Jason Gray

Jason Gray

Loaded Films Ltd. (Tokyo)
Director, Film/theatre Journalist, Screenwriter and Subtitler

Tokyo, Japan

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February 2015
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About Jason

I run a small independent film company based in Tokyo, Japan. We handle a lot of translation and PR for Japanese film studios and are now branching into international co-productions.

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  • Magic Kimono

    Magic Kimono (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Mystery) Producer Japanese woman Keiko (played by Kaori Momoi (Marshall's "Memoirs of a Geisha", Miike's "Sukiyaki Western Django")) has been living in a shelf for decades due to a family tragedy in Kobe and is not able to bid farewell to her past. Without a passion she joins a group of Japanese women traveling to Northern Europe to participate in a kimono show. Unintentionally Keiko has been pulled in a vortex of events making her as a local celebrity. Confusion and despair turns to self-confidence until Keiko comes face to face with her mysterious and almost otherworldly-like husband (played by Issey Ogata (Scorsese's "Silence", Sokurov's "The Sun")) who disappeared twenty years ago.

  • Happiness

    Happiness (2016)
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  • Iyana onna

    Iyana onna (2016)
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  • Ayashii kanojo

    Ayashii kanojo (2016)
    Film (Comedy and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew Katsu is now an old woman who even at seventy three has not lost her penchant for being sardonic and dissatisfied. Upon visiting a photography studio her life and body are transported to that of a twenty-year-old girl giving her the opportunity to make up for missing out on her earlier dreams of becoming a singer, a more harmonious family member and to have more fun than life generally afforded her. Written by aghaemi

  • Saraba Abunai deka

    Saraba Abunai deka (2016)
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  • Romansu

    Romansu (2015)
    Film (Romance) Miscellaneous Crew 26-year-old Hachiko Hojo works as a train attendant on a Romance Car, but doesn't have the self-confidence for a romance of her own. An encounter with a thief sends Hachiko on a journey to find her estranged mother and herself among the tourist attractions of Hakone, Kanagawa Prefecture.

  • Itamu hito

    Itamu hito (2015)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Based on the novel "The Mourner". Shizuto Sakatsuki travels going from scene to scene of deadly accidents and mourns for the victims. The people he meet serve as a platform for the viewer to examine life and death.

  • Steak (R)evolution

    Steak (R)evolution (2014)
    Film (Documentary) Producer Gourmet road trip looking for the best steak in the world. Breeders, farmers, butchers, cooks, historians and business men all around the world (France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, UK,USA, Canada, Japan, Argentina, Brazil) help us understand the (r)evolution taking place right now and the challenges ahead. Written by Anonymous

  • Hyakuen no koi

    Hyakuen no koi (2014)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew 32-year-old Ichiko (Sakura Ando) lives at home with her parents, passing the days in self-indulgent grunginess. Ichiko's recently divorced younger sister Fumiko has moved back home with her young son. One day, after a particularly heated argument, Ichiko charges out of the house for good. With few employment options to support herself, Ichiko works the night shift at a 100 yen shop (dollar store). On her way home each day she passes a boxing gym where she watches Yuji Kano (Hirofumi Arai) silently practice, developing a crush on him. The pair starts seeing each other and things change for Ichiko... At last, the bell rings and longtime loser Ichiko's rematch with life begins! Written by Daichi Yashiki (International Sales/TOEI COMPANY, LTD)

  • Saihate nite

    Saihate nite (2014)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Misaki returns to the hometown of his father, after he is reported to be dead. There she sets a coffee shop in the middle of the coast and a relationship with her neighbour Eriko and their children evolves.

  • Watashi no otoko

    Watashi no otoko (2014)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew After losing everything in a tsunami, 10-year-old Hana is taken in by 26-year-old distant relative Jungo Kusarino. They live as father and daughter but share a profound sense of loss. Jungo works as a cook for the coast guard, leaving young Hana alone for days at a time. In wintry Hokkaido, Jungo and Hana both desire to fill their empty, love-starved hearts as they set foot into a forbidden world. Eventually, an elder benefactor in their small town learns of their illicit relationship. When he tries to separate them for Hana's own good, it provokes her emotional rage. Soon after, a murder quietly occurs atop the ice floes. With their dark secret, Jungo and Hana escape to Tokyo. However... Written by Anonymous

  • Fool Cool Rock! One Ok Rock Documentary Film

    Fool Cool Rock! One Ok Rock Documentary Film (2014)
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  • Bashauma san to biggu mausu

    Bashauma san to biggu mausu (2013)
    Film (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Mabuchi and Yoshimi meet at a screenwriting class. Mabuchi works hard to become a writer, but can't see a future for herself. Meanwhile, Yoshimi is a bigmouth who never tries hard at anything. These two people's fate intertwined.

  • Jinrui shikin

    Jinrui shikin (2013)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Yuichi Mafune is known as a finance broker, but he's actually a conman. One day, two men show up in front of Yuichi. One man is "M" and the other is his underling Yuki Seki. They ask Yuichi Mafune to steal the "M funds". The "M funds" is thought to be a longheld legend that massive amounts of gold and other stolen loot from World War II were hidden in the basement of a Japanese bank. The loot was then taken by the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces to fund secret operations. Yuichi accepts the proposal after hearing of the large fee offered if successful. In order to steal the "M funds," which Yuichi isn't even sure if it exists, "M" plans an unprecedented money game which brings in interests from the U.S., Russia and other places.

  • Tian zhu ding

    Tian zhu ding (2013)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.

