FlyingJeans Project

#6 – What Comes Next

A documentary behind the production of FlyingJeans the most comfortable pair of jeans you’ll ever sit in. In March 2019, FlyingJeans held a talk event titled “Thinking about the Future through Wheelchairs and Fashion”. Fashion creative director Sayumi Gunji joined the panel and discussed the current state of wheelchairs and fashion in Japanese society. How can one pair of jeans start a new wave in the fashion world? Watch to find out.

Producer Keita Takayanagi
Yukihiro Koguchi
Assistant Producer Keiko Sato
Supervisor Masahiro Uemoto
Director Rie Yamauchi
Assistant Director Tatsuya Kuroki Tan Zhao Song
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.