06-15-2017 02:06:05

Japanese horror-action film “Tokyo Ghoul,” based on a bestselling manga, is set to premiere in Los Angeles next month at Anime Expo 2017 and is slated for release in 23 countries. The film is the d…

06-23-2017 12:06:26

During his promotional tour in Asia, Tom Brady spent some time with sumo wrestlers in Japan, and they made the MVP quarterback look like an ant instead of a Super Bowl champ.

06-21-2017 06:06:17

In Japan, “Wonder Woman” will get some help from homegrown hero Hello Kitty to promote the DC Comics film. The promotion marks the first time Hello Kitty character has partnered with a …

06-23-2017 12:06:26

Japanese cats are so far ahead of what cats are doing in the West. In this dispatch from Tokyo, we are bringing you the cutting edge of the Japanese cat scene.

06-23-2017 12:06:26

No word on if this will become a part of Brady's training regimen

05-20-2017 09:05:00

The Japanese indie sector would seem to be thriving, if numbers are the sole criterion. Last year, 610 domestic films were released, according to figures compiled by the Motion Picture Producers As…

06-14-2017 12:06:26

Ryusei Hirooka lined a decisive two-run double in the bottom of the fifth inning and Shunpei Takagi hit two solo home runs as Tokyo beat Chula Vista, California, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Little League World Series.

06-08-2017 12:06:14

Super Nintendo World broke ground at Universal Studios Japan Thursday in Osaka. The festivities kicked off with a welcome from Mario, Nintendo’s moustached mascot. “The new Nintendo the…

06-14-2017 12:06:26

Don't worry though, the giant fish mascot could be back at the end of the month

05-31-2017 07:05:30

Napster is going to Japan — but don’t expect the iconic cat to become a big hit with Japanese music fans: The Seattle-based music service has teamed up with Japanese e-commerce giant Ra…

06-02-2017 08:06:27

Japanese Twitter trolls have kickstarted a massive debate about rape culture on public transportation after two men died trying to run from authorities after being accused of molesting women on trains

06-01-2017 07:06:57

Iconic Japanese animation firm, Studio Ghibli and the government of Nagoya’s Aichi Prefecture, are to build a park based on “My Neighbor Totoro,” the 1988 classic anime by Ghibli co-fou…

05-22-2017 11:05:15

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the biggest hit of Japan’s Golden Week holiday period, won its fifth successive weekend at the Japanese box office. For the May 20-21 frame the film earned $3…

05-17-2017 07:05:12

Japan’s Princess Mako, the eldest daughter of Prince Akishino and granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, will give up her royal status to marry Kei Komuro — a graduate student who works at a law f…

05-17-2017 03:05:38

X Japan drummer Yoshiki underwent a successful cervical artificial disc replacement surgery Tuesday at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, according to a statement on the band’s website. Th…

05-24-2017 11:05:34

Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures has unveiled new distribution partnerships for Japan, France, and Italy in multi-year deals that will begin this summer with Kathryn Bigelow’s “Detroit.R…

05-24-2017 04:05:07

Six of the biggest media companies in Japan are to launch a new video platform. It will be specifically targeted at smartphone users. Called Premium Platform Japan, the new venture will launch in J…

04-26-2017 03:04:11

Viacom International and HJ Holdings are teaming up to launch a subscription-based linear channel that will play on Hulu’s subscription video platform in Japan. MTV MIX, which launches June 1, will…

05-15-2017 06:05:17

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” claimed the top spot at the Japanese box office for the fourth weekend in a row. For the May 13-14 frame the film earned $5.06 million from 420,000 admissions, while…

05-16-2017 04:05:27

Shanshan Feng shot an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take the TOTO Japan Classic lead, putting the Chinese star in position to close the Asian swing with consecutive victories.

05-07-2017 12:05:26

Japan defeated Mexico 12-1 to advance to face South Korea in the Little League World Series International title game.