Viacom Intl. Japan will supply users of NTT DoCoMo's 3.5-generation HSDPA wireless phones with hi-res clips, starting Tuesday.
Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers" took home the foreign film prize at the 30th annual awards from the Japan Academy on Friday, while local fave "Hula Girls" was the big winner with four…
The National Assn. of Commercial Broadcasters in Japan (NAB) Thursday suspended Kansai Telecasting Corp. (KTV) from active membership.
In the latest flap involving a Japanese variety show, the TBS web apologized on Wednesday for the edit of a segment on its "Sunday Jumbo" program.
Shinjuku Wald 9, the first true multiplex to be built in Tokyo's largest entertainment district, has earned a sterling ¥26,200,000 ($216,529) in its first four days of operation.
Sony will sharply cut coin spent on semiconductor chips, Sony executive deputy president Yutaka Nakagawa told reporters Tuesday.
Last year, the Japanese biz pulled off what was thought to be mission impossible -- a majority market share.
Hollywood pics have dominated the conversation at the Japanese B.O. for so long -- they first took a majority share in Japan in 1975 -- that the Japanese biz had all but resigned itself to slipping…
Comic-turned-governor Hideo Higashikokubaru has some idea of his worth to the Miyazaki Prefecture. With a straight face, Higashikokubaru told reporters last week that his recent TV appearances were…
Twenty-three Japanese copyright orgs, led by the Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers & Publishers (Jasrac), issued a statement Wednesday regarding their negotiations with YouTube, which…
After a two-year hiatus, Takeshi Kitano, helmer of the 1997 Venice Golden Lion winner "Hana-bi," has revealed that he will make "Kantoku Banzai" (literally, "Director Hooray").