TOKYO -- Six satellite pay channels, including the Disney Channel, will launch on Japan's Sky Perfect JSAT on Thursday plus one free channel on March 17, bringing the total to 31.
Tokyo -- CAA and Universal Studios vet Sandy Climan has been appointed CEO of All Nippon Entertainment Works, a new venture from investment fund Innovation Network Corp. of Japan to adapt and develop…
Ridley and Tony Scott are teaming with Japan's Fuji TV to make a documentary focusing on how people in Japan and worldwide spend March 11, exactly a year after the earthquake and tsunami caused…
Six months ago, Shinsuke Shimada, a comic who hosted several big primetime shows on Japanese TV, admitted ties to organized crime and resigned from showbiz.
Chikage Awashima, an actress known internationally for her work with Yasujiro Ozu and other greats of Japanese cinema's 1950s golden age, died of pancreatic cancer on Thursday in Tokyo. She was 87.
TOKYO -- Dentsu, Japan's largest ad shop, is partnering with the TV Asahi network and production giant FremantleMedia to co-produce variety programs and other content.
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.
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