A Redkite Animation production for Channel4.
(5 min, 2004) An experimental film while at Royal College of Art in Londodn. The soundtracks were borrowed from the composer John Wall’s Construction albums. I am indebted to his generosity for the permission.
(5 min, 2004) For a stage projection purpose. A Deep Visual production for Duran Duran..
Live footages of how the animation worked with Duran Duran's live show.