Game giant Nintendo has followed rival Sony in cutting its 2008 profit forecast -- but the result is still well up on the previous year, thanks to strong Wii sales.
Japanese pubcaster NHK and Canada's National Film Board have extended their relationship.
Hit hard by exchange rates losses, Sony reported a steep drop in profit for the fiscal second quarter ended Sept. 30.
Japan's Toei Animation started offering its toons on San Francisco-based online media distrib Crunchyroll on Monday.
In accepting the Akira Kurosawa lifetime achievement nod at the Tokyo Film Festival, helmer Nikita Sergeyevich Mikhalkov recalled his elation when an idea he had suggested to Kurosawa popped up in…
"Tulpan," Sergey Dvortsevoy's drama of a young shepherd's attempts to woo and win a bride on the Kazakh steppes, took the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix, the highest prize awarded at the 21st Tokyo Film…
John Woo's period epic "Red Cliff" was a box office hit in China, but now the question is whether the two-parter can recoup in its Japanese release.
The Asian Producers Network presented its APN award to Kenichi Matsuyama, star of the three hit "Death Note" pics and comic-based smash "Detroit Metal City," on Wednesday at Tokyo's Grand Prince…
The Intl. Drama Festival, which runs Wednesday to Friday in association with the Tokyo Film Festival, has announced the winners of its first competition for TV shows.
In a decidedly gloomy sign for the biz, Sony has slashed its profit and sales forecasts for fiscal 2008 for the second time in as many quarters.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%