Five Japanese media companies, TV Asahi, TV Tokyo, Dentsu, Tokyo Broadcasting System Holdings and Hakuhodo DY Media Partners, have taken stakes in video-streaming portal site Gyao.
The corporate remains of Japan's once-mighty Internet startup Livedoor, felled by irregularities in its 2005 hostile bid for Fuji TV network, have settled damages claims for the financial shenanigans.
Culture Convenience Club, operator of Japan's biggest rental video chain, has inked a basic agreement to take over the Japan biz of package software retailer HMV, CCC announced on Thursday.
Broadcaster Tokyo Broadcasting System made a $97 million advance payment to buy back its shares from online retailer Rakuten on Thursday.
Tsuburaya, the producer of the iconic "Ultraman" sci-fi series, is being acquired by pinball and slot machine-maker Fields Corp.
The founder of Robot Communications is stepping down.
Japan and China have inked a memorandum -- similar to a treaty -- on copyright protection.
Japanese arcade and home gamemaker Namco Bandai Games plans to ax 168 employees through early retirement by March 31.
Japanese video software sales fell 4.2% year-on to $3.04 billion in 2009, according to a report issued by the Japan Video Software Association (JVA) on Wednesday. This is the fifth straight year of…
Japanese media conglom Kadokawa Group Holdings plans to set up a Chinese joint venture to expand its presence in the Chinese market for comics, toons and novels.
The Oscar win for documentary "The Cove" is not getting much applause in Taiji, the port city in western Japan where helmer Louie Psihoyos and his crew secretly filmed the annual dolphin slaughter.
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