Korean helmer Oh Young-Doo's "Invasion of the Alien Bikini" won the Grand Prix at the 21st Yubari Fantastic Film Festival in Yubari, Japan on Sunday.
Media conglom Kadokawa Group Holdings and major social network site operator Gree have inked a deal to cooperate in promoting Kadokawa content on Gree's platform.
Ushio, a leading maker of lighting-related equipment, has inked a deal with Japanese exhibs Warner Mycal and Shochiku to supply 3D-capable digital cinema projectors (DCP) to all their theaters by…
The Okinawa International Movie Festival has unveiled the line-up for its third edition, skedded to unspool March 18-27 in Naha, Okinawa.
Bankrupt indie distrib Cine Quanon has relaunched under new management and a new name: J Cine Quanon.
"Confessions," a drama helmed by Tetsuya Nakashima about a teacher who plots revenge against two of her 13-year-old students, took four prizes at the 34th Japanese Academy Awards on Friday, including…
Two competing toon trade fairs have unveiled details about their upcomIng editions in March.
Nippon Television Network is to raise its stake in Madhouse from 10.4% to 84.5% and make the Tokyo-based toon house a subsid.
Japan Sumo Association has canceled the upcoming tournament skedded to start in Osaka on March 13.
Helmer Yojiro Takita, whose 2008 funeral drama "Departures" won the foreign-language film Oscar, is prepping a new pic after a three-year lay-off.
It may have taken awhile -- make that two years -- but the PlayStation 3 is turning into a reliable moneymaker for Sony, with the videogame console helping the conglom's networked products and…