TOKYO -- The Tokyo Film Festival's Tiffcom pic and TV mart is moving to Odaiba, a trendy Tokyo Bay district, after failing to secure its usual venue in the Roppongi Hill complex in downtown Tokyo for…
Credit ratings agency Standard and Poor's downgraded struggling Sony Corp.'s credit on doubts the giant company can nurse its ailing electronics businesses back to health anytime soon.
Kazua Hirai's welcome atop Sony Corp. was a sobering one as the conglom continues to swim in red ink, reporting a ¥159 billion ($2.09 billion) net loss for the October-December quarter.
Tokyo -- Japan's high court for intellectual property rights on Monday ordered two Internet pay services to cease streaming pirated TV programs domestically and abroad and pay hefty fines.
TOKYO -- Streaming service Hulu Japan has a inked a content deal with local distribs Toei, Shochiku, Asmik Ace, Kadokawa, Nikkatsu and AMG Entertainment.
Once he takes the CEO baton from Howard Stringer, Kazuo Hirai's biggest challenge will be finding new ways to mesh Sony Corp.'s electronics portfolio with its entertainment assets.
TOKYO -- Nippon Television Network, one of Japan's five commercial networks, won the ratings crown last year.
Ninjas in India? Believe it. Japan's TV Asahi network is partnering with Indian toon producer Reliance Media Works to make 26 episodes of "Ninja Hattori-kun," a revival of a classic kiddie TV toon…
TOKYO -- The Japanese box office plunged 18% to $2.34 billion last year, on admissions down 17% to 145 million, according to figures compiled by the Motion Picture Producers Assn. of Japan.
TOKYO -- Japanese helmer Sion Sono, a festival favorite with "Cold Fish," "Guilty of Romance" and "Himizu," is working on a new pic, "Kibo no kuni" (The Land of Hope).
Tokyo -- Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, pubcaster NHK and TV production house Bang Singapore are partnering on a documentary about Japan's recovery from the March 11 disaster, featuring Ken…
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