Organizers of the Japan Content Showcase will next year return the market to dates that coincide with the main Tokyo International Film Festival.
John Lasseter and Shinzo Abe were on the same wavelength, despite different sartorial inclinations.
Tokyo: "Close Range Love" (Kinkyori Renai), Naoto Kumazawa's drama about a high school student's crush on her handsome English teacher, rebounded from No. 2 to No. 1 at the Japanese B.O. for the Oct…
Kyoto — Koji Yakusho was awarded the Toshiro Mifune Award at the closing ceremony of the Kyoto International Film and Art Festival, which unspooled Oct. 16-19 at locations around Japan's ancient…
TOKYO - Veteran star Sayuri Yoshinaga proved her still-potent B.O. clout as "Cape Nostalgia," a drama she produced and headlines, topped the Japanese charts in its first weekend on release, Oct…
The Tokyo Filmex festival has set nine pictures for its international competition.
Shota Matsuda and Atsuko Maeda, the former leader of the megahit AKB48 girl group, will star in "Initiation Love,"
Competing 4K channel launches may boost sales of TV sets
At the Tuesday press conference for the BIFF Gala Presentation "The President," Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf explained how he first conceived the idea for a film about a deposed dictator…
TOKYO — Yoshimoto Kogyo, a major Japanese talent shop with a wide range of media interests, has launched a film production and distribution arm. Called KATSU-do, a reference to the original Japanese…