A series of natural disasters, along with slumping TV sales, continues to take a toll on Sony Corp.'s bottom line, which will cause the company to report a fourth straight annual loss when its fiscal…
Toho Cinemas, which operates the biggest theater chain in Japan, has ended its ticket price cuts trial.
"Untouchable," French helmers Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache's drama about the oil-and-water relationship between a paralyzed French aristocrat and his ex-con caregiver, won the Tokyo Sakura Grand…
The 24th Tokyo Film Festival opened Saturday with Jackie Chan appearing for the special screening of "1911" and helmer Paul W.S. Anderson and star Milla Jovovich on hand for the opening pic, "The…
U.S. helmer Alrick Brown's debut feature "Kinyarwanda" won Japan's Skip City D-Cinema Festival Grand Prize on Sunday.
Kadokawa Group Holdings, a media group that includes Kadokawa Pictures and distrib Asmik Ace Entertainment, has shelled out $103 million on Media Factory, a book and comic publisher active in toons…
Toho, Japan's biggest studio, distributor and exhibitor, forecasts net profit will fall 12% to $130 million for the fiscal year ending in February -- $34 million better than its previous estimate.
Kenji Kamiyama, whose credits include the "Ghost in the Shell" sci-fi TV series and movie, is to helm 3D CG toonpic "009 Re:Cyborg."
Oriental Land, which operates the Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea parks, has reported a 17% or 2.2 million drop year-on in park attendance for the first half of the fiscal year, April through…
TOKYO -- Wowow, the operator of Japan's biggest private entertainment channel service for cable and satellite, has acquired the first two seasons of U.K.-U.S. comedy "Episodes" from Hat Trick Intl.…
MediaCorp, NHK and KBS have selected three projects for The Asian Pitch -- a regional pitching event for Asian docu-makers, the partners announced on Friday.