OSAKA, Japan, Dec. 17, 2018 /Kyodo JBN/ --
Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd.
"SAKUYA LUMINA" Night Walk Launched at Osaka Castle Park on Dec. 15
“AlkaNight Co., Ltd.,” jointly owned by the Dentsu group and Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd., and Osaka Castle Park Management Co., Ltd., launched their nighttime entertainment project, "SAKUYA LUMINA" night walk at Osaka Castle Park on December. 15, 2018.
“SAKUYA LUMINA” is the 9th and latest in the “Lumina Night Walk” series created by the Montreal, Canada based digital art company, “Moment Factory”. The world-renowned, internationally award-winning series is able to provide visitors with a unique and unforgettable outdoor multimedia experience that transcends language through the use of fantastical lights, music, video, presentation, and interactive devices. Each “Lumina Night Walk” experience is unique as they are directly inspired by the culture and natural beauty that is special to each location.
"SAKUYA LUMINA" is a night walk experience in which visitors find themselves following a 9-chapter story while fantastical sounds and lights blend with Osaka Castle Park’s nature. The story presents an adventure in which visitors must work together with fantastical “joy spirits” to help Akiyo, a teenage girl from the future, find her way back home to her time. Visitors can enjoy an immersive space that makes them feel as if they were drawn into the world of the story.
Japanese actress, comedian, and fashion designer Naomi Watanabe has taken up the post of "SAKUYA LUMINA" ambassador. She commented, “The worlds created by Moment Factory are so beautiful. The way that they are able to blend digital art with nature is amazing. I am really looking forward to experiencing the night walk.”