Takahide Hori spent four years making the 30-minute film Junk Head 1, and you can see the love that went into crafting its grimy subterranean future and sculpting the bizarre creatures that inhabit it. It follows a human sent underground to investigate a world filled with freakish people and vicious monsters.
White collar worker from by day, stop motion animator by night. Takahide Hori – also known as YAMIKEN – successfully created his first part of his underground opus, Junk Head 1. It only took him four years. And he never gave up.