This year is shaping up as a super one for the Japanese film biz, at least the top end of it. Toho, long the Godzilla of local distribs, set a new company box office record for the January-to-August…
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Special screenings: High-profile international premieres mingle with showings of emotional significance.
Oriental Land, which operates Tokyo Disney Resort, has abandoned plans to build an indoor entertainment complex outside Tokyo, the company announced on Tuesday.
The ninth Tokyo Filmex fest, which unspools Nov. 22-30, unveiled its lineup on Tuesday, including 10 competition and 12 Special Screenings pics.
ABC is being sued by a Japanese broadcaster for what it claims is copyright infringement on hit show "Wipeout."
Thesp Ken Ogata, 71, who appeared in pics by master helmer Shohei Imamura, died suddenly on Sunday of unknown causes. The family held a private funeral on Tuesday before his death became known to the…
Tokyo-based the New Media Group is partnering with Viacom18 to bow Indian entertainment channel Colors on the TNMG's World On-Demand broadband strand.
"Suspect X," a mystery starring TV heartthrob Masaharu Fukuyama and Kou Shibasaki ("Dororo," "Shaolin Girl"), opened atop the Japanese B.O. for the weekend of Oct. 4-5.
The Fuji TV network and Production IG toon house are partnering on a feature-length, CG-animated pic.
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