TOKYO — Seijun Suzuki, a maverick director who was notoriously fired from the Nikkatsu studio for a film many consider his masterpiece, the 1967 actioner "Branded to Kill," died in Tokyo on Feb. 13…
Masaya Nakamura, the arcade entertainment pioneer who pioneered smash-hit video game “Pac-Man,” has died at the age of 91. He founded the giant gaming company Namco, which for 10 years was also owner…
TOKYO — Good things can come in small packages — especially if that package is five films in Nikkatsu’s reboot of its famed Roman Porno series. At their peak in the 1970s and 1980s, these softcore…
Directors including Sion Sono and Hideo Nakata will make short features in a revival of the 'Nikkatsu Roman Porno' format.
Three way venture extends from computer graphics to co-production.
"Say good-bye to wimpy and boring Japanese movies," says cult Japanese director
International audience tastes in Japanese movies different to local consumers
Japanese sellers come to FilMart with everything from art films to big-budget commercial pics.
Japanese studio building ties with Asia, especially India
Studio reinventions range from silent samurai to soft-core porn
Diversivied studio builds on its history for its second century