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3 Reasons to believe Taisei Crop ad directed by Makato Shikai is featuring Construction of Thomson-East Coast Line Marina bay Station


Screencap from official Youtube channel(Source: taiseicorp
As someone who is working in the Rail(That other operator in singapore that the logo ain't red)  something that is being shared around earlier today thrilled me. Taisei corporation (大成建設株式会社) ad featuring the prominent Marina Bay Skyline and directed by Makoto Shinkai and produced by CoMix Wave Films  whose hit anime film Your Name captured world wide attention with a total gross of more than $355 million.

Thomson-East Coast line Alignment (Source: LTA

The videos featured Masami Nagasawa who is shown working in a construction project in Singapore, This Project it's non other than Marina Bay Station of the upcoming Thomson-East coast Line. Let's take a look at the cues that lead us to the project mentioned is marina bay station.   


1. Landmarks in the Screengrab and Location of Marina Bay station:





     Source: Taisei corp Youtube,  LTA Press Release Annex B, Google Maps


2.The video Description 
Singapore is the center of trade and finance in Southeast Asia. One female engineer working in the construction work of the Thomson Line subway which traverses the central part of the country to the north and south draws a figure that works wonderfully towards the future while thinking of her classmate at home. Director Makoto Shinkai of "Your name is." It is Masami Nagasawa who plays the voice of the hero. The music is Sukima Switch. Animation produced by Comics · Wave · Film. Director: Makoto Shinkai
Video Description translated by Google Translate. Source: Taisei corp Youtube


3. LTA Press Release
Contract T226 for the construction of Marina Bay station and its associated tunnels has been awarded to Taisei Corporation at a contract sum of S$425 million. Taisei Corporation is an established contractor in Japan who had completed several infrastructure and building projects in Japan and overseas, including Singapore. They were previously involved in the construction of Circle Line 3’s Marymount station as well as Circle Line 4’s Caldecott, Botanic Gardens and Farrer Road stations. Taisei Corporation has recently completed the construction of Downtown Line 1’s Downtown station.
Source: LTA Press Release

With that I shall let you enjoy the full video below: