Asia's theatrical cinema market continues to grow at a fast pace. But 3D viewing is slowing across much of the region, executives at the CineAsia convention were told.
A group of prominent Japanese film folk, including animation master Hayao Miyazaki has formed a group to oppose the controversial state secrets protection bill now before the Japanese parliament.
"The Hunger Games" films may soon have a Japanese competitor as Takashi Miike gets Toho green light for "As God Says" ("Kamisama no lu Tori".)
"The Story of Princess Kaguya," Anime maestro Isao Takahata's first feature in 14 years, topped the Japanese BO on its opening weekend.
Home shopping giant, Amazon is to begin offering movies online in Japan from this week. Its initial lineup includes some 26,000 titles.
Kyoto is to celebrate it rank as Japan's cultural capital with the launch of the Kyoto International Film and Art Festival, scheduled for September 2014.
Sony Corp. has cut its profit forecast for the full 2013-14 year after results for the first half to end Sept. stayed in the red and the Sony Pictures unit slipped from profit into loss.
Japanese games maker Nintendo returned to profit in the six months to September, largely helped by exchange rate gains associated with a weakening Yen.
TOKYO — Lukas Moodysson's “We Are the Best!,” a dramedy about three 13-year-old girls who start a punk band in 1982 Stockholm, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 26th Tokyo International…
2013 Tokyo International Film Festival -- awards winners
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