Toei, one of the Japan's top three studios, has announced production of a pic to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its founding.
Visitor numbers for Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea have rebounded strongly following month-long closures forced by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, Oriental Land prexy Kyoichiro Uenishi has…
The Japanese, once one of the most TV-addicted people on the planet, are drifting away from the tube -- forcing networks to scramble for other sources of revenue, from pic production, satellite…
Actor Ken Takakura, an icon in Japan since the 1960s, is making his first pic in six years, "Anata E" (To You).
Shinsuke Shimada, a comedian and emcee who has been ubiquitous on Japanese TV for decades, quit showbiz Tuesday after cellphone emails came to light revealing his too-cozy relationship with an…
A demonstration against Fuji TV's heavy rotation of Korean drama programming attracted an estimated 6,000 to 10,000 protesters on Sunday.
The Innovation Network Corp. of Japan investment fund is launching a start-up for adapting Japanese content for the global market.
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.