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Shugo Tokumaru’s Katachi

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This stop-motion papercraft music video directed by Polish animation team Katarzyna Kijek and Przemysław Adamski is for the song Katachi by Japanese singer-songwriter Shugo Tokumaru.

The video is created with around “2000 silhouettes extracted from PVC plates using computer-controlled cutter.” As each layer was added, the camera pulled back to maintain the same distance throughout the animation.

rainbow layers
dancing figures with triangles
katachi figures
The word ‘katachi’ means form, shape, or figure in Japanese. 

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Thanks, Laura.

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