Kazuhiro Soda explains he hopes the cinema vérité style of the Peabody award-winning Campaign will engage viewers in the story of Kazuhiko "Yama-san" Yamauchi.
This is democracy — Japanese style: the story of a man plucked from obscurity by the ruling political party to run for a critical city council seat.
Filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda asks Kazuhiko Yamauchi about his new career in politics.
City Councilman Kazuhiko Yamauchi talks about how he was a complete amateur at the start of his campaign.
Japanese city council candidate Kazuhiko Yamauchi muses on the future of his political career.
Japanese city council candidate Kazuhiko Yamauchi explains how he was interested in politics from an early age.
Japanese city council candidate Yamauchi says his wife continues to pursue her career.
City council candidate Yamauchi receives the support of the Japanese prime minister.
City council candidate Yamauchi campaigns by repeating his name over and over again on a bullhorn.