Japanese actor Tatsuo Umemiya dies at 81

Entertainment News Dec 12, 2019

Japanese actor Tatsuo Umemiya dies at 81

Actor and TV personality Tatsuo Umemiya, who appeared in a number of popular films and television dramas, died of chronic kidney failure Thursday morning at a hospital near Tokyo, his agency said. He was 81. Born in what was then known as Manchukuo, now northeastern ...

Survey finds more young Japanese are watching less TV

National Nov 25, 2019

Survey finds more young Japanese are watching less TV

In a recent Jiji Press survey, about 10 percent of Japanese in their teens and 20s said they did not watch television, showing youngsters' diminishing interest in the medium amid the rising popularity of various online video platforms. The largest share of respondents — 25.7 ...

Netflix and global warming? Not actually that chill

World Oct 28, 2019

Netflix and global warming? Not actually that chill

Movie nights once required driving to the local video store to rent, rewind and return the latest blockbuster. Now on-demand video content providers offer countless binge-worthy options at the touch of a finger. But experts say the ease of streaming services comes with a hefty ...