Lukewarm era Project 2024

A prologue to the short story of “Lukewarm era Project”.

10mm/Color
Written&Directed | Daisuke Shimada
Written | Mizuki Jin             
Stylist | Kaori Kawakami
Hair & Make up | Yuko Aika      
Cast | Moa     
Voice  | Chimato

[Yellow Sparrow Wind] A moist southeast wind that blows during the rainy season.According to a Chinese legend, when this wind blows, sea fish transform into yellow sparrows.

Tokyo at the end of the century is filled with social unrest, economic instability, and a sense of confinement. Children of that era who were left alone by society were suspicious of adults,

In search of someone to fill the void of loneliness, he begins searching for a way to approve of himself.

The late 1990s was the last era before people became online-centric.

I think there are similarities with today’s rapidly changing times such as AI. This time, I created a prologue video for a story based on this theme.


[黄雀風]梅雨の時期に吹く南東の湿った風
この風の吹くころ海魚が変じて黄雀になるという中国の言い伝えによる。

社会不安や経済不安、閉塞感が漂う世紀末の東京。
社会に放っておかれたその時代の子供たちは大人への猜疑心を持ち、

孤独感を埋めてくれる誰かを求め、自分を承認する術を探しはじめる。

90年代後半は人がオンライン中心の時代に変わっていく前の最後の時代であり

AIなど目まぐるしく変化する現代に通じる所があると思っています。
今回、このテーマにある物語のプロローグ映像をつくりました。