Sushi Police, a 3DCG animated series inspired by the Japanese Government's attempt to regulate global Japanese restaurants, known as the "Sushi Police" incident.*
*The Sushi Police incident occurred in 2006 when the Japanese Government announced that all Japanese restaurants overseas would have to be authenticated. Triggered a media backlash with their article about "The Sushi Police" in reference to secret visits made by Japanese inspectors to restaurants around the world.
Winner of the 2015 Cannes Poster Awards given by the Hollywood Reporter
An animation to mark the 20th Anniversary of TOKYO MX
With the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games around the corner, there's also a worldwide sushi boom！ But what to do with all the bastardized sushi out there?The Japanese Government's urgent response is to team up with other ruling powers around the world to establish the WFCO (World Food-culture Conservation Organization) to protect and promote authentic local cuisine.And so the World Food-Culture Conservation Organization (WFCO), deploys its 9th Division to oversee Japanese cuisine abroad. The 9th Division, a.k.a. Sushi Police, is notorious for their aggressive conduct and they hassle anyone serving unauthentic Japanese food in the U.S., Russia, France, China, etc. They will resort to any means necessary to eliminate bad sushi. Soon they are despised by restaurant proprietors around the world.
He's the new Japanese-Brazilian WFCO Director-General.
She's an experienced secretary who has served every Director-General. Nothing or no one can shake her confidence.
She's a food reporter with a deep interest in Japanese culture.A hardheaded daredevil.The Sushi Police are her nemesis but their entangled relationship will change as the story unfolds.
In each country we meet unique Japanese restaurant proprietors anxious to avoid legal complications with the Sushi Police.
Its wasabi ammunition makes it non-lethal but it sure burns your nose.
Designed to fire successively, it's capable of covering everything in sight with wasabi in a few seconds.
A wasabi weapon with superior fire power. It's Kawasaki's weapon of choice.
A pair of over-sized chopsticks connected with a chain. Suzuki is the expert of this.
Used to confiscate illegal sushi, it's so powerful it sucks out the chef's love for sushi.
It enhances Honda's special ability to hear the "sushi cry."
The Sushi Police's ace in the hole. It disintegrate illegal sushi establishments in a jiffy.
This is the standard airborne transport vessel for the Sushi Police.
It's armed with a sushi chain gun and wasabi napalm.
This is a green-tea-fueled all-terrain vehicle.
HONDA : Akira YAMASHITA
SUZUKI : ifMASACA
KAWASAKI : Hiromitsu OKAMOTO
SARAH : Yumi KIKUCHI
DIRECTED by Tatsushi MOMEN
SCREENPLAY by Ichiro KUSUNO, Kotaro ANDO
Theme song of “SUSHI POLICE” : OK Go×Perfume「I Don’t Understand You」
EXECTIVE PRODUCER：Toshiaki NAKAZAWA
PRODUCER：Kensuke ZUSHI, Kouji KAWAHARA
PRODUCTION MANAGER：Kengo NAKAISHI CHARACTER DESIGN：NURIKABE, Motohiro ICHINOMIYA, TOBI TOREBURUYA
PRODUCTION DESIGN：OKAMOTO Shota KAWAMURA MUSICcKen INAOKA, Kiminori TAKAKI
CO-PRODUCE：GG7, TWIN PLANET
VISUAL DESIGN：Noriyuki MATSUO
PRODUCTION：SEDIC INTERNATIONAL, KOO-KI
CO-PRODUCTION：i-mage, exsa, Strobolights, DIGITAL MEDIA LAB, TriF studio, Bamboo Mountain, BIGFOOT, RAEN, REDOT, invisible designs lab., noisycroak
PRESENTED by "SUSHI POLICE" Project Partners（SEDIC INTERNATIONAL, DENTSU, SANKYO PLANNING, TOKYO MX, KOO-KI, TOKYU RECREATION, AMUSE）