Born in Kyoto, Japan, on April 5th, 1959
<Ray Bun is the pen name of Raita Nakashima/ 中嶋雷太>
Feb., 20 The Short Film "Kay" finally completed
Feb., 20 Ray Bun's 9th book titled as "On the Ring" digitally published
Jul., 19 Ray Bun’s 8th book titled as “For The Ball Games” digitally published.
Jun., 19 Ray Bun’s 7th book titled as “Qilin House in a southern Island, First Episode” digitally published.
May., 19 Started a film project with a producer and a director as the first theatrical film by Qilin Family Company, Inc.
Mar., 19 Left WOWOW INC.
Feb., 19 Ray Bun’s 6th book titled as “Holding the burnt cartridge with my left hand/ the first story of trilogy” digitally published.
Jan., 19 Ray Bun’s 5th book titled as “Prologue: Qilin House” digitally published.
Dec., 18 Ray Bun’s 4th book titled as “Cherry Blossoms yet bloomed” digitally published.
Nov., 18 Ray Bun’s 3rd book titled as “St. Nicholas’ Mechanical Cars” digitally published.
Sep., 18 Ray Bun’s 2nd book titled as “Rito El Grande” was digitally published
Jul., 18 Ray Bun’s 1st t book titled as “Spring is about the yellow blossoms” digitally published
Jul., 18 Qilin Family Company, Inc. was founded by Raita Nakashima, Representative, for controlling all copyrights of Ray Bun’s.
Apr., 18 Side-line business was approved by WOWOW INC.,
Apr., 17 General Management Associate for Programming Division
Jul., 16 General Manager for Programming Division
Jul., 14 Senior Executive Producer*, Programming Division
As a Senior Executive Producer from July, 2014:
“1984” with Australian producer (2015);
“Living the Game” with CNEX (2016);
“SACRED” with thirteen/ WNET (2017);
WOWOW Co-production Project with International Paralympic Committee (2017) producing over 40 documentary programs,
and the other international co-production projects as the project head.
Apr., 13 Senior Legal Counsel
Jun. 07 General Manager for Business and Legal Affairs,
Jan. 06 Deputy General Manager, Media Strategy Division
Apr., 02 Deputy General Manager, Programming Division
Feb., 99 Head of Los Angeles Office
Apr. 97 Manager, International Business Affairs
Mar., 90 Joined WOWOW INC. (then, Japan Satellite Broadcasting,
As a TV programming producer/ the first generation of proper employee
“North American Panorama” (Monthly 90 min. programming);
“Our Generation” (2 hrs. documentary programming about
“Actors Studio” (2 hrs. documentary programming/ pilot version/
with Late-Paul Newman, chairman of Actors Studio);
“Esquire Special” (Quarterly 2 hrs. documentary programming);
and the other special and original programming.
As a staff in charge of investment to film and theatrical play
For film, in co-production with TriStar (Sony Pictures) “Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein”, “The Quick and the Dead” and “Anaconda”; “Charlie”, “Les Amants du Pont-Neuf” or tens of films:
For theatrical play, in co-production, “Will Rogers Follies” (Broadway Musical/ Tony awarded) and tens of musical and theatrical plays. Also, “Will Rogers Follies” was shot, in original acting in the theatre, for TV program; the producer was Pierre Cossette; the director was John Cossette; both of whom had been main producer of the Grammy Awards. With them, the Grammy Awards’ brand was penetrated through WOWOW’s broadcast in Japan.
As the other roles
Starting broadcast of The Grammy Awards (as the first international broadcaster directly connected to NARAS in Japan), by which the brand name of The Grammy has been popular in Japan, with then-producers of the Grammy Awards, Late-Pierre Cossette and Late-John Cossette.
Sep., 87 Joined an foreign governmental agency as a researcher
Dec., 86 Left the publishing company
Apr., 85 Joined a publishing company