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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Los Angeles Fashion Council headed to Japan's fashion week

    Los Angeles Fashion Council headed to Japan's fashion week
    The Los Angeles Fashion Council is getting ready to take a slate of L.A.-based designers to Japan's upcoming fashion week. According to a "state of the union" announcement posted to the group's website Monday by LAFC director Kelsi Smith, a...
  • Abe visits shrine to Japanese war dead, angering neighbors, U.S.

    Abe visits shrine to Japanese war dead, angering neighbors, U.S.
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited a controversial shrine to World War II dead, including 14 convicted war criminals, ignoring U.S. advice against gestures bound to strain already tense relations with neighbors China and South Korea. Abe told...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'In Bloom' Wins Tokyo Filmex Grand Prix

    TOKYO -- "In Bloom," a coming-of-age drama by Georgian director Nana Ekvtimishvili and British director Simon Grosss, was awarded the Grand Prize at the closing ceremony of the 15th Tokyo Filmex fest, held Nov. 23-Dec. 1 in Tokyo. The pic, which...
  • Chernin Group Takes Majority Stake in Anime Website Crunchyroll

    The Chernin Group, the media company headed by former News Corp. exec Peter Chernin, announced Monday it has acquired a majority stake in anime video-streaming site Crunchyroll -- which TCG will use as an anchor to expand into different genres. Financial...