The sixth Tokyo Intl. Film Festival and second Film Market (Sept. 24 to Oct. 3) announced on Aug. 24 its screenings lineup as well as confirming Franco Zeffirelli and Wim Wenders as jury members.
Move over Heidi: Japan has its own sleazy summer scandal. A prominent independent movie producer, Haruku Kadokawa, has been arrested for cocaine use.
The sixth Tokyo Intl. Film Festival and second Film Market announced Tuesday the films to be screened during the event (Sept. 24 to Oct. 3) but said the final line-up for the various juries is…
While the Heidi Fleiss scandal rocks Hollywood like an earthquake, the Japanese entertainment world is feeling only the faintest of tremors.
"Jurassic Park's" debut in Japan will be a real eye-opener for even the most ardent cinemagoers. Twelve cinemas in Tokyo and five in Osaka are screening Steven Spielberg's blockbuster at the…
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. TV, a unit of Fox Inc., and one of Japan's film majors, Toei, today are signing an exclusive output deal, the first such all-encompassing agreement of its kind with a…
Nikkei Entertainment, the most prominent Japanese-language entertainment trade magazine, is folding after 4 1/2 years of weekly publication.
Japan Satellite Broadcasting, which operates WOWOW, has posted a pretax loss of 20 billion yen ($ 200 million) for the business year ending March 31.
What do peach beer, baseball and recessions have in common? They are examples of the Japanese ability to import a Western product and make it uniquely their own.
Both honor and big bucks were awarded at the closing ceremonies of the fifth Tokyo Intl. Film Festival (TIFF) yesterday, with a Spanish director taking home the $ 160,000 gold prize.