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  • Japan Box Office Report – June 22nd/23rd

    June 25, 2013 @ 4:44 pm

    Take a look at the Japanese box office chart for the most recent weekend. This time there are two new films that opened in the top 2 spots. First place went to 'After Earth' starring Will Smith and his son Jaden. People in Japan love Will Smith and therefore it received a lot of exposure. It weren't so much the urban areas that boosted the weekend results, but the more local areas. In fact, 72% of the film's moviegoers were recorded outside

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  • Japan Box Office Report – June 15th/16th

    June 18, 2013 @ 9:17 pm

    'The Great Gatsby' was the most successful film of the weekend in Japan. It's Leonardo DiCaprio's second 1st place at the Japanese box office chart since 'Inception'. The opening weekend was good enough to open a path to the 1 billion Yen mark. 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' dropped down to 2nd place and continued Hollywood's takeover of the 1st and 2nd place in the chart. The Japanese tearjerker 'Kiseki no Ringo' didn't sway much on its second wee

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  • Japan Box Office Report – June 8th/9th

    June 11, 2013 @ 5:31 pm

    'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' had a decent opening weekend in Japan and secured 1st place on the box office chart. It did a little better than its prequel and is aiming to crack the 1 billion Yen mark. 'Oblivion' lost one position and is now in 2nd place. It's the first time in recent months that Hollywood productions are holding the top two spots in Japan.  In 3rd place opened the Japanese non-fiction drama 'Kiseki no Ringo' starring Abe Sadaw

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  • Check out the trailer for "Kuroyuri Danchi" starring Maeda Atsuko & Narimiya Hiroki

    March 30, 2013 @ 7:15 am

    The new trailer for the upcoming horror movie "Kuroyuri Danchi" ( "The Complex" for English title), which stars Maeda Atsuko and Narimiya Hiroki, has been released. As reported earlier, this is Nakata Hideo’s (best known as the director of “Ring”) first horror movie in 6 years, and it is set in a decrepit multi-unit apartment called “Kuroyuri Danchi” where mysterious deaths occur repeatedly over 13 years. It depicts terrifying incidents t

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  • Maeda Atsuko & Narimiya Hiroki's horror movie "Kuroyuri Danchi" to be screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam

    December 21, 2012 @ 4:07 pm

    It was announced that the upcoming horror movie "Kuroyuri Danchi" starring Maeda Atsuko and Narimiya Hiroki will be screened in the Spectrum section of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The film festival will be held in the Netherlands from January 23rd to February 3rd of next year. "Kuroyuri Danchi" is Nakata Hideo's (best known as the director of "Ring") first horror movie in 6 years, and Director Nakata worked on the script tog

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