Media conglom Usen has decided to spin off broadband portal GyaO as a separate company.
Exhib Warner Mycal will offer digital 3-D at its multiplex skedded to open Dec. 15 in Chikushino, Fukuoka Prefecture.
Production IG is producing a feature toon based on the exploits of real-life swordsman Miyamoto Musashi.
Japanese public broadcaster NHK is making a 10% cut in the $158 license fee that households pay per year.
Total Sports Asia has sold 30 hours of sumo wrestling to Pan-African satellite channel GTV in partnership with the U.K.'s Queensbury Media.
Broadcasts of sumo, Japan ancient national sport, will be coming to Africa for the first time, announced Tokyo-based program distrib Total Sports Asia on Monday.
"Resident Evil: Degeneration," the first full CG pic based on Capcom's popular "Resident Evil" game series, preemed Friday at the Tokyo Game Show in the spacious Makuhari Messe event space.
The Japan External Trade Organization (Jetro), a Japanese government trade promotion org, will join with United Television Broadcasting Systems (UTB), an L.A.-based Japanese-language broadcaster, to…
Helmers Nikita Mikhalkov and Chen Kaige will receive the Kurosawa Award for lifetime achievement at the Tokyo Film Festival.
The Wachowskis' "Speed Racer" will be available on demand on J:Com, Japan's biggest cabler, on Nov. 19, the same day as its DVD release in the country.
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$9.8M Cumulative:$32.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -31.73%
Non-Stop3Daily:$4.0M Cumulative:$52.6M Universal Pictures -43.54%