Following the success of the drama, the Japanese director made his feature film debut with the cinematic spin-off “Nodame Cantabile” in 2009. Since then, he produced box office hits like “Thermae Romae” (2012) and “Color me True” (2018).
On the occasion of Japannual Film Festival , Hideki Takeuchi came back to the roots of his cinematic oeuvre to talk about his newest feature, “Fly Me to the Saitama“.
Since we are in Vienna, let me take up the opportunity first to ask you about the work that you have done here?
I came to Vienna 10 years ago to shoot “Nodame Cantabile” (2009). For the movie,