Nintendo's Wii beat rival Sony's PlayStation 3 nearly three to one in the Japanese market in January, game mag publisher Enterbrain said Tuesday.
Media group Index Holdings will launch a service that broadcasts Japanese toons to foreign cell phone users, company sources said Tuesday.
Hideo Higashikokubaru, governor of Miyazaki Prefecture and a former comedian, told reporters Monday that his recent TV appearances were worth ¥15.5 billion ($137.5 million) to the prefecture in free…
Sony PCL, a Sony subsidiary that develops HD and other technology, has launched a new service for digitizing content, including pics, for digital theatrical projection. Service starts this month.
A comment by a Sony senior exec that the company may further slash prices on the PlayStation 3 sent a shudder through the Tokyo Stock Market Thursday.
Media conglom Kadokawa Holdings will sell its pics in the U.S. on BitTorrent starting this month. Kadokawa is the only Japanese company thus far to take the U.S. BitTorrent plunge.
Gonzo Rosso Online, the online gaming sub of the GDH media group, has closed a Japanese licensing deal with Enium Corp. of South Korea for its MayPan online game.
Japanese pics grabbed a majority share of the 2006 box office -- the first time that's happened in 21 years -- according to figures released Tuesday by the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan…
"Dororo," a fantasy period actioner produced by the TBS web, is the first Japanese B.O. smash of 2007, scoring ¥453 million ($3.74 million) on 337,000 admissions its opening weekend.
Pubcaster NHK and two production companies were fined Y2 million ($16,529) Monday by the Tokyo High Court in a program censorship case brought by a women's rights group.
Soichiro Chigusa, the prexy of Osaka-based Kansai Telecasting (KTV), has hinted he may resign over a faked infotainment show the station broadcast on Jan. 7.