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Masayuki Ochiai

Masayuki Ochiai

Date of Birth
November 27, 1958
English level
Conversational level
Director and script writer of the horror series 'Tales of the Unusual'. Ochiai is now working as a director and script writer on several movies and TV titles. Most of his theatrical movies are horror titles but he has also created human drama works for the television and titles set in the near future.

Outstanding works

Category Year Title Notes
Movie (Live-Action) 1997 Parasite EVE
Movie (Live-Action) 1999 Hypnosis (Saimin)
Movie (Live-Action) 2004 Infection
Movie (Live-Action) 2008 Shutter
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 THRILLER RESTAURANT
Movie (Live-Action) 2010 Ayashiki bungôkaidan
Movie (Live-Action) 2014 Ju-on: The Beginning of the End
Movie (Live-Action) 2015 Ju-on: The Final Curse
TV (Live-Action) 2020 Hohoemu Hito
TV (Live-Action) 2021 Haru no Noroi

Awards List

Year Title of Award Title
- Japan Media Arts Festival Drama Category Excellence Award Yomiuri TV Tensai wo Sodateta Nyobo
- Screened on several international film festivals such as Rotterdam, Sitges, Busan, etc. Ayashiki bungôkaidan
- Fantasia Film Festival Audience Award Hypnosis (Saimin)
- Festival international du film fantastique de Gérardmer Prix de la Critique Internationale Tales of the Unusual