Hollywood "Godzilla" finally stomps home to Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's Godzilla remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else......»»

Category: topSource: yahooApr 21st, 2017

Godzilla: Still relevant and raging after 60 years in Japan

While a digitalised Hollywood reboot stomps its way to box office success around the world, the original Godzilla -- a man in a rubber suit -- has hit screens in Japan again, as relevant as ever. The 1954 classic, which spawned more than two dozen follow-.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 18th, 2014

Godzilla director in Japan feels like "surrogate mother"

As excitement builds in Japan for a Hollywood reboot of Godzilla, the new film's director said Thursday he felt like a "surrogate mother" who was returning a baby to its home. Hollywood giant Warner Bros put the fate of the classic behemoth.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 5th, 2014

Godzilla stomps back in ultra HD, wires intact

TOKYO (AP) — At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 30th, 2017

Global Showbiz Briefs: Tom Cruise, ‘Edge Of Tomorrow’ Score Japan Cool Prizes; Bloomsbury Set Circled For ‘Life In Squares

The Japan External Trade Organization, the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and the Consulate General of Japan are set to honor the Tom Cruise sci-fi action flick Edge Of Tomorrow with a pair of prizes at the second annual Japan Cool Cont.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineFeb 11th, 2017

New Godzilla film to be made in Japan

A new Godzilla film is announced by Japanese film studio Toho following the box office success of Hollywood's latest remake of the monster movies......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukDec 10th, 2014

‘Godzilla’ Stomps to $36 Mil Debut in China

“Godzilla” crashed through the $400 million mark at the global box office this weekend thanks to a massive debut in China. The monster reboot earned $36 million on 9,000 screens, a record opening haul for Warner Bros., though just short of two.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 15th, 2014

Intl Box Office: ‘Godzilla’ Stomps Into China With Warner Bros’ Biggest Opening Ever

Warner Bros and Legendary‘s Godzilla roared into the world’s second biggest box office market today with a monstrous $10.9M bow. The Gareth Edwards-directed creature feature is playing on an estimated 9,000 screens, more than a third of the na.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 13th, 2014

Japan Box Office: Toho"s "Godzilla Resurgence" Opens With $6.1 Million

The first Japanese 'Godzilla' in 12 years bows atop the box office, but fails to land monster-sized numbers. read more.....»»

Category: boxofficeSource: hollywoodreporterAug 2nd, 2016

Original "Godzilla" reflects on monster"s legacy

Haruo Nakajima, who played Godzilla 12 times, remembers sweating through the role that embodied post-WWII Japan's atomic anxiety.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsAug 6th, 2014

‘Maleficent’ to be Biggest Hollywood Live Action Film in Japan in Three Years

TOKYO — In its 7th week on release in Japan, “Maleficent” has crossed the JPY 6 billion ($58 million) box office landmark, the first live action foreign film to achieve this milestone in three years in Japan, where Hollywood films have f.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 7th, 2017

UPDATE: Intl Box Office: ‘Apes’ Dawns In Latin America; ‘Godzilla’ Stomps Japan; ‘Hercules’ Has Muscle; Big Action I

2ND UPDATE, 5:10 PM PT: While Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Transformers: Age Of Extinction, newcomer Hercules, and How To Train Your Dragon 2 led the international charge for the studios this weekend, there was local action in Asia. The Continent, a fe.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 28th, 2014

UPDATE: Intl Box Office: ‘Apes’ Dawns In Latin America; ‘Godzilla’ Stomps Japan; ‘Hercules’ Has Muscle; Big Action I

2ND UPDATE, 5:10 PM PT: While Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, Transformers: Age Of Extinction, newcomer Hercules, and How To Train Your Dragon 2 led the international charge for the studios this weekend, there was local action in Asia. The Continent, a fe.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJul 28th, 2014

‘Godzilla’ Dominates Box Office in Japan With $6.9 Mil. Debut

“Godzilla” roared in Japan this weekend, with the monster picture topping box office charts. The film debuted to an estimated $6.9 million across 27 screens. The  opening is on par with “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” which gros.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 22nd, 2017

Tokyo rolls out red carpet for Hollywood Godzilla

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo is rolling out the red carpet for Hollywood's Godzilla remake although the nation that gave birth to the fire-breathing monster is seeing the latest movie after it opened everywhere else......»»

Category: topSource: yahooApr 21st, 2017

Japan Box Office: "Godzilla" Comes Home, Tops Weekend

There was some concern about how local moviegoers would respond following the poor box-office performance of other recent Hollywood films with Japanese themes. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterMar 21st, 2017

Biracial beauty queen causes stir in Japan

Newly-crowned Miss World Japan causes a stir in Japan after she became the second mixed-heritage national to win a major beauty pageant in two years. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 10th, 2016

Japan"s "waddling ducks" undergo stiletto therapy

Feminists, look away! Fashion police in Japan want to 'empower' women by persuading them to wear high heels, insisting the country's historic 'kimono culture' has led to many women having poor posture. The Japan High Heel Associat.....»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooJun 28th, 2016

Japan"s love for classic Americana sparks fashion boom

A 47-year-old Iowa-raised designer might seem like an unlikely candidate for overnight success in Japan, but the country's long-running love affair with classic American style has turned Todd Snyder into a fashion heavyweight. Japan's fondness f.....»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooJan 24th, 2017

Ermenegildo Zegna releases made-in-Japan capsule collection

Italian designer Ermenegildo Zegna has created a new collection, inspired by Japan's fashion and craftmanship, reports Women's Wear Daily. Zegna's exclusive capsule collection -- labeled "Ermenegildo Zegna Couture Made in Japan" -.....»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooSep 11th, 2015

Top Groups Expand Investment in Anime Consortium Japan

Six Japanese companies are investing in Anime Consortium Japan, a content joint venture launched by Bandai Namco and the Cool Japan Fund.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 31st, 2015