Netflix Japan has greenlighted a new drama series produced by veteran TV comedian and host Sanma Akashiya. The currently untitled series has backing from talent agency Yoshimoto Kogyo and…
Social media was abuzz in April after producer and distributor Adam Torel of Third Window Films told the Sankei Shimbun newspaper that the quality of movies made in Japan had fallen low. One of his…
The dual geniuses behind Studio Ghibli, Japan's most revered animation company, aren't getting any younger. At age 75, "Spirited Away" director Hayao Miyazaki has all but retired, now focusing…
In March, actress and model Nana Komatsu saw the release of her first photo collection. Trabzon was shot with the landscape of the city of the same name, located on the coast of the Black Sea in…
Amazon Prime Video has acquired rights to drama series "The Night Manager" in a trio of territories. The company picked up the six-part series, a contemporary adaptation of a 1993 John Le Carre spy…
Disney’s “Zootopia,” which had finished second in the previous two weekend box office rankings, finally grabbed the top spot for the May 7-8 frame. The film earned $3.57 million on 288,000…
"Captain America: Civil War," opened at number three in Japan. Toho's "Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare" led the 'Golden Week' chart.
"Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare" won its second weekend at the Japanese box office, beating "Zootopia."
Sony said that it will delay its full year financial results announcement due to the impact of the recent earthquakes in Japan. It had been due to report next week, but said it will now push that…
Japanese talent agency, Yoshimoto Kogyo to launch entertainment school training film, music and performing arts personnel.
A Japanese version of U.S. TV series "Cold Case" is to be produced and screened by pay-TV group WOWOW.