International audience tastes in Japanese movies different to local consumers
Theme park attendance still accelerating.
Disney cartoon becomes 2014 top title, but challengers are queuing up.
EARLY START Born in 1994 in Naha, Okinawa, Fumi Nikaido got off to an early start in show business, appearing in her first TV drama, "Juken no kamisama," in 2007, and her first theatrically released…
The 6th edition of the Okinawa Intl. Movie Festival announced the winners of its double-barreled Laugh and Peace competition section today at the Okinawa Convention Center in Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan…
"Cool Japan," a now nearly decade-old government initiative to promote Japanese popular culture abroad, has long been derided as more high-flown talk than well-financed action. Compared with the…
Japanese sellers come to FilMart with everything from art films to big-budget commercial pics.
Southern Japanese island Okinawa is being shaped as a pole for Asian regional co-operation.
Walt Disney's "Frozen" has had the biggest opening weekend of the year to date in Japan for a foreign pic.
The Japanese market loves homegrown hand-drawn animation: In 2013, six of the 10 top-earning domestic films were toons, with Hayao Miyazaki's "The Wind Rises," at $120 million, topping the list. And…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%