I first met Yura at the very beginning of 2007, February I believe. Stereotypically enough we met at a bar in Shinjuku, a busy area in central Tokyo. When I first met Yura the initial point that caught my eye was her height….
“For me, its just work. I know some girls modeling for the company….they are actually into it. They actually enjoy doing those things on camera and trying new crazy things. I dont. I mean I enjoy it privately but for modeling, its just work. I just try to look good and get things done quickly.”
Sceptre productions is the brain child of Rionne McAvoy. Hailing from Australia, he intends to bring a new sensibility to Japanese film and is prepared to do it from the ground up. His latest project is almost completed and we sat down to knock out a quick interview hitting him with whatever happened to come up….
I met Scott Shaffer a few years ago at Ihara Gym in Daikanyama when he was in Japan to fight Hirono Yu. We talked a bit before working out, and immediately I liked him. I liked his attitude and his outlook and the way he approached fighting. I also have to admit I liked that he was an American (Military at that! Oorah!), because there are so few of us in the kickboxing world that have anything vaguely resembling a clue….