Production Sound Services and Equipment Rental for Film and Television – Tokyo, Japan

We are a Tokyo-based location audio services, on-set production sound mixing, and sound equipment rental company for film, commercial, documentary, and television productions.

We specialize in on-location multitrack timecode recording for productions any size: from high end commercial and multi-camera episodic productions to reality style run-and-gun, documentary, and talking head interview shoots throughout Japan and East Asia. We are experienced in demanding wireless audio setups and dealing with difficult audio challenges.




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phone +81 (0) 80 8700 6164



東京都世田谷区北沢1−28−3 一番奥

GK Tokyo Crew

1-28-3 Kitazawa

Setagaya, Tokyo 155-0031


Three stops from Shibuya, Tokyo Crew is accessible within a 6 minute walk via Ikenoue station.


We have over 15 years experience in film and television production audio, with numerous networks and companies.


  • Production sound mixing and location recording for commercials, documentaries, episodic, ENG, and reality shoots
  • We provide cart-based audio equipment rigs and ENG audio rigs
  • Post-production mixing – final mix, dialog edit and repair
  • Timecode music playback and click-track playback for music videos and commercials
  • Japanese/English transcription, translation, and dubbing services


We have a wide variety of location sound equipment available for taking on projects any size: Sound Devices 688 and 633 time-code recorders, Lectrosonics digital hybrid miniature talent wireless, Lectrosonics IFBs, Comteks, antenna distribution systems, location microphones, timecode slates, lockit boxes, wireless camera hops, hidden in-ear wireless cuing "ear-wigs", ORTF stereo mics, and more.


Mariel Manuel Lohninger (Credits [PDF] / IMDb) is GK Tokyo Crew owner and experienced location audio engineer who's worked throughout Asia, the United States, and Europe for over 17 years. Skilled in overseeing difficult audio situations and complex multi-camera shoots with high wireless transmitter count coordination, he's worked on numerous television shoots, commercial productions, and feature films. He speaks English, German, conversational Japanese and French.


Recent credits include:

Delta / Close the Gap (CM) 2018

Wieden + Kennedy (US) SMUGGLER (US) Twenty First City (JP)

Sound Mixer


Kazuyo Sejima for Prada (CM) 2018

April Studio (Italy) OMA*AMO (Italy)

Sound Mixer


El último dragón (Drama) 2018

W Studios (US) Lemon Studios (Mexico) Lobo (Japan)

Sound Mixer


The Telaflora Table (CM) 2018

Twenty First City (Japan) Wonderful Co. (US) UNIT 9 Films (US)

Sound Mixer


7 and Under (Documentary) 2018

ITV (UK) The Garden Productions (UK)

Sound Mixer


Musashi by Aman Hotel (CM) 2018

Mr+Postive (Japan)

Sound Mixer


Sono Sion's 愛なき森で叫べ Marketing (CM) 2018

Netflix (Japan)  / Tobogganz (Japan)

Sound Mixer


United Airlines – Narita (CM) 2018

Miller Creative Media (US) 2nd Decade Productions (US)

Sound Mixer


Godfather of Sole (Documentary) 2018

GOS LLC (US)  / Chikkimedia (Japan)  / ASICS (Japan)

Sound Mixer


toco toco - Yoshitoshi ABe (Documentary) 2018

Karbon Inc (Japan)

Post-Production Sound


Run Wild / Tokyo (Documentary) 2018

Jaybird (US)  / Bento Labs (Japan)

Sound Mixer


NIKE FA18 Running Turbo (CM) 2018

Nike (Japan) Iinomedia (Japan)

Sound Mixer


Sounds Like Friday Night (TV) 2018

BBC One (UK) / Fulwell 73 (UK) / Chikkimedia (Japan)

Sound Mixer


Adobe Employee Profile / Tokyo (Video) 2018

Emotion Studios (US)

Sound Mixer


Yahoo! Japan Update (CM) 2018

dictionary films (Tokyo) / HAKUHODO (Tokyo)
Sound Mixer


Why Not Tokyo (Video) 2018

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Production Supervision


YouTube Rewind “Slime” (CM) 2017

Portal A (USA) / Chikkimedia (Japan) / Google (US)

Sound Mixer


Porsche “Slow Down to Speed Up” (CM) 2017

BEE Film GMBh (Germany) Iinomedia (Japan)

Sound Mixer


MOFA Japan (Advertisement Features) 2017

Lonelyleap (UK) CNN (Japan)

Sound Mixer


Seiji Ozawa - Retour au Japon (Documentary) 2017

ARTE (France) / Camera Lucida (France)

Sound Mixer

Daily Planet Tokyo Motor Show (Program) 2017

Discovery Channel (Canada) / Exploration Production (Canada)

Sound Mixer


ペアーズ PAIRS (CM) 2017

dictionary films (Tokyo) / Geometry Global (Tokyo)

Sound Mixer


Exaltation / Dancing for the Gods (Documentary) 2017

Exaltation Productions (US) / FF TOHO (Japan)

Sound Mixer


Yahoo! Japan Update (CM) 2017

dictionary films (Tokyo) / HAKUHODO (Tokyo)

Sound Mixer

Oracle Code Japan Tour (Video) 2017

doctored pictures (US) / Oracle

Sound Mixer

Disney Princess: I Dare To Dream (Series) 2017
Maker Studios (Singapore) / Globe Studios (Philippines) / Disney
Sound Mixer
DIESEL Make Love Not Walls (CM) 2017
dictionary films (Tokyo) / Geometry Global (Tokyo) / AOI Pro. (Tokyo)
Sound Mixer
Farfetch Gucci 90 Minutes (CM) 2017
Prettybird (London) / Filmsnoir (Tokyo)
Sound Mixer
Apple iPhone 7 Running Man (CM) 2016

stink – Jones + Tino (LA) | Twenty First City (Tokyo)

Sound Engineer


SKII Face The Wild (CM) 2016

National Geographic | FOX International

Sound Mixer
Imagraphy: Hiroji Kubota (Documentary) 2016
Mt Melvil
Sound Mixer


UNIQLO Why Do We Get Dressed (CM) 2016

Totem House (Los Angeles) | DROGA5 (New York) | Twenty First City (Tokyo)

Sound Mixer


BVLGARI Avrora Interviews: Hikari & Hanae Mori, Yoko  Narahashi & Amon Miyamoto, Kuranaga Misa, Y. Shuto, Ringo Shiina, Kaori Momoi, Christel Takigawa, Hiromi Uehara 2016

Empire Entertainment (Japan) | BVLGARI

Sound Mixer


(Full Credits)


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