  • Kenchô omotenashi ka

    Kenchô omotenashi ka (2013)
    Film (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Set within the hospitality division of the Kochi Prefecuture, employees attempt to find new ideas to... See full synopsis »

  • Nô Otoko

    Nô Otoko (2013)
    Film (Mystery) Miscellaneous Crew A series of bombings occur and police track a lead, where they find the male protagonist Ichiro Suzuki and believe he is somehow involved. After psychiatric evaluation and rigorous questioning, the man is found to be emotionally vacant, highly intelligent with a savant-like photographic memory, physically strong and unable to feel any pain. The female lead who plays psychiatrist Mariko Mashiya is intrigued and attempts to discover what and how he came to this state, fueled by her own past personal tragedy and determination to seek the truth. Is he the psychopath they are all looking for? Written by Kelvin T

  • Tsuya no yoru

    Tsuya no yoru (2013)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Matsuoi (Hiroshi Abe) and his wife Tsuya moved to Oshima City because of her unpredictable character. Even though Tsuya continues to have affairs, Matsuoi loves her and is a devoted husband. Tsuya is then diagnosed with a cancer and later.

  • Hakoiri musuko no koi

    Hakoiri musuko no koi (2013)
    Film (Drama) Producer 35-year-old Kentaro is a social misfit and has never dated a woman in his life. He lives with his parents and holds a modest job in city hall. Kentaro doesn't have any friends, nor received a promotion in 13 years at his place of work. His parents worry about Kentaro being single for the rest of his life. They then go to a parental matchmaking event, hoping to find a woman to introduce to their son. During the meeting, Kentaro's parents has only one other couple approach. The father is Akita Imai and his wife. They exchange profiles of their children. Kentaro's parents are impressed with the Imai's beautiful daughter Naoko. Meanwhile, Akita Imai is the president of a successful company and, after reading Kentaro's bio, believes he is beneath their daughter. The Imais leave, only saying thank you. They also don't reveal to Kentaro's parents that Naoko is blind. Kentaro and Naoko will soon experience love for the first time, but will it be fleeting? Written by Anonymous

  • Fugainai boku wa sora o mita

    Fugainai boku wa sora o mita (2012)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A married woman is having an affair with a high school student. A video of their exploits soon turns up on the internet affecting the lives of both couples.

  • Bakugyaku famîria

    Bakugyaku famîria (2012)
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  • Shokuzai

    Shokuzai (2012)
    Television (Mystery) Miscellaneous Crew The murder of Emili, a young girl, leaves the inhabitants of a small Japanese village in shock. The body of Emily is found by the four classmates with whom she was playing. The murder is never solved. Emili's mother Asako (Kyoko Koizumi) is torn by grief and puts a curse on the four girls when they claim that they don't remember the killer's face. Each of the girls, in their own way, will do their penance for their silence. Deeply struck by the words of Asako and burdened with her curse, the four girls are forced into adulthood which eventually triggers a tragic chain of events. Written by Gerben Hoetink

  • Yukuharu

    Yukuharu (2012)
    Film (Short, Drama and Family) Producer Kiku and Shunsuke are elementary school classmates. On their way home, they tease and threaten to reveal each others' secrets. As signs of childhood love begin to bloom with the chance for a first kiss, an unforeseen tragedy arises... Shot on location in Tokyo, Yukuharu is an emotionally powerful and visually rich drama that touches on one of Japan's most problematic social issues. The film marks the Japanese directorial debut of film industry journalist and translator Jason Gray. Written by Anonymous

  • Hâdo romanchikkâ

    Hâdo romanchikkâ (2011)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Gu (Shota Matsuda), a cocky young Korean-Japanese hoodlum, is targeted by a rival thug after he is blamed for a murder.

  • Ashita no Jô

    Ashita no Jô (2011)
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  • Bokkusu!

    Bokkusu! (2010)
    Film (Action, Comedy, Drama and Sport) Miscellaneous Crew Set in a high school boxing club in Osaka, Kabu is a likeable delinquent who cuts up during classes, but works masterfully in the boxing ring. Then one day on the subway, Kabu takes out three thugs who are harassing a young couple. When Kabu gets off the train, he realizes that the man being harassed is his childhood friend Yuki, who moved away several years back. To Kabu's delight he learns that Yuki has now moved back to town and is now attending the same high school as Kabu. A few days later, Kabu insists to the timid Yuki to join the boxing club. After much badgering upon Kabu's part, Yuki finally decides to take up the boxing gloves. Although Yuki is completely new to the sport, he does train with earnest determination. Written by anonymous

  • K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces

    K-20: The Fiend with Twenty Faces (2008)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Set in a fictional Japanese city in 1949, a master criminal hones in on his latest victim.

  • Tokyo Sonata

    Tokyo Sonata (2008)
    Film (Drama) Actor An ordinary Japanese family slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.

  • Linda Linda Linda

    Linda Linda Linda (2005)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Music) Actor A music group of girls need to learn to play a song before the school festival.

  • Girlfriend: Someone Please Stop the World

    Girlfriend: Someone Please Stop the World (2004)
    Film Actor Kyoko is a photographer struggling to find a balance between commerce and art. In her hunt for a model, she meets Miho, a young woman who's never confronted the father that left her when she was a child. In their short time together as photographer and subject, they form a strong bond, learning just as much about themselves as they do about each other. Written by Anonymous

  • Â! Ikkenya puroresu

    Â! Ikkenya puroresu (2004)
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  • Kono yo no sotoe - Club Shinchugun

    Kono yo no sotoe - Club Shinchugun (2004)
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