Taro, a director living in Tokyo, receives an offer from a US firm to direct a green tea commercial. There’s one caveat. It needs to be set in Tokyo but shot in LA. The place prepared for him to shoot the commercial was a very different TOKYO from the one he knew…


  • Takeshi Tanaka: Director
  • Takeshi Tanaka: Writer
  • Hayato Keavin Mitsuishi: Producer
  • Taishi Tamaki: Key Cast, “Taro” Terrace House
  • Daivid John Craig: Key Cast, “Tony”
  • Kei Filipek: Key Cast, “George”
  • Daisuke Yamamoto: Director of photography
  • Daichi Yoshida: Music


  • Project Title (Original Language): This is TOKYO
  • Project Type: Short
  • Runtime: 17 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date: April 24, 2020
  • Production Budget: 15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Country of Filming: Japan, United States
  • Language: English, Japanese
  • Shooting Format: R3d(RED), mov(iPhone)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Film Color: Color