HONG KONG - Toei Co., the second biggest Japanese movie conglomerate, has debuted a paid-for Internet channel targeted at U.S. viewers. The ToeiJapan Channel will carry a mix of the company's…
HONG KONG - South Korea's Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday that it will punish three celebrities and five support staff serving in the military. They were found guilty of visiting…
Simple and fresh despite its aura of nostalgia and innocence, this hit South Korean meller tenderly reveals concealed feelings between two Seoul college students as they reconnect 17 years later.
A demonstration against Fuji TV's heavy rotation of Korean drama programming attracted an estimated 6,000 to 10,000 protesters on Sunday.
Headed by Korean Wave star Bae Yong-joon's Keyeast, South Korea's six most influential talent agencies are bowing a joint management company, United Asia Management, to tap into the international…
Local mega-drama "The Four Guardian Gods of the King," featuring Korean Wave star Bae Yong-joon, had an auspicious start Tuesday night with more than 20% of viewers tuning in.
Korean pop culture, from pics to music and TV dramas, have boomed through much of Asia. Japan was the first and biggest market to catch the wave (known as hanryu); consumers began taking to all…
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.5M Cumulative:$256.7M Disney -28.55%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$149.6M Paramount Pictures -34.60%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$19.5M Warner Brothers / New Line -32.20%