Tag: Japan

World’s top-grossing anime film ‘Your Name’ gets Hollywood live-action remake

The 2016 Japanese anime hit ‘Your Name’ is set to have a live-action adaptation from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Japan-based Toho Co. This will be a feature presentation from Paramount Pictures and adapted by Oscar-nonimated screenwriter Eric Heisserer (‘Arrival’). Your Name is the highest-grossing anime film in the world, earning $355.2M worldwide during its ...

GUIDE: Eiga Sai 2016: The Japanese Film Festival

The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM), in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan, packs an extra punch for Eiga Sai, one of the longest-running foreign film festivals in the Philippines. It has enhanced the Director Talks, expanded screenings to Baguio, and partners with Cinemalaya for its highly-anticipated annual film festival. JOIN THE EVENT on FACEBOOK here. Admission Admission ...

Japan’s infamous suicide ‘Forest’ now subject of new horror film

Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, the legendary real-life Aokigahara Forest is the suspense-filled setting of Columbia Pictures’ new supernatural thriller “The Forest.” In the film, a young American woman, Sara (Natalie Dormer), journeys to the Aokigahara Forest in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. In ...