"Parasyte," the first of a two-parter about a teenage boy's struggle to survive an invasion of alien parasites, bowed atop the Japanese box office for the weekend of Nov. 29-30.
TOKYO – Bunta Sugawara, who rose to fame in the 1970s playing wild-at-heart gangsters on the mean streets of post-war Japan, died on Friday at age 81 of liver cancer in a Tokyo hospital, the Toei…
"Crocodile," Filipino director Francis Xavier Pasion's drama about a mother's search for the body of a daughter attacked by a crocodile, won the Tokyo Filmex Grand Prize.
Satomi Ishihara, Yoko Maki and Takao Osawa will star in the new Takashi Miike film "The Lion Who Stands in the Wind," a drama about a Japanese doctor working in Kenya.
TOKYO – Troubled conglomerate, Sony expects to see its electronics businesses recover over the next three years. At an investor conference Tuesday, it revealed positive projections for four segments…
Japan is the last territory to open for the time and space travel epic.
TOKYO – France Eigasha, a pioneering Japanese indie distributor that started business in 1968, has filed for bankruptcy. The company was best known for its Bow Series of films by leading foreign…
Bill Ireton, long-time head of Warner Bros. activities in Japan, is to step down in March next year. Another Warner veteran Millard Ochs, comes out of retirement and is appointed head of Japanese…
Miike Takashi's blood-spattered shocker about teens forced to play a deadly game opened atop the Japanese B.O.
Sony CEO, Kazuo Hirai forecast that revenues at Sony Pictures Entertainment would be in the $10-$11 billion range by 2017-18 fiscal year.
Ken Takakura, who first rose to stardom in the 1960s playing yakuza outlaws, but later became Hollywood's go-to actor for made-in-Japan films, died on Nov. 10 at age 83 of malignant lymphoma. A…