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Day of Independence (2003) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Chris Tashima

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Chris Tashima ... (writer)
Tim Toyama ... (writer)

Cast (in credits order)  

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Hog
Alan Muraoka ...
Keiko Kawashima ...
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Tad
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Julie Tofukuji ...
Lisa Joe ...
Dean Komure ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Henry Isakari ...
Mr. Hagiwara
Marcia Isakari ...
Mrs. Hagiwara
Lena Nakashima ...
Kathleen Kuwamoto Angel ...
Hospital Patient (uncredited)
Melissa Bugarin ...
Nurse (uncredited)
Tom Donaldson ...
Camp Director (uncredited)
David Fujishige ...
Issei Man (uncredited)
Susan Haruye ...
Choir Member (uncredited)
Kerri Higuchi ...
Choir Member (uncredited)
Yoko Ibuki ...
Choir Member (uncredited)
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Choir Member (uncredited)
Sarah Moser ...
Swing Dancer (uncredited)
Deborah Nishimura ...
Choir Member (uncredited)
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Swing Dancer (uncredited)
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Swing Dancer (uncredited)
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Swing Dancer (uncredited)
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Choir Member (uncredited)
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Choir Member (uncredited)
Ryan Suda ...
Desert Carp Player (uncredited)
Tyler Tangalin ...
National Anthem Clarinet Player (uncredited)
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Choir Member (uncredited)
Carol Toyama ...
Camp Secretary (uncredited)
Tim Toyama ...
Painter (uncredited)
Greg Watanabe ...
Choir Member (uncredited)
Paul Wong ...
Choir Member (uncredited)
Ping Wu ...
Choir Member (uncredited)
Kerry Yo Nakagawa ...
Desert Carp Manager (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Chris Donahue ... executive producer
Irma Escamilla ... associate producer
Lu Cien Hioe ... line producer
Pablo Miralles ... co-producer
Lisa Onodera ... producer
Tim Toyama ... executive producer

Music by 

Scott Nagatani

Cinematography by 

Stacy Toyama

Film Editing by 

Aaron Yamamoto ... (as Aaron I. Yamamoto)

Production Design by 

Akeime Mitterlehner

Art Direction by 

Andrea Finn

Costume Design by 

Naomi Yoshida Rodriguez ... (as Naomi Yoshida)

Makeup Department 

Carla Butts ... hair / makeup
Kristin Chan ... makeup assistant: Stockton
Nicole Colucci ... assistant makeup
Bonnie Deal ... wig stylist
Susan Jones ... assistant makeup
Anny Kim ... key hair stylist
David Larson ... wig stylist
Aneshia Levy ... makeup artist
Christina Ma ... wig stylist (as Christina Souza Ma)
Michelle Mungcal ... makeup
Cynthia Nobriga ... assistant makeup
Jackie Phillips ... key background hair stylist
Linda Whang ... key makeup artist
Zoey Wiesenborn ... assistant hair / assistant makeup
Kirsten Wray ... makeup assistant: Stockton

Production Management 

Greg Spence ... post-production supervisor
Marcus Yasui ... production associate

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Michael D. Gillis ... second assistant director: Stockton
Pablo Miralles ... second unit director
Nonie Perlas ... additional second assistant director: Stockton
Lon Takiguchi ... second assistant director
Ken Wada ... first assistant director
Joel Wang ... first assistant director: second unit / second assistant director

Art Department 

Derek Bjornsen ... construction coordinator
Tom Donaldson ... lead carpenter: Stockton
Julia Englehorn ... lead carpenter: Stockton
David Fujishige ... set construction: Stockton
John Fukumoto ... set construction: Stockton
Andy Hammer ... assistant art director
Mas Ishihara ... set construction: Stockton
Toshi Ishihara ... set construction: Stockton
George Kitagawa ... set construction: Stockton
Jennifer Mok ... greensperson
Jack Natsuhara ... set construction: Stockton
Ryan E. Nelson ... set constructor
John Peacock ... carpenter: Los Angeles
Tad Shibata ... set construction: Stockton
Aaron Staubach ... swing: Los Angeles
Brian Staubach ... swing: Los Angeles
Ken Takemoto ... set dresser
Kats Uyeda ... set construction: Stockton
Martin Weeks ... lead carpenter: Los Angeles
Pete Yagi ... set construction: Stockton

Sound Department 

Jeremy Balko ... foley recordist
Curtis Choy ... sound mixer (as Curtis X. Choy)
Alan Freedman ... adr mixer
David Holmes ... boom operator
Yoshi Irie ... sound utility
Young-kon Kim ... playback operator / sound utility
Kaname Morishita ... sound utility
Shelley Roden ... foley artist
Jonathan Wales ... sound re-recording mixer

Visual Effects by 

Adam Hawkey ... lead compositor: iOFilm
Kristin Johnson ... matte painter
Albert Mason ... visual effects producer

Camera and Electrical Department 

Toby Annis ... grip
Armain Austin ... camera assistant: Stockton
Alec Boehm ... first assistant camera
Michael Chin ... director of photography: second unit
Patrick B. Coate ... assistant camera
Scott Cramer ... electric: Stockton
Ron Geary ... grip
Dean Hayasaka ... assistant camera: second unit / second unit assistant camera
Steve Iriguchi ... key grip (as Steve 'Gooch' Iriguchi)
Mitsuharu Isa ... electrics assistant: Los Angeles
Mark K. Kuromoto ... grip: Los Angeles (as Mark Kuramoto)
Tak Matsuda ... best boy electric
Ryan McCoy ... second assistant camera
Efrain Morales ... electrics assistant: Los Angeles
John Michael Morales ... grip: Los Angeles
David Morrison ... grip: Los Angeles
Jeff Murrell ... gaffer: Los Angeles
Roger Nakasone ... electrics assistant: Los Angeles
Thomas Nead ... gaffer: Stockton
Victoria Rodriguez ... electric: Stockton
Shane Sato ... still photographer
Greg Ulrich ... assistant camera

