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  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Film Review: 'It's Me, It's Me'

    "We're multiplying," says Hitoshi Nagano, a put-upon camera salesman in a giant Tokyo electronics store, and one of the many protagonists in Japanese writer-director Satoshi Miki's "Its Me, "It's Me." Having played a modest run ($1.9 million) at the local...
  • New Ambassador Caroline Kennedy has built-in following in Japan

    New Ambassador Caroline Kennedy has built-in following in Japan
    TOKYO -- In the late 1980s, when Katsumi Suzuki was 20, he was mesmerized when he heard a recording of John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. "I heard the words 'Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country' and those...
  • An unusual departure for beloved Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki

    An unusual departure for beloved Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki
    The busiest moment in the history of Twitter happened in August when multitudes of Japanese users tweeted the word "balus" while watching a TV broadcast of director Hayao Miyazaki's 1986 animated movie, "Castle in the Sky." In an indicator of Miyazaki's...
  • Elizabeth Price will defend her Glasgow World Cup title on Saturday

     
    USA Gymnastics sent out a press release about the upcoming Glasgow World Cup gymnastics meet, which is scheduled for Saturday and will feature Elizabeth "Ebee" Price of Allentown Parkettes gymnastics. Here it is. GLASGOW, Scotland – Fresh off last...
  • Kyoto International Film and Art Festival Announces Launch

    KYOTO - Kyoto is to celebrate its rank as Japan's cultural capital with the launch of the Kyoto International Film and Art Festival, scheduled for September 2014. The event is actually a relaunch of the Kyoto Film Festival, which was held every two years...
  • Currency Drives Nintendo's Slow Return to Profit

    HONG KONG - Japanese games maker Nintendo returned to profit in the six months to September, helped by a weak Yen, which made its consoles and software cheaper overseas. Despite that fillip, the company still struggled to sell the Wii U device...
  • Chernin Group In Talks to Acquire Control of Asian Video Site Crunchyroll

    Chernin Group, the media company run by former News Corp. exec Peter Chernin, is in advanced discussions to acquire a controlling stake in Asian video website Crunchyroll, according to industry sources. The investment, which is not a done deal yet, would...
  • 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...
  • Go Away With ... Masaharu Morimoto

    Born in Hiroshima, Japan, Masaharu Morimoto is recognizable to "Iron Chef" fans as the serious chef who consistently creates artistic and delicious Asian fusion dishes. A star of the Japanese cooking competition that spawned "Iron Chef America,"...