Unscripted

The Tale of the Gaijin

Pitch

Documentary series, with each episode tracing the cultural initiation quest undertaken by Tikal in Japan. Tikal, a teenager fascinated and shaped by Japanese culture, sets sail in pursuit of his dreams on the archipelago. After years of umming and ahing, he finally takes the bull by the horns and decides to quit everything in order to finally realise his dream at the end of the world. For Tikal has always secretly hoped to meet the artist who changed his life: Toriyama Akira, the creator of Dragon Ball