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  • Tokyo Festival Winners in Full

    2013 Tokyo International Film Festival -- awards winners Competition Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix: "We Are the Best!" dir: Lukas Moodysson Special Jury Prize: "Bending the Rules" dir: Behnam Behzadi Award for Best Director: Benedikt Erlingsson with "Of...
  • 'We Are The Best!' On Top At Tokyo Festival

    TOKYO -- Lukas Moodysson's "We Are the Best!," a dramedy about three 13-year-old girls who start a punk band in 1982 Stockholm, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival on Friday. The Swedish director told the...
  • Dining Review: It's warm, satisfying and very trendy food

    Dining Review: It's warm, satisfying and very trendy food
    Not everyone loves shabu shabu, but I do. You have to enjoy the simplicity of water-simmered food, to like cooking it yourself, and to not mind making a bit of a mess. There's a sleek, new shabu shabu joint in what I'm boldly labeling the loft...
  • Production I.G, Warner Take on 'Giovanni's Island'

    Tokyo - The Production I.G animation studio has announced the production of "Giovanni's Island." Based on true events, the animated pic depicts the cross-cultural friendships of children on Shikotan, a Japanese island occupied by the Soviets after the end...
  • Postcard from Tokyo: What Zen, haiku and tea have to do with surviving the financial crisis

    TOKYO -- Konnichiwa! Greetings from Japan, where I've been for nearly a week leading up to thelaunch of our latest international edition, HuffPost Japan. Japan is an amazing place -- almost overwhelming in how singular and beautiful it is. And we are...
  • PlayStation 4: Sony announces release date for anticipated new console

     
    Mark your calendars, gamers: Sony has announced that its anticipated new console, the PlayStation 4, will debut in North American […]...
  • Chen Kaige to Head Tokyo Festival Jury

    Tokyo -- Chinese director Chen Kaige will head the competition jury at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival, set to unspool October 22-24, in the Japanese capital. Chen's association with the festival goes back to its 6th edition in 1993, when his...
  • Japan nuclear plant leaks 300 tons of highly radioactive water

    Japan nuclear plant leaks 300 tons of highly radioactive water
    BEIJING -- The operator of the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant at Fukushima, Japan, said Tuesday that 300 tons of highly radioactive water had leaked from one of its storage tanks, the worst in a number of similar leaks since the catastrophic 2011...
  • Tom Hanks Walks Green Carpet at Tokyo Fest's Opening Night

    The 26th edition of the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival opened Oct. 17 with dozens of stars and celebs from Japan, Asia and elsewhere walking the green carpet (made from recycled materials to symbolizes the fest's eco theme) and greeting hundreds of fans and...
  • Japan may upgrade severity of Fukushima radioactive water leak

    TOKYO -- Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority is considering a heightened "serious incident" designation for the leakage of 300 tons of highly radioactive water at the tsunami-damaged nuclear plant at Fukushima. The country's nuclear regulator earlier...
  • Film Review: 'Tokyo Waka'

    John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson's lyrically meditative docu "Tokyo Waka" focuses on the titular city and its 20,000 crows. The result seems somewhat scattershot at first; no overarching throughline determines the sequence of human and/or avian activity...