LOS ANGELES (September 10, 2018) – Nik Shaw’s Re:Anime Productions is pleased to announce its second live-action anime short film, Naruto: Kakashi VS Obito of the fan favorite action-packed fight scene from Episode 375, written, produced, and shot by Nik Shaw and directed by Mikey Murphy.
- I chose this scene to take on the challenge of shooting a really well choreographed fight that captures the passion of two former friends forced to become rivals. Nik Shaw (Writer/DP/Executive Producer)
|Osric Chau (Uchiha Obito) and Nik Shaw (Exec. Producer)|
Starring expert martial artists Chris Pang (Crazy Rich Asians) as Kakashi and Osric Chau (CW’s Supernatural) as Obito, the film choreographed by Yoshi Sudarso (Power Rangers), who also, along with Jackie Chan stunt double Andy Le (YouTube MartialClub Channel), provided their expertise as stunt doubles.
- Planning the huge number of shots and keeping things moving under our extremely tight schedule was a huge challenge, but thanks to the efforts of all we made something very special. Mikey Murphy (Director)
- Studios are trying to figure out how to do live-action anime and we’re showing them a successful approach. Scott Carper (Executive Producer)
Behind the Scenes
|Full cast of Naruto: Kakashi vs Obito: Yoshi Sudarso, Chris Pang, Osric Chau, Andy Le, Christian Cruz, Kieran Tamondong|
Code name: Yu Alexius is an ambiguous entity who loves to talk about anime and Chinese animation in general. An insatiable soul from the Pearl of the Orient, a frustrated writer and a Houtarou Oreki wanna-be. He is a piece of a lunatic and everything crazy.