In its third weekend, "The Force Awakens" finally topped the Japanese box office for the first time, after spending two weeks at number two.
"Yo-Kai Watch 2," won its second weekend at the Japanese box office, ahead of "Star Wars" again in admissions terms.
Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to build a centralized database for rights information on films, animation and music.
Japan's auteur director who has seen his last two films play in competition in Cannes, will have his next film ready for May 2016.
Japanese animation, "Yo-Kai Watch the Movie 2: King Enma and the 5 Stories, Nyan!," opened bigger than "Star Wars" in admissions terms
Orange," a teen fantasy drama about a high school girl who receives a letter from her future self, topped the Japanese box office
Kadokawa and NBCUniversal Japan are partnering to make "Sadako versus Kayako," a film with the vengeful female ghosts of two J-Horror series
Japanese studio Toho is determined that its upcoming Godzilla film is bigger than the next Hollywood remake of its iconic monster property.
"Spectre" opened atop the Japanese box office, bowing on 591 screens with Sony disti.ting,
Former Warner Japan head William Ireton to receive "Golden Gross" Special Recognition Award from the Japan Association of Theatre Owners
"The Little Prince" topped the Japanese box office in its second weekend on release, rising from the number three spot.