Cross-Cultural Comedy

Yukata Cowboy wins Best Sketch Comedy at Seoul Web Fest, Korea!

New Episode of Yukata Cowboy! 

Yukata Cowboy Awarded at DC WebFest, Washington DC, USA

BRAVO!!! "Yukata Cowboy" wins Best Web TV at Webfest Montréal! 

"Atsushi Ogata - Lasso-swinging filmmaker Ogata has been capturing attention with his cross-cultural sketch comedy series, Yukata Cowboy. "(Bentobox, September 2016, Toronto, Canada)

Yukata Cowboy in Tokyo Cinema & Book Launch!

Best Actor & Best Editing (Sketch) Rome Web Awards!

Best Comedy Sketches at Dub Web Fest!

Special Mention for Outstanding Performance as an Actor at Sicily Web Fest!

Web Series Mag (Liberation) (November 17th, 2015)

"This Lonesome Japanese Cowboy Shoots Faster Than His Shadow" (by Joel Bassaget)


Snobby Robot Magazine

(September 2nd, 2015)



by Chris Hadley

"I want to show them slices of other people's lives in other countries, beyond the cliches"

Yukata Cowboy' filmmaker Atsushi Ogata goes his own way! (Asahi Weekly July 17th, 2016)

Article - How We Made Yukata Cowboy! 



Japan Spotlight (May/June 2016)


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Eurobiz Japan (February 2016)

" Filmmaker with European Appeal" by Lucy Birmingham


Chopstick New York (October, 2015)

Sketch Comedy Yukata Cowboy to be Released Online

Snobby Robot Magazine  (August 31st, 2015)

Inside K Web Fest Part 3 - Producing for a Global Audience 

Latest Comedy Clip

Feature Trailer

Director in Action

Yukata Cowboy wins Best Comedy Sketches at Dub Web Fest!

Yukata Cowboy wins Best Comedy Sketches at Dub Web Fest!

Thoughts on Comedies