Japanese censors have given a thumbs up to an unaltered version of "The Hangover Part II" that Warner Japan is screening at one Tokyo theater with an R18 rating.
Japan can be a lucrative market for local producers, with 29 domestic pics earning ¥1 billion ($12.5 million) or more in 2010.
Sony recorded a $199 million loss for the April-June quarter as hacker attacks on its online services and the earthquake and tsunami disasters of March 11 added to costs.
Movie Ticket has joined forces with Microsoft Japan to launch a cloud service for advance tickets purchases.
Tokyo -- Oriental Land, which operates Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea and other Disney properties in Japan, is ending its local partnership with Cirque du Soleil, which has been presenting "Zed"…
After 58 years on the air, analog broadcasting ended in Japan at noon on Sunday everywhere but the three prefectures hardest hit by the March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear reactor meltdown.
Yoshio Harada, an actor who played everything from long-haired rebels to irascible granddads in a four-decade career, died of pneumonia in Tokyo on Tuesday, July 19. He was 71.
TOKYO -- An Okinawan pic directed by a junior high school student, has been sold to a Chinese distrib, a first for Okinawa.
Nearly two and a half months after hacker attacks brought its online services to their knees, Sony is finally about to restart them in Japan, putting a period to a highly embarrassing and expensive…
Video streaming portal Actvila is partnering with satellite broadcasting platform Sky Perfectv to provide a new 3D VOD service for smartphone users, the Nikkei newspaper revealed on Wednesday. The…
Warner Japan will make a live-action pic based on Nobuhiro Watsuki's hit samurai swashbuckler comic ''Rurouni Kenshin.''