"Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea," the newest feature toon by anime auteur Hayao Miyazaki, scored $14.8 million on nearly 1.25 million admissions over the three-day weekend of July 19-21.
Singapore pubcaster MediaCorp and South East Asian licensing firm Odex have pacted to offer Japanese anime programs on MediaCorp's Arts Central channel in the same week as they preem in Japan.
Japanese comicbook publishers Kadokawa, Kodansha, Shueisha and Shogakukan plus Tose Software have bowed Librica, a Web publications venture.
Paris-based shingle Mediatoon Intl. Distribution, has acquired intl. rights to 52 episodes of ``The Garfield Show,'' a TV animated series based on the popular ``Garfield'' comic strip about the lazy…
Korea's animated character "Robot Taekwon V" has been appointed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as Korea's goodwill envoy.
Paramount is getting "Clueless," hanging with the "Mean Girls" and looking "Pretty in Pink" for its first slate of videogames.
Universal is getting into the videogame biz, starting with an adaptation of recent release "Wanted" that it's fully funding and producing.
In what is thought to be the first deal of its kind, Walt Disney will distribute a major Bollywood title across its homevideo network.
Macintosh and iPod sales helped boost Apple's fiscal third-quarter earnings 31%, beating Wall Street's expectations Monday, but investors pummeled the stock after Apple issued soft guidance for the…
Yahoo will give investor Carl Icahn three seats on its board to derail a proxy fight that has been growing nastier by the day.
Last year, Quentin Tarantino gave audiences a taste of his many influences by programming a two-month all-you-can-stand grindhouse buffet at Los Angeles' New Beverly Cinema. Missing from that…