Disney is among companies that will bow satellite channels when Japan ups the number of slots available from 12 to 31 by March, per the Assn. of the Promotion of Digital Broadcasting.
Tokyo -- Sony is slashing the price of its PlayStation 3 game consoles on Thursday.
The prexy of Tokai TV, a station in Nagoya, publicly apologized on Thursday for a prank that mocked victims of the triple disasters that hit Japan last March.
Jackie Chan's historical epic "1911" will be the special opening film of the Tokyo Film Festival, with Chan set to attend.
Toei, one of Japan's leading distribs of local films, is re-entering the foreign pic acquisition arena for the first time in 30 years.
Supporters of Sosuke Takaoka, a thesp fired from his agency for tweeting against the influx of Korean dramas on Japanese networks, protested his ouster at Fuji TV's headquarters in Tokyo's Daiba…
The Tokyo Film Festival will open its 24th edition on Oct. 22 with Paul W.S. Anderson's 3D swashbuckler "The Three Musketeers," the fest said Thursday.
The exec widely thought to be the Sony heir apparent, Kaz Hirai, dodged questions about his future at the company during a roundtable of foreign media in Tokyo on Thursday before going on to talk…
Dentsu, Japan's biggest ad shop, and the five major networks are partnering to launch a new nationwide Internet TV service next spring.
Sony Computer Ent. has acquired U.S. game developer Sucker Punch Prods.
The Tokyo Film Festival has unveiled the outline of its 24th edition, skedded to unspool Oct. 22-30.