Japan

Disney Expands Deal With Japan’s Kodansha, Set to Reveal New Titles for Asia Pacific Region

The Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific has revealed an expansion of its 70-year collaboration with publishing house Kodansha to include Japanese anime. Disney and Kodansha have worked together…

Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s ’The Beasts,’ ‘Virus 32,’ ‘All the Names of God’ Lead Latido Films Sales Rebound (EXCLUSIVE)

Closing Japan with Medallion and French-speaking Canada with Axiom and fielding offers for the U.S., China and the U.K, “The Beasts” is on track to shortly sell well…

Tom Petty Bandmate and Producer Look Back at a Unique Concert Run That Makes ‘Live at the Fillmore’ One of Rock’s Best Live Albums

If you want to say that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ “Live at The Fillmore (1997)” is one of the best live rock albums ever, you could also…

Warner Bros. Discovery Makes Western Pacific Appointments – Global Bulletin

WEST PACIFIC EXECUTIVE ROLES As the post-merger restructuring continues, Warner Bros. Discovery has appointed Gillian Zhao as president of its China operations. Tony Qiu is appointed SVP head…

How the Property Brothers Built a Billion Dollar Lifestyle Empire in Less Than 10 Years

Drew and Jonathan Scott, the siblings better known as HGTV’s “Property Brothers,” have built, rebuilt, renovated, redesigned and reimagined hundreds of spaces since their TV careers took off…

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Cinematographer Pushed Camera Technology Limits to Put Audiences in Pilot’s Seat

When “Top Gun: Maverick” audiences almost feel the G forces in their own guts as Tom Cruise takes off from his carrier in an F/A-18 Super Hornet, it’s…

Ukraine Producers to Receive Eurimages Prize at European Film Awards – Global Bulletin

EURO-UKRAINIAN CO-PRODUCTION SOLIDARITY The Eurimages Co-production Award, presented as part of the annual European Film Awards, will this year be awarded to all the film producers of war-torn…

Kore-eda Hirokazu Signals Return to Japanese Filmmaking With ‘Monster’

Kore-eda Hirokazu, Japan’s most recognizable auteur filmmaker is making his first film in Japan since his 2018 Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Shoplifters,” distributor Gaga announced on Friday.  Titled…

Pentatonix is going on a Christmas tour. We found last-minute tickets

The famed a cappella group Pentatonix is heading on their “A Christmas Spectacular Tour” from November through December this year.

Japan Box Office: Shinkai Makoto Sets Personal Best With $13 Million Opening for ‘Suzume’  

Shinkai Makoto’s new anime feature “Suzume” has earned $13.5 million (JPY1.88 billion) in just three days since its Nov. 11 opening at the Japanese box office, a personal…

‘Star Wars’ and Studio Ghibli Have Made a Baby Yoda Animated Short

Lucasfilm and Studio Ghibli have joined forces for the animated short film “Zen – Grogu and Dust Bunnies,” marking one of the most auspicious — and adorable — creative partnerships…

‘Pokémon‘ Star Ash Ketchum Finally Becomes World’s Top Trainer After 25 Years

It’s taken 25 years, but Ash Ketchum is finally the very best, like no one ever was. Ash, the perpetual 10-year-old and protagonist of the “Pokémon” animated series,…