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  • The way of Zen

    The way of Zen
    A week or so ago, on my way to meet a friend in Little Tokyo, I stopped into Bunkado on 1st Street, where I found a copy of Paul Reps and Nyogen Senzaki’s “Zen Flesh, Zen Bones.” Bunkado is my favorite store in Little Tokyo, in part...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • AFM: Daniel Radcliffe's 'Tokyo Vice' Shooting in Mid-2014

    "Tokyo Vice" has been set to start shooting in mid-2014, with Daniel Radcliffe starring as journalist Jake Adelstein. In an announcement on the eve of the American Film Market, FilmNation Entertainment signed on to finance and handle international...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pictures in the News | Oct. 17, 2013

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, new students at the University of Granada medical school in Spain are pelted with food by older students during a traditional fall hazing ritual. Tokyo: Japanese businessmen contend with strong wind and rain as deadly...
  • 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...