Japanese director Nanako Hirose (“His Lost Name“) has finished production on her most recent film “Book-Paper_Scissors”. The documentary is a culmination of the director spending over three years filming and interacting with book designer Nobuyoshi Kikuchi.

The documentary is set for release at the end of 2019. A trailer for the production has been made available and can be viewed below.


The film tells a story of a Japanese book designer, who makes everything by his hands. Nobuyoshi Kikuchi is a 75 year old man who devoted his life to design over 15,000 books. Nanako Hirose, the director of this film spent over 3 years filming Mr. Kikuchi. (imdb)