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.
"To All the Corners of This World," a WWII-era anime feature has raised a large chunk of its budget from crowd-funding.
"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…