The Tokyo Project Gathering market has announced the 25 projects for its 5th edition, to be held Oct. 19-22 in conjunction with the Tokyo Film Festival.
The TV Asahi network has skedded "Stitch!," a toon based on the Disney animated feature "Lilo and Stitch," in a primetime slot, starting in October.
Kyoto police have arrested a 37-year-old man for illegally recording and uploading the hit Takashi Miike pic "Crows Zero II" to a file-sharing site.
Japanese talent agency Amuse, which represents actors, musicians and athletes, said a hacker using a server in China has raided its files, accessing 34,097 credit card numbers and 116,911 email…
Distrib Movie-Eye Entertainment filed for bankruptcy at Tokyo District Court on Tuesday with debts of $45 million.
Oriental Land, the operator of Tokyo Disneyland, has reported a 78% year-on-year drop in net profit for the June quarter to $4.9 million.
Tokyo District Court has ruled in favor of the Toho studio in its piracy suit against a company that made and distributed DVDs of eight pics by helmer Akira Kurosawa.
Tohokushinsha is producing 3-D fantasy actioner "Garo: Red Requiem," based on a hit TV series.