Directors including Sion Sono and Hideo Nakata will make short features in a revival of the 'Nikkatsu Roman Porno' format.
Jang Moon-il's "My Sister, the Pig Lady" was awarded the Grand Prix at the 11th Osaka Asian Film Festival.
The 36th entry in the "Doraemon" animation series about the adventures of a blue robot cat topped the Japanese box office over the weekend
Takeshi 'Beat' Kitano has joined the cast of DreamWorks' "Ghost in the Shell."
This search for the "new Miyazaki" began long before the Oscar-winning auteur released his 2013 swan song.
TOKYO — Fresh from its seven Academy Award nominations, "The Martian" bowed atop the Japanese box office for the Jan. 6-7 weekend. Released on 814 screens by Fox Japan, the Ridley Scott-Matt Damon…
Time-travel thriller "Nobunaga Concert" reigned atop the Japanese box office for the second weekend.
The Japanese box office was up in 2015 in admissions, local currency and dollar terms. Most of the gain went to Hollywood as local market share slipped.
Hirokazu Kore-eda's ensemble drama "Our Little Sister" has scored an unprecedented 12 nominations for this year's Japan Academy Prizes.
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" won its third consecutive weekend at the Japanese box office.
Ryosuke Hashiguchi's three-part drama, "Three Stories of Love" is named best Japanese film of 2015 in the Kinema Junpo annual critics' poll