FlyingJeans Project

#2 – The Beginning

A documentary behind the production of FlyingJeans, the most comfortable pair of jeans you’ll ever sit in. In this episode, we learn about the fateful meeting between FlyingJeans developer Kenichi Kato and Hiroyuki Okazaki, CEO of the knit company Maruyasu Corporation, and their path towards creating FlyingJeans. Learn what drives their passion towards the FlyingJeans project.

Producer Keita Takayanagi
Yukihiro Koguchi
Assistant Producer Keiko Sato
Supervisor Masahiro Uemoto
Director Rie Yamauchi
Director of Photography Petter Jensen
Editor Rie Yamauchi
Music by Yukako Niizuma
Composer/Piano Hiroko Miyano
Vocal Yukako Niizuma
Recording Engineer Hiroshi Kitashiro
English Supervisor Nelson Babin-Coy
Art Director/Computer Graphicr Takuma Araki

Kenichi Kato
Kenichi Kato
CEO of The Flying Wheelchair

Kenichi Kato

Representative director of Yamagata's Barrier Free Center. Diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at 21. Works to increase the public's knowledge about the importance of being barrier-free while also expanding it's potential in society.
# KENMEI: To focus all oneʼs energy on a goal. To risk oneʼs life.