zavtone - About -

Visual Design & Sound Art
Masashi Kitazato - Director/Editor/Artist
Hajime Nakamura - Visuals/Program

Caori - Management Director
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visionary_mystic400px.jpg   (Profile) Masashi Kitazato
Masashi Kitazato is a creator working in various media including graphic, editorial, fashion, web, movie, sound and space design. Masashi has worked as a Graphic Designer since 1983. Based in Tokyo and San Francisco, he founded an Art and Techno Culture magazine "Zavtone (1996 ~ 2000)." He gained recognition for his role as an editor and art director, helping to achieve the magazine’s original editing style and art work. Following that, he became involved in video and music production, releasing CDs and DVDs. He participated in the production of the American film, “Lost in Translation” directed by Sofia Coppola in 2002. From 2006, he started creating Sound and Visuals and produced the mobile phone website “Zavtone.” He has supplied over 200 Flash works for au / NTT DoCoMo / SoftBank, such as the music video for Osamu Tezuka’s animation “Hi no Tori” (Phoenix) performed by System 7. He founded Aura-Soma Mobile Ltd. in 2010, and have been developing iPhone App.

The aliases of General Idea Diplodocus and Reality Sandwich which is a Japanese electronic Music group, active within Spiritual Life Music.
A lecturer at the Tokyo Net Wave College.