The WWII kamikaze pilot epic "The Eternal Zero" won its fifth weekend in a row at the B.O., cruising past the JPY5 billion ($49 million) milestone, the mark of a Japanese megahit.
Top Japanese film group, Toho will make a two-part sci-fi-horror pic based on the popular 1990s comic "Parasyte," having won a fierce bidding war after New Line ceded its rights.
An enticing blockbuster concept gets a lackluster execution from Japanese genre director Takashi Miike.
All roads lead to a bathtub in this cheekily entertaining manga adaptation, a time-travel fantasy in which a Roman architect from 128 AD saves the empire by tapping into Nipponese ablution habits.
Like a taxidermist, Takashi Miike removes the sinew and heart of the star-crossed amour between a good rich girl and a poor bad boy, only to stuff it with glossily macabre artifice, in "For Love's…
A young shutterbug and his cohorts discover unexpected love in this fest darling.
Updates from the world of animation, ranging from a vfx school's plan to give pupils an edge to an Indian take on a Hollywood legend.
Takashi Yamazaki, straight from his B.O. smash "Space Battleship Yamato," has signed to make a 3D CG toon.
Toon producer Yoshinobu Nishizaki, best known for his work on the iconic "Space Battleship Yamato" SF toon franchise, died after falling from a ship, named Yamato, sailing in the Ogasawara Island…
Toho, Japan's leading distrib and exhib, is splashing out $11 million on New Year's Day advertising for its sci-fi spectacular "Space Battleship Yamato" -- a huge sum for a local pic.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%