11 brand new episodes

Each filmed over 4 grueling days, ‘runAway: Sole of Japan’ will delve deeper into this fascinating country, than any TV show has previously done.

As Dean and his team journey for almost 2 months consecutively, with cameras running nonstop, we will show you Japan through the eyes of foreigners.

As Dean, Natali, Duncan, Megan and Tim travel through Japan, they will learn new skills, overcome challenges and form fascinating relationships!

Man Power

We will go as far as our bodies allow us. We only ever use our bodies natural energy to move through Japan.

Socially Interactive Voting

For the first time ever in TV history we go where you decide! We provide the exciting options, you vote, and we hit the road!

Get Sporty

Each episode introduces new ways to get active. We Cycle, Skate, Swim, Kayak, Row and Run our way around Japan!

Positive Motivation

We want to inspire people to travel. Not only that, we want you to have an adventure! At runAway, there are no limitation!

Teamwork

The success of the journey depends on the bond of the team. Together they will face great challenge, experience unforgettable moments and discover the Soul of Japan.

Ethical Travel

We wish to promote sustainable travel and protect the environment we travel though. We will do our best always to respect local culture and tradition.

The faces behind runAway

Our team works wonders

Written & produced :

DEAN NEWCOMBE – RED

Dean is a model, Actor and TV Presenter from the UK. From the age of 21 he has worked and travelled in more than 50 countries around the world, before settling in Tokyo, Japan. Dean is also a passionate social activist, founding his own NPO in 2011, and spending 9 months volunteering after the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami.
runAway Japan is Dean’s way of combining all that he loves and believes in and sharing it with audiences around the world.

Our Cast

Natali – Green

CO-STARING, SOUND & CAMERA ASSISTANT

Duncan – Blue

CO-STARING & DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Tim – Yellow

CO-STARING, PHOTOGRAPHER

Megan – Pink

CO-STARING & SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING MANAGER

The Voices of runAway

Sayulee

Singer & Song Writer

Stephen

English Narrator

David

Japanese Narrator

The Brains of runAway

Aki

General Manager

Ryo

Sales Manager

Alexis

Editor

Nikolas

Graphic Designer

Lana

Social Media Manager

Joshua

YouTube Manager

Jason

Sound Editor

Ray

Translator

Yukiko

Illustrator

Kimi

Web Designer

Felicity

Writer

Victor

Digital Marketing

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