Arashi's Ohno Satoshi (31) is appointed as the navigator for NHK's documentary 「Everything is for the sake of Delivering Dreams ~ Walt Disney Trajectory of Creation ~ 」 that is to be broadcasted on August 22, 10pm~11.13pm. In commemoration of Walt Disney's 110th anniversary, the documentary will explore and reveal the secrets behind the origins and processes of Walt's creations. Ohno who flew to USA West Coast, Los Angeles and San Francisco, promised a rich reporting "I got the opportunity to have Mickey all to myself in an empty Disneyland! My apologies but everyone please look forward to the show!"
Walt Disney who established animations and theme parks is known as the creator behind the entertainment of the 20th century. Ohno on the other hand, in addition to his activities as an idol, has demonstrated extraordinary talents in the field of art among his works of painting and three-dimensional constructions, having a remarkably strong interest in the process of creation. This project as reported by Ohno will follow the traces of the great predecessor whose lifetime goal was to deliver dreams to each and every person.
Ohno who visited the land of Walt in LA and San Francisco expressed that "I got to experience firsthand the history before the birth of Mickey and Disneyland, and how great of an entertainer Walt is". From his unique point of view, the show will approach the unknown truth of the creator through the testimonials received by related personnel and the chance of coming into close contact with valuable archives. In the program, plenty famous scenes of Disney movies will also be introduced.
In LA he visited Disney Studios in Burbank and got to experience amazing techniques of Disney animators that Walt was fixated on. He also stepped foot into attraction development sites that was wrapped in secrecy, unveiling the 3D pseudo attraction that is to be premiered for the first time on Japanese TV. At Anaheim's Disneyland, the ingenuity of Walt's creativeness is explored in the expanses throughout the park. It will also be the first time in the world for a talent and camera crew to infiltrate the latest attraction 『Cars』 that is newly opened.
The apartment located inside Disneyland that Walt spent time together with his family will also be introduced, which is considered precious footage as rarely does filming permission gets approved. Whereas in San Francisco's Pixar animation production company, the DNA of Walt is experienced through succession in the studio that produced innovative animations using the latest technologies. The genuine attributes of Walt as a family man will be looked into through a personal guide by Walt's daughter Diane Disney, in Disney's Family Museum with archives that focuses mainly on Walt's personal life.
NHK's chief producer Sado commented that " Filming was hard that began from early in the morning into late at night, but as Ohno-san is an artist himself he had a tremendous interest in all the diverse works left by Walt, do keep an eye on his vivid and expressive reactions. In addition, this time filming was done mostly in places that rarely allows cameras to film, please do not miss out on various treasured and precious footage that is planned to be broadcasted."
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