Dinosaur adventure becomes biggest film of the year in Japan.
Next week's launch of streaming video service Netflix in Japan will be boosted by a major partnership with Softbank Corp.
"Jurassic World" opened on top of the Japanese box office for the Aug. 8-9 weekend.
Shinji Higuchi's two-part dark fantasy about teens battling human-eating giants, debuted atop the Japanese box office
Nikkei Inc. sees acquisition as major step in the internationalization and digitization strategy that it has already been pursuing.
"Hero," the second film based on a popular Fuji TV drama series featuring a rule-bending public prosecutor played by Takuya Kimura, won the July 18-19 weekend at the Japanese box office.
Mamoru Hosoda's "The Boy and the Beast," a Harry-Potter-ish coming-of-age animation, topped the Japanese box office for the weekend of July 11-12.
Fuji TV has announced that it will supply shows to Netflix's new service in Japan, which is scheduled to launch this fall.
"Love Live! The School Idol Movie," a feature animation that encompasses a TV anime show, comic, music CDs and live concerts, opened at number one
Netflix and the Yoshimoto Kogyo talent agency are partnering to make local programs for Netflix's upcoming Japanese launch, say reports.
Bowing on 643 screens, Disney's "Tomorrowland" triumphed at the Japanese box office over the June 6-7 weekend.