Casting Department 

Jenny Murano Lounibos ... background casting: Stockton (as Jenny Murano)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Melissa Bugarin ... costumer: Stockton
Matt Candito ... costumer: Stockton
Gary Castler ... wardrobe assistant
Londi Cawthorn ... draper
Rebecca Crompton ... draper
Gilberto Guzman ... vintage baseball uniforms tailored by
Kathy Hastings ... costumer: Stockton
Cynthia Hennon ... costumer: Stockton
Rodney Kageyama ... wardrobe assistant
Naomi Kajiyama ... wardrobe assistant
Suzy Katsuda ... wardrobe assistant
Vicki Kawamura ... costumer: Stockton
Daniella Kroehne ... wardrobe assistant
Albert Lau ... wardrobe assistant
LaVerne Laux ... draper
Kathy Yoon Lee ... draper
Gina Mandelli ... wardrobe assistant
Kathy Masaoka ... wardrobe assistant
Cathie McClellan ... costumer: Stockton
Patty Nagano ... wardrobe assistant
Steve Nagano ... wardrobe assistant
Miki Nishikawa ... wardrobe assistant
Kay Ochi ... wardrobe assistant
Mariko Oka ... wardrobe assistant
Dorothy Okura ... wardrobe assistant
Dori Quan ... set costumer
Al Shimizu ... wardrobe assistant
Anna Slader ... costumer: Stockton
Cheri Smith ... costumer: Stockton
Rosalina Smith ... draper
Lydia Tanji ... costumer: Stockton
Lindsay Tomita ... wardrobe assistant
Carol Toyama ... wardrobe assistant
Nathan Toyama ... wardrobe assistant
Paulette Uris ... assistant costume designer
Susan Watanabe ... costumer: Stockton
William Wolak ... costumer: Stockton
Fumio Yoshida ... wardrobe assistant
Marchele Zolman ... wardrobe assistant

Editorial Department 

Sarah Brockhoff ... assistant editor

Music Department 

Gordon Bash ... studio musician: bass
Kerry Carnahan ... studio singer
Timo Chen ... music producer / studio musician: guitar
Larry Dougherty ... studio musician: saxaphone
Jason Fong ... studio singer
Scott Fraser ... song recording & mixing
Ai Goeku ... studio singer
Michael Hagiwara ... studio singer
Kym Hoy ... singer: original song
Linda Igarashi ... studio singer
Lisa Joe ... studio musician: flute
Keiko Kawashima ... studio singer
Kurt Kuniyoshi ... studio singer
Scott Nagatani ... studio musician: keyboards/piano
Shaun Shimoda ... studio singer
Fusako Shiotani ... studio singer
Tyler Tangalin ... studio musician: clarinet
Paul Wong ... studio singer
Danny Yamamoto ... studio musician: drums
Marlene Mitsuko Yamane ... studio singer

Transportation Department 

Tom Calzia ... driver
P. Gerald Knight ... transportation coordinator
Steve Shoemaker ... driver

Other crew 

Anthony Sadao Angel ... production assistant
Kathleen Kuwamoto Angel ... production assistant (as Kathleen R. Kuwamoto Angel)
J. Stephen Brady ... production assistant
Matt Dingess ... baseball player coordinator: Stockton
Susan Fukuda ... logo/graphic design
Jeff Fukushima ... production assistant
Ai Goeku ... choreographers assistant / script supervisor
Michael Hagiwara ... choreographer
Kristen Hiraoka ... production assistant
Daniel Hsia ... pre-production assistant
Christine Hwang ... production assistant
Meg Imamoto ... production assistant
Marcia Isakari ... physician: Stockton (as Marcia Isakari M.D.)
Rodney Jao ... production assistant
Erin Kane ... set production assistant
Hiroshi F. Kashiwagi ... production assistant
Soji Kashiwagi ... production assistant / publicity writer
Rosa Yang Kato ... location manager (as Rosa Yang Kato)
Dan Kwong ... technical advisor: baseball
Nelson Mashita ... production assistant
Michael Mourgides ... set production assistant
Dennis Mukai ... one-sheet design/photography
Nadine Nakano ... office production assistant
Cathy Fujishige O'Brien ... office production assistant
Ken Ochiai ... production assistant
Lushun Quon ... production assistant
Alexandria Reyes ... office production assistant
Darren Reyes ... craft service
Racheal Rodriguez ... development director
Cindy Sakumoto ... production assistant
Zac Sanford ... production assistant
Yuka Shirasuna ... production coordinator
James Bradford Sivils ... script supervisor
Trevor McKay Smith ... production assistant
Janet Song ... production assistant
Patti Sue ... craft service
Steve Sue ... craft service / production coordinator
Irene Sumi ... craft service
Marilyn Tokuda ... production assistant
Lisa A. Tromovitch ... key directors assistant
Amy H. Tung ... set production assistant (as Amy Hong-Man Tung)
Bobby Umemoto ... technical advisor: baseball
Shane Williamson ... office production assistant
Rena Wiriaatmadja-Nelson ... office coordinator
Juliet Wong ... production assistant
Heather Wood ... choreographers assistant
Kerry Yo Nakagawa ... consultant: Japanese American baseball history
Mira Yong ... production coordinator
Amy Hill ... background voices (uncredited)
Darrell Kunitomi ... background voices (uncredited)

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