The 6th Story of Special Website Project “Imagine the Year 2036: FORWORD THINKING IGNITE IMAGINATION” How Author Toh Enjoe Imagines the Future
14 October 2015 - 11:00pm
TOKYO, April 6, 2015 – Ricoh released the sixth story in its serial website project “imagine the Year 2036: FORWARD THINKING IGNITE IMAGINATION”, in which Author Toh Enjoe, known for his Akutagawa Prize-winning novel, “Dōkeshi no chō” (“Harlequin's Butterfly”) and the Nihon SF Taisho Special Award-winning novel in collaboration with Keikaku Itoh, “Shisha no Teikoku” (“The Empire of Corpses”), imagines the workplace in 2036. The illustrations for the story were created by up-and-coming visual artist YKBX, who provided videographs for the Vocaloid Opera THE END.
The sixth story of “Imagine the Year 2036: FORWARD THINKING IGNITE IMAGINATION.”
Author Toh Enjoe (left) and Hiromi Yoshikawa, a Ricoh researcher (right).
This special project seeks to imagine the year 2036 through free thinking in collaboration with frontline creators who depict the near future in fiction, manga/animations, and video games.
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