Fuji TV has pulled its coverage of the Nihon Ozumo sumo tournament, due to start Sunday, and pubcaster NHK has canceled its broadcast of a Feb. 11 sumo charity event after a bout-fixing scandal again…
The prexy and founder of Culture Convenience Club, which operates Tsutaya, Japan's largest DVD and CD rental chain, is launching a ¥70 billion ($864 million) management buyout.
Sony's net profit dropped 8.6% to $893 million in the third quarter to Dec. 31, compared with the same quarter the previous fiscal year.
The Fuji TV network will release its biggest hit from last year, cop thriller "Bayside Shakedown 3," simultaneously on DVD and as a download on iTunes on Feb. 2.
Tokyo -- The TV Tokyo network has inked with China's Carloon Animation to make a CGI TV toon for distribution in China, Japan and elsewhere plus a theatrical version for China.
TOKYO -- The Japanese box office set an all-time record last year with a total of $2.69 billion for a 7% gain over the previous year, according to figures announced on Thursday by the Motion Pictures…
Sony Computer Entertainment unveiled the successor to the PlayStation Portable handheld on Thursday.
The Japanese box office set an all-time record last year with a total of $2.69 billion for a 7% gain over the previous year, according to figures announced on Thursday by the Motion Pictures…
Shigehiro Komaru, the chairman of pubcaster NHK's board of governors, resigned Tuesday to take responsibility for the widely criticized selection process for the web's new prexy.
Major industry players have made good on their threat to boycott the Tokyo Anime Fair, which is due to unspool March 24-27.
Sony has unveiled details of the VOD service it will launch in Japan on Jan. 26.