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  • Okinawa Fest Wraps With 'One Third' Taking Top Prize

    The 6th edition of the Okinawa Intl. Movie Festival announced the winners of its double-barreled Laugh and Peace competition section today at the Okinawa Convention Center in Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan. The Golden Shisa Award, the fest's most important...
  • Osaka Fest Rewards Philippines, Korea Titles

    HONG KONG - The Osaka Asian Film Festival in Japan wrapped on Sunday with its top prize going to "Shift" by Philippines director Siege Ledesma. The jury said that films from South Korea and The Philippines stood out, and that it had awarde the Grand...
  • Widening their circle

    Widening their circle
    The Circle of Friends Club at Laguna Beach High School had a few more friends than usual in attendance Monday. The lunchtime club, which offers students a way to interact, play games and spend time together — rather than eat alone or in insular...
  • Universal Studios Japan to Build New Parks in Asia

    TOKYO -- USJ Co. Ltd., which runs the Universal Studios Japan theme park near Osaka under license from NBC Universal, has revealed plans to build new parks in Japan and Asia. Among the candidate sites reported are Okinawa, northern Kyushu, Jakarta...
  • Universal Studios Japan Receives $250m Private Equity Injection

    HONG KONG -- Universal Studios Japan, a theme park operator in Osaka, has received a $250 million financial injection from PAG, a Hong Kong-based private equity firm. According to USJ's chairman Glenn Gumpel the new cash will go towards recapitalizing...
  • Japan politicians play 'game of chicken' over financial cliff

     
    Locked in a political standoff over a crucial budget bill, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is under mounting pressure to hasten elections -- a step likely to push his party out of power. The bill, which would allow the Japanese government to borrow more...
  • Harry Potter heads to Universal Studios Japan

     
    Universal Studios Japan on Thursday will unveil plans to build the first international version of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the blockbuster attraction that has drawn millions of fans to Universal’s Orlando resort and is coming to Los...
  • Man Sentenced for Smuggling Turtles Disguised as Snack Foods

    Man Sentenced for Smuggling Turtles Disguised as Snack Foods
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A Japanese national described in court documents as "a major wildlife trafficker" was sentenced Monday to 21 months in federal prison for smuggling 55 live turtles and tortoises from Japan into the United States. 39-year-old Atsushi...
  • Adolfo Suaya's Osaka is ready for its close-up

     
    Adolfo Suaya is ready to open Osaka on Hollywood Boulevard after five years of work and planning....
  • Atwater Crossing Kitchen: Outdoor dining coming soon

     
    Atwater Crossing Kitchen, which opened earlier this summer, will soon launch dinner service. Plans include an outdoor dining space. For the the dinner menu, think small plates, chef Sarkis Berghoudian's flatbread creations and a beer and wine list....
  • Walter Manzke to open République in downtown Arts District

     
    For the hungry, downtown keeps getting better and better. Chef Walter Manzke and his wife, Margarita Manzke, announced they have signed a lease to open République restaurant as well as a bakery, Factory Baking Co., in the Factory Place Arts......