Only high quality shoots

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    Birds Eye’s view collection!
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    Tokyo cool night
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    It’s like we’re inside “Shinjuku”!
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Our achievements and experience

After entering a new era of technologies with the latest aerial cinematography equipment in 1999, Akagi Helicopter Co., Ltd became a leading company in aerial photography and filming.
Based on experience and techniques gained over the years, we have already participated in more than 1300 movies, commercials, and promotion video projects.

Our foreign projects:

– 2015 : BBC Natural History Unit “Japan – Enchanted Islands”
– 2016 : ITV (UK) “Joanna Lumley’s Japan”
– 2018 : BBC “Top Gear, Japan Special “
– 2019 : Amazon Prime, “James May: Our man in Japan”

Our support system to embody your ideas

If you want to fly in the sky of Japan, you will be surprised by how complicated the arrangement process is due to strict rules and regulations. Our staff will give you all the necessary advice and provide clear explanations regarding the way we can embody the picture you imagine, and a pilot will assign aerial filming and photography specialists.

shot over F1

The SHOTOVER F1 is an innovating camera system that delivers unshakable stability and has great functionality which enables Ultra High-Definition shooting of 4K and 8K footage.
One of the most significant features of the SHOTOVER F1 is its ability to accommodate hundreds of camera and lens combinations, for the look you want.

Camera-Lens combinations list

Lens Camera Canon
Angenieux 25-250DP  
Arri/Fujinon 18-80
Canon CN7 17-120  
Canon CN20 50-1000    
Fujinon 25-300      
Shotover setting

We are fully responsible for the equipment set-up, including cameras and lenses, for the SHOTOVER filming. Moreover, our specialists are skilled and authorized by SHOTOVER.


The Cineflex V14 is a five-axis gyro stabilized camera system with a high definition Sony HDC-1600R camera and Fujinon HA 42x 9.7 lens. It delivers rock solid stability and provides smooth HD recordings. It is possible to use all types of lens from telephoto lens to wide-angle lens which enables a possibility of wide but incredibly accurate shooting.

Nose mount

cineflex camera front

Side mount -Right-

cineflex camera side
cineflex camera
CameraSONY HDC-1600R 4:4:4
LensFujinon HA 42 x 9.7BE, Focal Length 9,7mm to 815 mm 84 x Optical Zoom
RecorderAJA Ki Pro. It’s a file-based recording and playback device.
SONY HDW-250/HDW-280(SONY tape 40~124HD)
Recording FormatNTSC or PAL

We will do our best to embody your ideas.

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