"Ted 2" jostled with "Jurassic World" at the top of the Japanese box office for the Aug 29-30 weekend.
Dinosaur adventure becomes biggest film of the year in Japan.
"Departures" star Masahiro Motoki will head the cast of hot auteur Miwa Nishikawa's new film "The Long Excuse."
"Jurassic World" won its second straight weekend at the Japanese box office.
"Jurassic World" opened on top of the Japanese box office for the Aug. 8-9 weekend.
Shinji Higuchi's two-part dark fantasy about teens battling human-eating giants, debuted atop the Japanese box office
Six Japanese companies are investing in Anime Consortium Japan, a content joint venture launched by Bandai Namco and the Cool Japan Fund
Robert Zemeckis drama "The Walk," starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as wire-walker Philippe Petit, has been set as the opener of the Tokyo International Film Festival.
"Hero," the second feature in a TV/film franchise centering on a rebellious public prosecutor played by Takuya Kimura, won its second weekend at the Japan box office.
"Behavior," Cuban director Ernesto Daranas Serrano's drama about an 11-year-old boy who raises pit bulls, won the feature Grand Prize at Japan's SKIP City International D-Cinema Festival.
"Hero," the second film based on a popular Fuji TV drama series featuring a rule-bending public prosecutor played by Takuya Kimura, won the July 18-19 weekend at the Japanese box office.