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When Ishii
designed
the set and
costumes
for The Tempest,
which was
directed
by Gordon
McDougall, the
pair wanted
to showcase
theatrical
tricks that
the Canadian
audience
had not seen
before.
production, Ishii began to receive many
job offers. At the age of 40, after working
for NHK Art Co. for more than 10 years,
Ishii finally commenced his full-time freelance career.
Japan experienced unprecedented
economic growth between the mid1980s and 1990.  It was an age of prosperity " defined by opulence, corruption,
extravagance, and waste " (Johnston,
2009). The Plaza Accord, a 1985 agreement among the G-5 nations, " called for
the depreciation of the dollar against
the yen and was supposed to increase
U.S. exports by making them cheaper "
( Johnston, 2009). Art organizations suddenly found an influx of money and began to bring international stars to Japan,

Figure 5 (top). The Tempest Act III, scene iii, Ariel's Entrance. Figure 6. Costume for Ariel as Harpy/
Spider. | Photo and rendering courtesy of Mitsuru Ishii.

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