"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.
Popular online game "SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online" (SDGO) will bow in Japan this spring.
Amuse, a major talent house with extensive media interests, has called off its merger with contents subsidiary Amuse Soft Entertainment.
The Tokyo Film Festival is addressing criticisms of its program and competition selections by adding film execs to its roster for its 23rd edition, skedded to unspool Oct. 23-31.
"Avatar" topped the Japanese B.O. for the weekend of Feb. 13-14, for the eighth week in a row.
Umetsugu Inoue, a director who had a big impact on Japanese and Hong Kong pop cinema starting in the 1950s, died Thursday of a cerebral hemorrhage in Tokyo. He was 86.
Tokyo-based Cinema Syndicate, a consortium of 45 indie theaters across Japan, has launched an initiative for releasing pics by frosh helmers.