Monday, November 17, 2014

The meeting of Fossil Research Society Japan.

On 15th-16th Nov. I participated in The meeting of Fossil Research Society Japan. I did examination of a picture contest of sea cow discovered in Nagaoka, dinosaur reconstruction workshops for kids, and a presentation on making of reconstruction model of sea cow Hydrodamalis.sp of the Nagaoka Municipal Science Museum. I sculpted the 1/10 scale model of it.And then, Studio Toriado made the full-size model by increasing the 1/10 model to ten times. https://www.facebook.com/hirokazu.tokugawa/posts/698292696879227
In the meeting, Hitoshi Furusawa,(Sapporo Museum Activity Center) and Keiichi Takahashi(Lake Biwa Museum) had presentations on their study.
Furusawa is the supervisor of the Hydrodamalis model.
Takahashi is the supervisor of Wolly mammoth toy of Favorite Co.,Ltd. that I sculpted the original model.http://www.f-favorite.net/SHOP/77612.html


 

Friday, November 14, 2014

SVP 2014 in Berlin.



Dunkleosteus is http://www.f-favorite.net/SHOP/77618.html...
That was developed with reference to the models I sculpted and, supervised by Taketeru Tomita(the winner of Edwin H. and Margaret M. Colbert Award in 2010.
I'm really glad that I could take take these photos!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A small exhibition at National Museum of Nature and Science Tokyo

Dinosaur hall of National Museum of Nature and Science Tokyo is closed and under renovation now. During the period, there is a small exhibition of dinosaur, and my works(Triceratops, Lambeosaurus, and Pachycephalosaurus) are exhibited too. This exhibition is till end of June 2015.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

My works for Favorite Co.,Ltd's Prehistoric Life line

My works for Favorite Co.,Ltd's Prehistoric Life line.
http://f-favorite.net/english/products/prehistoric/
I sculpted them with supervision of paleontologists.
Smilodon: supervised by Shintaro Ogino
Woolly mammoth: supervised by Keiichi Takahashi
Dunkleosteus: supervised by Taketeru Tomita
Anomalocaris: Masanori Hirata,cooperation of collection of data.

I'd like to continue to work with paleontologists.
And I hope to have chances that I work with paleontologists of various countries.




Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Dinosaur and Fossil fan meeting, at Tokyu-hands cafe.

Dinosaur and Fossil fan meeting, at Tokyu-hands cafe.





 We've been planning this meeting at Tokyu-hands cafe. These photos are at the 8th an 10th meeting.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014























Photos by  Favorite Co.,Ltd.
Dunkleosteus, a new item of Favorite Co.,Ltd.'s soft model line.
I sculpted the original model of this toy. The supervisor is Taketeru Tomita, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.
a new item of Favorite Co.,Ltd.'s soft model line.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

A preview of special exhibition "Prehistoric Mammals"

I participated in a preview of "Prehistoric Mammals" ,special exhibition of japanese fossil mammals. at National Museum of Nature and Science,Tokyo.
I sculpted 3 reconstruction models, Higotherium(Esthonychidae),Plesiocolopinus(Helaletidae),and Zaisanamynodon(Aminodontidae) for this exhibition.

 Palaeoloxodon naumanni

 Paleoparadoxia

 Behemotops

 Desmostylia skeletons.

 Higotherium(Esthonychidae) :my work
 Higotherium

 Plesiocolopinus(Helaletidae)

 Zaisanamynodon(Aminodontidae)

 With Yukimitsu Tomida, the superviser of this special exhibition. 

 With Makoto Manabe, paleontologist of this museum. He has been supervising many dinosaur books.

 Smilodon and woolly mammoth toys that I sculpted the original models. http://www.f-favorite.net/SHOP/982789/list.html

Monday, June 23, 2014

New dinosaur illustrated book for kids

New dinosaur illustrated book for kids was published by Gakken. My company joined to write dinosaur explanations. And my company's dinosaur 3DCG skeletons (Triceratops,Diplodocus,Euoplocephalus,Stegosaurus,Parasaurolophus )were used and modified for the data of smartphone application software.
http://actow.jp/3DCG.html
Parasaurolophus skeleton on this photo was made by Shu-yu Hsu/許書毓 . He is a partner artist of my company.`

Wednesday, June 18, 2014




Photos by  Favorite Co.,Ltd.

Dunkleosteus, a new item of Favorite Co.,Ltd.'s soft model line.
I sculpted the original model of this toy. The supervisor is Taketeru Tomita, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Sinomegaceros yabei (2014)

Sinomegaceros yabei

length 35cm
scale about 1/8

Sinomegaceros yabei was a kind of giant elk discovered in Japan. In Japan,there are many exhibition of the skeletons at museums. This animal would be one of the well known fossil animal in Japan.


Thursday, January 16, 2014

Anomalocaris (Favorite Co.,Ltd.'s soft model line)



Photos by  Favorite Co.,Ltd.
 

Anomalocaris , a new item of Favorite Co.,Ltd.'s soft model line.
I sculpted the original model of this toy.