a short film "Jitensha" 2009 - Directed by Dean Yamada - Written by Yu Shibuya - Original Score by Dena Niu - Starring Yugo Saso
"A bicycle dismantled...a life retrieved." The story of a broken-spirited Japanese man in Tokyo whose precious bicycle is stolen piece-by-piece and decides to break out of his shell to rebuild it.
- 66th Venice International Film Festival, Official Selection
- Heartland Film Festival, Winner Vision Award for Best Short Film
- Heartland Film Festival, Winner Crystal Heart Award
- Claremont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, Official Selection International Competition