Interview: Abe Spiegel – director of The Nujabes Documentary
I recently got the opportunity to have a chat with Abe Speigel, who is currently directing The Nujabes Documentary: An Eternal Soul. The documentary chronicles the life of DJ/Producer Seba Jun “Nujabes”. Nujabes was one of the most prolific contributors to the background music and soundtracks of the anime series Samurai Champloo (2004), and created a unique musical style that established him as one of the most original producers within Japan and throughout the world. On February 26, 2010, Nujabes was involved in a traffic accident in which he tragically passed away. This documentary is a tribute to his life and talent within music. You can listen to my interview concerning the project with Mr. Spiegel below.
The audio interview can be viewed below:
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The trailer can be viewed below:
Author: Miguel Douglas
Showa Fujishima is a former detective. One day, his daughter Kanako, who is a model student, disappears. To find his daughter, he investigates more carefully into his daughter’s life. He then becomes involved in a shocking situation.
Kuklo was found as a baby crying in a mass of Titan vomit, amidst the dead titan corpses. He is essentially hated by the people inside the walls. Kuklo, despite his horrible beginnings and a single-functioning eye, also seems to grow unnaturally fast. He parts himself from his past and gambles on the fate of humanity by enlisting in the Survey Corps.
In 1972, an ancient alien hypergate was discovered on the surface of the moon. Using this technology, humanity began migrating to Mars and settling there. After settlers discovered additional advanced technology, the Vers Empire was founded, which claimed Mars and its secrets for themselves. Later, the Vers Empire declared war on Earth, and in 1999, a battle on the Moon’s surface caused the hypergate to explode, shattering the Moon and scattering remnants into a debris belt around the planet.
The story takes place many years in the future where the game “Rhyme,” a virtual fighting game, is incredibly popular and people possess “AllMates,” convenient AI computers.