Live Puppetry

Giant Japanese Dinosaur Puppet

Realistic giant dinosaur puppets

This super realistic dinosaur and its creator Kazuya Kanemaru were featured on the NHK World series  J-Innovators last year. It measures 6 meters long and stands 2.3m tall. Kazuya’s company developed the dinosaur so that it was precisely balanced and easy to operate. Although he doesn’t allow the NHK crew to see much of the inner workings of the dinosaur, the few glimpses… Read more →