Original plan was about a year for complete, but as you know, I had to take 7 and half years for shooting due to re-schedule, and another 7 and half years for post production, total 15 years. And 2 more years to make independent version of DVD. Theater screening was finally made after 17 years since its original plan.
For independent filmmakers, the journey toward finishing your movie is often wrought with challenges, whether by technical challenges or as is most often the case, financial ones. Director Fukazawa Shinichi recounts his journey to completing his splatter-comedy Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell in this interview on Attack from Planet B.