Walt Disney Intl. Japan revealed its plans for its top market outside the U.S. on Tuesday, including a new theme park and a Japanese version of the X Games. But it has no plans to boost marketing for…
Japan broadband player Pacific Century CyberWorks Japan has taken a controlling stake in B-Factory, a subsidiary of toymaker Bandai that provides digital content for Japan's popular Internet-enabled…
A Japanese government advisory panel will recommend that the satellite service from pubcaster NHK, the nation's most popular, be scrambled when its broadcasts go digital in December, a Japanese daily…
Toei's new pic "Battle Royale" is stirring just that among Japanese politicians. On the heels of an emerging critical stir, the Japanese parliament held a special screening of the film -- about a…
Japan marked what may be a sea change in its TV broadcasting business Friday with the launch of new digital satellite channels. With high budgets for developing channels and limited viewership, the…
"Whiteout" is set to become Fuji TV's second $40 million domestic B.O. earner in a year. Japan's top live-actioner of 2000, about a terrorist attack on a dam in winter, stars Yuji Oda and Nanako…
Japanese parliament members held a special screening Tuesday of Toei's new film "Battle Royale," about a fight to the death among high school students, and then blasted its director for being out of…
Spurred by diplomatic rapprochement and fueled by hot pop culture products, a new entertainment trading block between Japan and South Korea is emerging.
Toei Animation, one of Japan's top animation houses, expects to raise about 8.6 billion yen ($78.2 million) for its IPO in the over-the-counter market Dec. 8.
A weak stock market and the belly flop in share price recorded by the last media company to list its shares has led Japan's leading cable TV company, Jupiter Telecommunications Co., to call off its…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%