TOKYO - Yasushi Shiina, new head of the Tokyo International Film Festival, has unveiled a seven-year initiative to promote Asian films and nurture Asian film professionals. Festival officials…
TOKYO — In its 7th week on release in Japan, “Maleficent” has crossed the JPY 6 billion ($58 million) box office landmark, the first live action foreign film to achieve this milestone in three years…
Local films take top places
Nippon outing is final major territory release for the Michael Bay franchise movie
Producer further clarifies remarks about famed Japanese anime company's production hiatus
TOKYO — Lawson, a major Japanese convenience store chain, has acquired multiplex operator United Cinemas, company officials announced today. The deal, said to be worth nearly $100 million, will give…
Period action sequel has strongest live-action opening of the year.
TOKYO — Veteran Studio Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki discussed the famed animation house's future in a documentary broadcast by the TBS network on its “Jonetsu Tairiku” program on Sunday evening. …
'Twilight' phenomenon co-stars with 'X-Men' star Nicholas Hoult in lively Tokyo of sci-fi movie
Pictures division doubles its profits.