The Hitoshi One comedy "Bakuman," about boys who dream of being published in a comic magazine, topped the box office in its first weekend.
Six world premieres will unspool as part of the competition section at next month's Tokyo International Film Festival.
Warner Japan and Nippon TV network are producing a new feature in their internationally popular "Death Note" franchise.
Animation maestro Hayao Miyazaki is teaming with CG animator Yuhei Sakuragi to make a short film
Production has started on "Godzilla 2016," the working title of Toho's monster film response to Warner's blockbuster.
TOKYO — Takashige (‘Taka’) Ichise, the producer of the seminal J-Horror hits "Ring" (1998) and "Dark Water" (2002), as well as Hollywood remakes of Japanese shockers, has put his production company…
"Pixels" opened at number one on the Japanese charts last weekend, despite its critical pasting and disappointing box office in the U.S.
"Unfair: The End," the final installment in a cop thriller series, opened atop the Japanese box office for the weekend of Sept. 5-6.
Masaharu Take's "100 Yen Love," a gritty drama about a female boxer is Japan's nominee for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.
Japan could be a tough market for Netflix to crack, if a new measurement system for gauging global demand for content is any indication. The desire to watch original series there including “Orange is…
Dinosaur adventure becomes biggest film of the year in Japan.