Tokyo born. Received a B.A. from Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota in 1987, and a M.F.A. from UCLA Film School. He also worked as a management business consultant at Arthur Young International. His short film, MOMENT CAFE, won the Gold Award at Worldfest-Houston. His first feature, CRUEL GAME was released on DVD by Universal and aired on Showtime. Masashi appears in the role of Admiral Ichimaru in “Letters from Iwo Jima” directed by Clint Eastwood.
Final: The Rapture
Film by Dir. Tim Chey Actor
Letters From IwoJima
Film by Dir. Clint Eastwood Actor: Adm. Ichimaru
Film by MAPi Productions Director/Writer/Producer
Film (short) by MAPi Productions Director/Writer/Producer
Motion Picture Association of America Award at UCLA Film School