San Diego-based Sony subsid Sony Online Entertainment has reported a suspected hack of credit card data for 12,700 customers, Sony announced Tuesday.
The as yet unidentified hacker stole info on about 77 million accounts for the two services worldwide from Sony's San Diego servers.
Pubcaster NHK set an all-time record for receiving fee revenue in the 2010 fiscal year, NHK's board of governors announced on Tuesday.
Nintendo has announced that it will launch a successor to the Wii, the game console whose initial monster success following its 2006 bow has since faded.
Norio Ohga, the former Sony prexy and CEO who successfully led the electronics giant into the entertainment biz, died on Saturday in Tokyo, age 81. The cause of death was multiple organ failure.
Wowow, Japan's leading pay entertainment channel, will relaunch as three Wowow-branded HD channels, company officials announced on Wednesday.
Tokyo -- "Tetsuko's Room," a daytime talk show hosted by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, has beaten the Guinness World Record for the most broadcasts with a single host.
Toho, Japan's biggest distrib and exhib, is upping managing director Yoshinari Shimatani to prexy.
A month after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeastern Japan, leaving 27,500 dead or missing and racking up an estimated $300 billion in damages, the impact on every part of…
Veteran helmer Yoji Yamada is pushing back production of "Tokyo kazoku" (Tokyo Family) until 2012 so that the pic will reflect the disastrous impact of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami on the city.
Oriental Land has revealed that Tokyo Disneyland, which has been shuttered since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, will reopen on Friday.