Takeshi Kitano was in an only mildly confrontational mood Tuesday for the Tokyo premiere of "Mozu,"
"Galaxy Turnpike," the first venture into sci-fi by comedy director Koki Mitani, topped the Japanese box office in its first weekend.
Yoshiyuki Tomino, the 73-year-old creator of the "Mobile Suit Gundam" robot anime franchise, engaged in a rapid-fire exchange of ideas that hopscotched from an analysis of Tomino's enduringly popular…
Festival kicks off with "The Walk', Bryan Singer avoids repeat of the talk.
Prisoner of war film was attacked by right wingers who persuaded Toho-Towa to give up on a release earlier this year.
"Library Wars -- The Last Mission," a thriller about the battle to save free expression, won its second weekend at the Japan box office.
Kadokawa Corp. is a major Japanese film company, but hardly a typical one. Unlike the other three members of the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan — the organization that represents Japan's…
Kadokawa is a major player in the manga and anime markets, with the former feeding the latter. Among its most successful collaborators is Mamoru Hosoda, an animator who has taken over the hitmaker…
Former Warner Japan boss William Ireton, has teamed with talent agency Yoshimoto Kogyo to distribute Justin Kurzel's "Macbeth"
"Library Wars: The Last Mission," the sequel to a sci-fi thriller about the battle to defend free expression in a near-future Japan, opened at number one.
The Hitoshi One comedy "Bakuman," about boys who dream of being published in a comic magazine, topped the box office in its first weekend.