Iconic comedian-actor-director receives inaugural 'Samurai Award' at Tokyo Festival.
Attention to detail included reproduction of Nippon manholes. New software packages allowed better light control, denser crowds.
TOKYO - Veteran star Sayuri Yoshinaga proved her still-potent B.O. clout as "Cape Nostalgia," a drama she produced and headlines, topped the Japanese charts in its first weekend on release, Oct…
The Tokyo Filmex festival has set nine pictures for its international competition.
'It's important to convey the truth even if it's painful,' says actor.
Competing 4K channel launches may boost sales of TV sets
TOKYO — After a gap of a decade, Japanese auteur Kohei Oguri ("Muddy River," "The Sting of Death") is finally shooting his long-anticipated feature "Foujita." The film is a biopic of seminal 20th…
TOKYO - A predictable handful of Japanese movies each year receive regular slots in international film festivals, especially if the films are made by such established auteurs such as Hirokazu…
TOKYO — The Tokyo International Film Festival unveiled a 15-film competition section with five world premieres and a strong contingent of films from other autumn festivals. Pick-ups from Toronto…
Investment advisers understand long-term logic, China potential of SoftBank's play for the mini-studio