Multiplex chain Kadokawa Cineplex has launched a project to beam theatrical events live to its cinemas.
How to succeed in the Japanese film biz means really trying ... something different.
The Japanese film biz is booming -- that is, if you happen to be Toho (by far the biggest distrib) or its TV network partners, who serve as backers and producers of the Toho slate. Eight of the top…
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Asian toon streaming site operator Crunchyroll has announced a partnership with Tai Seng Ent., which distribs Chinese-language TV shows and pics in the U.S., to directly stream new live-action…
Eizo Kyoto, a production outfit based in Japan's ancient capital of Kyoto, closed on Tuesday after 38 years in business.
Japanese anime helmer Satoshi Kon, who directed "Millennium Actress" among other films died Aug. 24 in Tokyo of pancreatic cancer. He was 46.
International project mart of Tokyo Intl. Film Festival unveils news entries for sixth edition.
Helmer Giorgio Diritti's WWII drama "The Man Who Will Come" won the Grand Prize in the international competition at Japan's 7th Skip City D-Cinema Festival, which wrapped on Sunday.
Kohei Yamakawa's "Your House" (Anta no Ie), a drama about an elderly couple, won the Grand Prize at the Pia Film Festival, which unspooled July 16-30 at the National Film Center in Tokyo.
Sony reported a return to profit in the April-June quarter on Thursday, boosted by brisk sales for PlayStation game consoles and other key electronic products.