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!

Original Style

Dean likes to adventure in style. You will recognize him instantly in his signature red bowtie and suit jacket, worn with red shorts and long white socks!

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.

Alone

No Japanese guides at runAway. They will write their own journey through Japan, and believe in the kindness of the locals to make it to the end!

Model Gone Wild

Dean is going from the runway life of a model to the deepest parts of Japan’s wilderness. Only here will we discover who he really is.

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 an actor and social activist from England. His passion for travel has led him to over 50 countries around the world. Since the age of 21 Dean has worked as a actor, model and presenter in the entertainment industry. In 2011 Dean created the NPO, Intrepid Model Adventures (IMA) to support environmental issues, help people regain their health and wellbeing and to support charitable causes. In March, 2011 after the Great Eastern Earthquake and Tsunami in Tohoku, Japan, Dean formed a volunteer team and spent over 9 months in the region. Tokyo became Dean’s base, where he has now lived for 7 years. In 2015 Dean created the TV series ‘runAway: Sole of Japan’ in order to support tourism in Japan and share his experiences with an audience around the world. Dean continues to work as an actor and model in Tokyo, produce the TV show runAway: Sole of Japan, and of course volunteer with his NPO, IMA, most recently traveling to Kumamoto, after the April 2016 earthquakes.

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

Nikolas

Graphic Designer

Alexis

Editor

Yuya

Editor

Felicity

Marketing

Yukiko

Illustrator

Lana

Graphic Designer

Victor

Social Media

Steven

Cinematographer

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