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.
BS-TBS, the satellite broadcasting arm of the Tokyo Broadcasting System network, is joining with publisher Shueisha and Panasonic to simulcast a fashion show in 3D at three theaters in Japan on March…
"The Unbroken," Setsuro Wakamatsu's corporate meller about intrigue in a major airline, modeled on recently bankrupted Japan Airlines, was named best picture at the 33rd Japan Academy Awards ceremony…
Sony Computer Entertainment announced Wednesday that it has acquired U.K. game developer Media Molecule. Deal was inked Tuesday.
J:Com will stream sports, news, drama and other programs simultaneously with regular broadcasts.
Yosuke Okuda's laffer "Hot as Hell" was awarded the Grand Prix at Yubari Fantastic Film Festival.
Japanese acting legend Mitsuko Mori, 89, is canceling her skedded bow in a new run of "A Wanderer's Notebook" -- a play she has been starring in since 1961.