Kadokawa Pictures will release the Hiroyuki Okiura toon "A Letter to Momo" on 300 screens in next year's spring Golden Week holiday period, the company has revealed.
Sony will bow its PlayStation Vita handheld in Japan on Dec. 17, the company said at a presser on Wednesday, a day before the start of the Tokyo Game Show.
Tokyo -- The Pia Film Festival, Japan's leading launchpad for young directorial talent for 33 years, has announced its line-up.
Japan was once Asia's friendliest market by far to foreign pics, from Hollywood blockbusters to microbudget festival faves from every continent.
The World War II homefront drama "Post Card" by 99-year-old helmer Kaneto Shindo has been selected as Japan's entry for the best foreign-language film Oscar.
The sponsors of the 10 a.m. Movie Festival, which comprises screenings of 50 classic pics at 10 a.m. at 50 venues across Japan, have declared the event a success.
TOKYO -- Sony has hired former U.S. Homeland Security deputy undersecretary Philip Reitinger as its security chief.
Skip City Intl. D-Cinema Festival, Japan's first d-cinema fest, unveiled the lineup for its 8th edition on Monday.
Helmer Bennett Miller's pro-baseball drama "Moneyball," starring Brad Pitt, will close the 24th Tokyo Film Festival on Oct. 30.
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…