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Featured in Universal Pictures' "47 Ronin" starring Keanu Reeves
He is currently touring for his first directorial film "IMPHAL 1944" in India.
He was nominated for "Best Performance" on "King of Life", which he played a Japanese medic in a WW2 drama, at the Thurrock Film Festival 2012, in England. He is currently acting in several British feature films such as "All That Remains", "Taking Stock", "The Paradox series" and "Sheba". And he is going to play a lead role in an Indian film "My Japanese Niece" later 2013. Please support his facebook page and click LIKE! Thank you very much!
Junichi Kajioka was born in Japan and has acted in TV dramas, video movies, commercial theatre, dance theatre and musicals in Tokyo.
In 1995 he went to China and made his film debut in the award-winning film Devils on the Doorstep (2000), (aka "Guizi lai le"), directed by Wen Jiang while he was studying at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, China. In this film, he played a Japanese sergeant as well as working as a script translator, location interpreter and bilingual production assistant. He has also played various historical figures in Central Chinese Television (CCTV) drama series, such as Monk Fusho in "Jianzhen Dongdu" (2007), and Aritomo Yamagata in "Taiwan 1895" (2008) in the leading roles. He was one of the pioneer Japanese actors who went to China to study drama and to work in the Chinese Film and TV industry.
He has recently acted in the Universal Pictures' "47 Ronin" (2013), starring Keanu Reeves and Zhang Yimou's "The Flowers of War" (2012), starring Christian Bale. He also appeared in "City of Life and Death" (2009), directed by Chuan Lu and attended its premiere tour in China and Hong Kong.
He resides in London and is working in the UK, Japan and China.
My Japanese Niece (pre-production)
Film by Mohen Naorem Lead Japanese soldier
Spectre - BOND24
Film by Columbia Pictures / Sam Mendes Japanese aide
Film (short) by Junichi Kajioka Masao / Young Masao
Red Orchestra 2: Rising Storm
Film (short) by Tripwire Entertainment lead Japanese soldier
After the World Ended
Voice-over by Tony S Ukpo Executive Orell
Untitled Paul Raymond Story (post-production)
Film by Michael Winterbottom Japanese businessman
Film by Universal Pictures / Carl Rinsch Guard
All That Remains
Film by Ian and Dominic Higgins Professor Suetsugu
Taking Stock (completed)
Film by Maeve Murphy Japanese sushi chef
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai
Film by Michael M. Simpson Japanese samurai
King of Life
Voice-over by Beaumont Loewenthal Japanese Medic
The Flowers of War
Film by Zhang Yimou Japanese machinegun solidier
Won of Best Producer, Short Film for Imphal 1944 at the Monaco International Film Festival
Won of Best Screenplay, Short Period Drama for Imphal 1944 at the Monaco International Film Festival
Nomination for "Best Actor" for "Phone Box" at the Lakecity International Film Festival in India
Nomination for "Best Performance" for "King of Life" at the Thurrock International Film Festival, England