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Past Tokyo Event: Heineken Star Lounge

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What Color is Godzilla?

BY DON KRATZER
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Don Kratzer attempts to answer the controversial question, "What Color is Godzilla?" Plus, other über-toy-nerd trivia concerning the color green.

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Social Design in Japan

BY HIROYUKI ONO
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Hiroyuki Ono of Greenz.jp -- a web magazine that has been covering social design from around the world since 2006 -- talks about how social design can be used solve social problems in positive ways. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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Luigi

BY KYLE MCLAIN
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

"Gaming Fashionista" Kyle McLain is a longtime fan of all things Nintendo. He goes into depth on the secondary role gaming's famed sidekick Luigi (of the Super Mario Bros. franchise) plays in reference to his older brother Mario, his emotional range, and his history as a character within the Nintendo compendium. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 21, 2013.

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Medical Herbman Cafe Project

BY SOICHIRO ARAKI
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Landscape designer and project director Soichiro Araki of the design firm EARTHSCAPE speaks of his organization's mission to bring together humans and nature, in particular, the MHCP (Medical Herbman Cafe Project) a means of connecting with local communities through botany and herbal remedies. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 3, 2013.

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How to Survive a Kappa Attack

BY MATT ALT
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Matt Alt is the author of the "Attack!" series of books that so far have introduced the West to the world of yokai, yurei, and ninjas. In this presentation, we learn all about the traditional green creature known as the kappa.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 24, 2013.

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HARIKEN

BY HARIKEN (GREEN BOY)
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Green Boy (aka HARIKEN) is a creator of street-style character designs, and in this presentation he shares some of his recent work. (in Japanese, with English subtitles)

"Presentation of the Day" on July 17, 2013.

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Experiments in Form and Sound

BY KEITA AKIYAMA
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

When it comes to his creative process, Keita Akiyama has two main themes he follows: form and sound. In this presentation, he walks us through recent drawings and electronic musical instruments, showing off some of his acoustic plants. (in Japanese with English subtitles)

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Green Buildings

BY MARK DYTHAM
@ HEINEKEN STAR LOUNGE ON MAY 15, 2013

Presented as part of a themed's special event that revolved around the color "green," Klein Dytham architecture's Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham share some of their favorite green buildings -- and by this, we mean buildings colored green!

Mark Dytham
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo
Don Kratzer
Guerrilla Semiotician, Fig-lab || 国際フィギュア研究所 in Tokyo
Astrid Klein
Architect & PechaKucha Night Founder, Klein Dytham architecture in Tokyo
HARIKEN (Green Boy)
Character Designer in Tokyo
Hiroyuki Ono
greenz.jp in Tokyo
Matt Alt
Author/Game Localizer in Tokyo
Keita Akiyama
Designer in Osaka
Kyle McLain
in Tokyo
Soichiro Araki
Designer/Project Director, Earthscape in Tokyo
Ultra Super New
Creative Agency in Tokyo