Corporate giants seek to revive genre
Yusuke Okada claims his prize ceremony is the cleanest in Japan.
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.