"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.
Studio Ghibli may celebrate its 40th anniversary this year by quietly ceasing feature filmmaking. But its place in animation history is secure. On its 20th anniversary, the Busan festival is…
Six world premieres will unspool as part of the competition section at next month's Tokyo International Film Festival.
TOKYO — "Heroine Shikkaku" ("No Longer Heroine"), climbed atop the Japanese box office this weekend in its second week of release. Based on a best-selling comic by Momoko Koda about the love troubles…
Comcast Corp. will acquire a 51 percent stake in Japanese theme park owner Universal Studios Japan for $1.5 billion. Comcast is making the deal, announced Monday in Japan, through its NBCUniversal…
Warner Japan and Nippon TV network are producing a new feature in their internationally popular "Death Note" franchise.
Animation maestro Hayao Miyazaki is teaming with CG animator Yuhei Sakuragi to make a short film
Production has started on "Godzilla 2016," the working title of Toho's monster film response to Warner's blockbuster.
TOKYO — Takashige (‘Taka’) Ichise, the producer of the seminal J-Horror hits "Ring" (1998) and "Dark Water" (2002), as well as Hollywood remakes of Japanese shockers, has put his production company…
"Pixels" opened at number one on the Japanese charts last weekend, despite its critical pasting and disappointing box office in the U.S.