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  • Japan Box Office Report – April 9th/10th

    April 11, 2011 @ 6:12 pm

    It's the second weekend to be on the top for the new "Kamen Rider" movie," while SP" continued to secure it's spot near the top and "Tangled" actually managed to reenter the top 3 thanks to the word-of-mouth recommendations of those that already went to see this charming Disney animation. "Doraemon" dropped down to the fourth place, but since it's still everyone's favorite robotic cat it finally managed to break through the 2 billion Yen m

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  • Japan Box Office Report – April 2nd/3rd

    April 4, 2011 @ 6:16 pm

    "OOO, Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders", the movie that is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Kamen Rider franchise immediately took over first place with a opening weekend box office revenue of 3.6 million USD. Therefore Okada Junichi and his "SP" team had to take a step down to second place, but that isn't too bad. After all, they already made more than 23.8 million USD in three weeks and four weekends. The "Doraemon" movie

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  • Japan Box Office Report – March 26th/27th

    March 28, 2011 @ 4:07 pm

    "SP: The Motion Picture The Final Episode" managed to stay in first place and many other movies were able to secure their place in the box office as well. Furthermore, there were no new entries in the top 10 this week. After 16 days since it opened, the "SP" movie has now broken through 100,000 viewers which equals to a box office revenue of over 18 million USD. "Doraemon" is securely fashioned in second place and with an advantage of one

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  • Nakagawa Shoko reminisces about Disney Land with her special drawing

    March 19, 2011 @ 3:18 pm

    Otaku idol Nakagawa Shoko recently posted some new pictures from her January trip to America, showing off an adorable sketch given to her by Glen Keane, the animation director for the movie, "Tangled". "When I met Glen Keane-sama... he gave me a rough sketch of Rapunzel, Mickey, and me!!!!", Shocotan blogged fondly about her special gift. Although the picture is small, a closer inspection of the sketch reveals a sweet message written in

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  • Japan Box Office Report – March 12th/13th

    March 16, 2011 @ 12:34 pm

    Despite the big tragedy that fell upon Japan on Friday and the coming days, months, years - many theaters in the unaffected regions of Japan were open and screening movies as usual. The overall box office suffered a lot but nobody in the movie industry would be dumb enough to voice their trivial sorrows. That aside, it wasn't a big surprise that the second movie of the "SP" franchise was able to claim the top spot. "Doraemon" is still up the

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  • Nakagawa Shoko meets the creators of "Tangled"

    January 13, 2011 @ 12:19 am

    We previously reported that Nakagawa Shoko was visiting Hollywood, and it looks like one of her biggest wishes has come true there! Shoko has been obssessed with the movie "Tangled," but she probably never would have imagined who would be waiting to meet her at Disney Studios!  The idol posted on her blog: "I met Tangled's producer Roy Conli, director Nathan Greno, and animation director Glen Keane!!!!! I brought a picture of Rapunzel that

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  • Shoko Nakagawa to voice 'Princess Rapunzel' for Disney's "Tangled"

    November 17, 2010 @ 5:48 am

    The upcoming Disney CG-animated film, "Tangled", revolves around the story of Rapunzel. Japan will see a dubbed release on March 12th, 2011, and multi-talented Shoko Nakagawa has been chosen to lend her voice for 'Princess Rapunzel'. Shoko said, "I feel nervous and have a lot of pressure, since it's a Disney animation. Yet when I read the script, I became excited for Rapunzel's adventure. I will draw inspiration from it everyday, and try m

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