"Cinderella" won its fourth straight weekend at the Japanese box office, finishing the May 16-17 frame with $2.63 million.
Nobuya Wazaki has been promoted from president to chairman at Japanese pay-TV group WOWOW. It also hired Akira Tanaka as president.
The Japan Day Project got off to a quirky start Saturday with Asuna, a human-like robot. It continues with a high level conference.
Japanese and Malaysian producers will collaborate to make a supernatural movie that represents a genre diversion for Japanese auteur Shinji Aoyama.
"Cinderella" topped the Japanese box office for the third straight weekend.
Japan is to give its film industry a major push at Cannes this week with a conference series. Japan has also taken a pavilion in the Cannes Village for the first time since 2010. The three day…
Japanese electronics giant is poised to report its highest operating profits since 2008.
Godzilla studio sets up team to promote wider use of its intellectual properties
Corporate giants seek to revive genre
TOKYO — In its fifth week on release, "Doraemon: Nobita’s Space Heroes," the latest entry in the long-running “Doraemon” animation series, retained its number one slot at the Japanese box office. For…