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Currently in post-production, the sex comedy is being made with one eye on the international market. Hitoshi Matsumoto 's latest film R100 , a sex comedy starring Nao Omori and Shinobu Terajima , will be released by Warner Bros Japan on October 5.
Osaka-based Yoshimoto Kogyo, the giant talent agency that celebrated its 100th anniversary last year, has made an enduring business out of that fleeting phenomenon: laughter. Most of the nearly 700 tarento (TV personalities) on the Yoshimoto roster
Blair A leading Japanese talent agency looks to launch a performing arts school on land now used by the U.S. military. Japanese talent agency powerhouse Yoshimoto Kogyo has ambitious plans to transform Okinawa into an Asian entertainment hub and
Staff writer Junichi Komoto, a member of the popular comedian duo Jicho Kacho, apologized Friday for letting his mother continue to receive welfare benefits after his career took off. "My way of thinking was too naive. I sincerely apologize for that,"
Staff writer Watching the fast-paced, two-person manzai routines that characterize much of Japanese TV comedy these days, it's difficult to imagine that two key influences on that genre's birth were stars of cinema's silent era: Harold Lloyd and
Expect plenty of fun when the area holds its annual festival. First, there will be a small concert featuring Hiroshima singer-songwriter Leyona and singer and performer Spinna B-Ill. To make the show more palatable for humor-loving Osakans, comedians
Friday, April 20, 2012 Staff writer While the most prominent of entertainment company Yoshimoto Kogyo's myriad business interests are the near endless TV appearances by it contracted comedians, the real heart of its operation lies not in the studio
Special to The Japan Times The fourth edition of the Okinawa International Movie Festival, held from March 24 to 31, was a strange beast, combining screenings of 102 films from Japan, Asia and elsewhere with manzai comics and other acts from the
Blair share Festival runs on the tropical island from Mar 24 to 31 The 4th Okinawa International Movie Festivalopens Saturday March 24 for an eight-day run that will feature 80 films, concerts, fashion shows, open-air screenings and comedy
Blair Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images The 4th installment of the Japanese island event seeks to emulate the feel of the Festival de Cannes. The 4th Okinawa International Movie Festival, organized by talent management agency Yoshimoto Kogyo, will