The Japanese market loves homegrown hand-drawn animation: In 2013, six of the 10 top-earning domestic films were toons, with Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises," at $120 million, topping the list. And…
TOKYO — Tezuka Productions, the maker of the pioneering TV cartoon series "Astro Boy" has remade its signature show for the African market. Tezuka has partnered with Nigerian broadcaster Channels TV…
TOKYO -- "The Great Passage," Yuya Ishii's drama about a nerdy editor (Ryuhei Matsuda) who spends decades diligently bringing a dictionary to publication, while quietly romancing his landlady's…
Lisa Takeba's "The Pinkie" was awarded the Grand Prix at the 24th Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival.
Tokyo: As part of its restructuring drive, Sony plans to sell its former HQ and surrounding buildings in Shinagawa, Tokyo according to local press reports. The sale is expected to raise $150 million…
Universal Studios Japan has revealed plans to build new theme parks in Japan and elsewhere in Asia.
The Okinawa International Movie Festival unveiled a bundle of laughs as the line-up for its 6th edition.
TOKYO — Fuji TV will become the first Japanese network to offer its shows on the Internet simultaneously with its regular broadcast 24 hours a day. On March 14 Fuji will launch Fuji TV NEXT Smart…
Sony reported a net profit of $266 million in the third quarter of FY2013, compared with a loss of $106 million the same period the previous year.
Entertainment Farm, a Tokyo-based film financier launched in 2002, has begun bankruptcy proceedings.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%