Yusuke Okada claims his prize ceremony is the cleanest in Japan.
Shochiku has announced the cast for its remake of the 1967 Kihachi Okamoto epic "Japan's Longest Day."
The Tokyo Filmex festival has set nine pictures for its international competition.
After a gap of nearly two decades, Yamada Yoji is finally returning to comedy, the genre that made him famous.
International audience tastes in Japanese movies different to local consumers
ROME – Hong Kong hitmaker Pang Ho-cheung’s slice-of-life dramedy “Aberdeen” will open the 16th Far East Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe's biggest showcase of genre and mainstream Asian cinema, where…
Japanese sellers come to FilMart with everything from art films to big-budget commercial pics.
HONG KONG – Retro-horror film "Rigor Mortis" by first time director Juno Mak scared up solid sales business at the recent American Film Market for seller Fortissimo Films. The picture was licensed to…
LYON – Japan's Shochiku is driving into the international classics business, tapping into a 4,000-title catalogue that includes vaunted masterpieces such as "Tokyo Story" and "The Ballad of…
TOKYO — Japan has picked Ishii Yuya's quirky drama “The Great Passage” (Fune o Amu) as its contender for the foreign-language Academy Awards race. It stars Matsuda Ryuhei as a nerdy bookworm who…