JUNYA OKABE – CEO

Junya Okabe(Birth: 05.07.1965)
Producer and Director for movies and TV.

Born in Yokohama.
1984〜1987 Creative Sculptor Team – Galapagos
1989〜2006 CEO at Buildup, Inc.
2007〜2009 Vice-president & Chief Creative Executive at Tsuburaya Productions, Inc.
Present CEO at IDA, Inc. (International Digital Artist) www.okabe.tv

TV

  • I Love Nature!! The Earth School       (Opening movie, 1990)
  • Macross 7                              (Opening CG movie, 1991)
  • Hammer Price                      (Opening movie, 1991)
  • NHK Special ‘LIFE’                    (CG movie, 1992) *Won Emmy Award.
  • Let’s Play in English      (Character dev, Design, Modeling, Production design, CG movie, 2001)
  • I Cat Do It!                        (Character & Opening movie, 2002)
  • Gonna Go Crazy! Funky Dogs         (Character dev, Design, Opening movie, 2002)
  • Super Galaxy Battle                (Production company, Total 26 eps, 2002)
  • Challenge! TV kids!                (Planning, Producer, Writer, Director, 2005)
  • Akiba Chan                        (Producing, Director, 2006)
  • Ultra Galaxy Mega Monster Battle: Never Ending Odyssey  (Chief Supervisor, 2008)

Commercial Film

  • Yakisoban, Nisshin        (Special Effects Props & Designs, 1990)
  • IN Express, Reknown    (Special Effects Props & Designs, 1990)
  • Fantasy Star, Sega        (Special Effects Props & Designs, 1991)
  • Panasonic Dry cell Battery     (Special Effects Props & Designs, 1992)
  • Vaio TV, Samsung         (CG movie, 1992)
  • Kuronama, Asahi Beer    (CG movie, 1992)
  • Shinken Zemi            (Creature Effects, 1993)
  • Gakusyu Kenkyu-sha    (CG movie, 1993)
  • Virtual-On, Sega        (CG movie, 1993)
  • Crash Bandicoot, Sony    (CG movie, 1993)
  • Catechin Pepa, National    (CG movie, 1993)
  • Su-Water, Kirin Beverage     (CG movie, 1993)
  • From A                  (CG movie, 1993)
  • Water-repellent Tires, Dunlop  (Special Effects Props & Designs, 1993)
  • Any Call, Samsung       (CG movie, 1993)
  • Reciente, Shiseido        (CG movie, 1993)
  • Nippon Life Insurance    (CG movie, 1993)
  • Goki Jets               (Character Design, Special Effects & CG movie, 1994)
  • Presario, Compaq        (CG movie, 1994)
  • Chelsea             (Special Effects Props & Designs, 1994)
  • Apricot             (Special Effects Props & Designs, 1994)
  • Crash Bandicoot 2, Sony    (CG movie, 1994)
  • Commucase            (CG movie, 1995)
  • Ayumi Hamazaki, EZ-WEB     (Special Effects Creature, 2000)
  • Prestige D             (Special Effects Creature, 2000)
  • Zaurus, Shape        (Character Designs,  Special Effects Creature, 2000)
  • Vegetable Juice, Kagome    (Character Designs, Special Effects Creature, 2003)
  • Apricot Cocktail, Eishogen    (Character Designs, Special Effects Creature, 2003)
  • Metal Gear Solid, Konami     (Special Effects Creatures, 2004)
  • Screwbreaker Drillio        (VFX, Character Creator, 2005)

Game

  • Virtua Fighter                 (CG movie, 1993)
  • Sakura Wars                 (CG movie, 1993)
  • Virtual Pro-wrestling            (CG movie, 1993)
  • Ace Combat 2                 (CG movie, 1993)
  • Door to Phantomile             (CG movie, 1994)
  • Sakura Wars                 (CG movie, 1995)
  • Wachen Roder                (CG movie, 1995)
  • Seventh Cross                (CG movie, 1995)
  • Cyber Troopers Virtual-On        (CG movie, 1999)
  • Sonic Shuffle                 (CG movie, 2000)
  • motoGP                     (CG movie, 2001)
  • Xenosaga                    (CG movie, 2002)
  • Doshin the Giant            (CG movie, 2002)
  • Panzer Dragoon             (CG movie, 2002)
  • Soulcalibur II                (CG movie, 2003)
  • Tales of Symphonia             (CG movie, 2003)
  • Let’s Make a Pro-Soccer Team!     (CG movie, 2003)
  • Quest of D                 (CG movie, 2003)
  • Gunslinger                 (CG movie, 2004)
  • Transformer                 (CG movie, 2004

Films

OVA

  • D          (Producer, Writer, Director, 1999)
  • Japanese Mafia District 23 Shinjyuku    (Writer, Director, 2005)
  • Ultraman Mebius series – Ghost Reverse (Production Supervisor, 2009)
  •  CAT SHIT ONE                    (Producer, Production works, Distribution, 2011)

Amusement, Stage, Event, Exhibition, Others

  • Komekome Club                (Stage Design, Costume Design, 1990)
  • Giant Dinosaurs Event ‘Diano Live’     (Robot Producing, Robot production, 1992)
  • Super Galaxy Battle: Choco-Vader    (Character Toys in snack boxes, 2001)
  • Bizarre Creatures                     (Video Production, 2003)
  • Metal Gear Solid Sneak Eater     (Novelty Master Model & Mass Production, 2004)
  • Ultraman Series                    (Art Direction for Promotion, 2004)
  • Asian Kung Fu Generation        (Character Creation for Promotional Video, 2004)