Nerd alert: In July, crazy fanboys in "Star Wars" costumes will run across the Golden Gate Bridge holding lightsabers and wearing crazy grins across their faces.
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Japanese media conglom Yoshimoto Kogyo has partnered with Next Time Prods to adapt its popular YouTube cooking show "Epic Meal Time" for Asian audiences, signaling that web series may soon start…
Six months ago, Shinsuke Shimada, a comic who hosted several big primetime shows on Japanese TV, admitted ties to organized crime and resigned from showbiz.
A samurai pic for the post-"Jackass"/"Takeshi's Castle" extreme-stunts generation, Japanese production "Scabbard Samurai" reps an odd blend of goofy, sometimes cruel slapstick and straight-up…
There's no prom at Comic-Con, but if there was, Chris Hardwick could be crowned king.
The third Okinawa Movie Festival wrapped Sunday with Yoshishige Miyake's weeper "Hankyu Train" winning the Peace category and helmer-scribes Puttipong Pormsaka Na-Sakonnakorn and Wasin Pokpong's Thai…
Shine Intl. has sealed a development and production pact with Japanese entertainment conglom Yoshimoto Kogyo to develop, produce and distribute content for the U.S., Japanese and other international…
Leading Japanese talent shop, Yoshimoto Kogyo is partnering with a Chinese theater group to present comedy stage shows in Shanghai starting in mid-December.
The NTV network, comedy talent shop Yoshimoto Kogyo and ad agency Dentsu are partnering to offer Japanese comedy and variety shows to U.S. auds on broadband.
TV Tokyo, the smallest of Japan's five networks, has inked a deal with Stockholm-based worldwide format distributor Sparks Network, the net announced Thursday.