TOKYO - Bunta Sugawara, who rose to fame in the 1970s playing wild-at-heart gangsters on the mean streets of post-war Japan, died on Friday at age 81 of liver cancer in a Tokyo hospital, the Toei…
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…
Topnotch technique has been brought to bear on a portentously nerdy script in this treat for anime fans.
"One Piece Film Z," a toonpic about a rambunctious boy pirate captain and his rakish crew, has earned $60 million in three weeks in Japan, a record for distrib Toei.
CANNES -- Rolling off "Dragon Ball Z," Japan's Toei Animation is planning a bigscreen reboot of cult 1980s manga skein "Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiak."
Jeremy Zag's Paris-based tyke outfit Zagtoon is set to produce "Knight Five," a series mixing live-action and CGI animation.
Tokyo: A fire burned down a sound stage on Sunday at the Toei Kyoto Studio, which first opened in a 1926 and has produced hundreds of pics including the internationally acclaimed "Battles Without…
Few companies made a larger splash at early June's Annecy Animation Festival than Japan's Toei Animation.
Japan's Toei Animation, Israel's Vringo and MTV were among the winners of Mipcom's Mobile and Internet TV Awards Thursday night.
"Yamato: The Last Battle," Junya Sato's epic about a doomed Japanese battleship in the closing days of WWII, recorded its 1 millionth admission on its 12th day of release -- the quickest any film…