Tag - walt-disney-co



Japan Times
Nov 12, 2021
Disney slumps as streaming cools, suggesting struggle ahead
The Disney+ service won't return to faster subscriber growth until the third and fourth quarters of the current fiscal year.
Japan Times
Aug 24, 2021
Are you ready for sentient Disney robots?
The Magic Kingdom knows the nostalgia of herky-jerky animatronics won't cut it with today's children.
Japan Times
Apr 29, 2019
Snap!: 'Avengers: Endgame' shatters records with $1.2 billion opening weekend
The Avengers broke all kinds of box office records as a young, male audience lined up for days to get tickets for its opening weekend even in the era of streaming content.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Dec 19, 2017
ESPN President John Skipper resigns to deal with substance addiction
Walt Disney Co.'s John Skipper resigned on Monday as president of ESPN, the company's most important network, due to a problem with addiction.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Dec 31, 2016
Chinese firms ordered to pay Disney, Pixar $194,000 for copying 'Cars': Xinhua
A Shanghai court ordered two Chinese firms to pay Walt Disney Co. and Pixar more than 1.35 million yuan ($194,440) compensation for copying parts of their hit movies "Cars" and "Cars 2," the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.
Jul 1, 2016
Walt Disney agrees to buy stake in MLB Advanced Media
Walt Disney Co. agreed to acquire a one-third stake in the video-streaming unit of MLB Advanced Media, in a deal valued at about $3.5 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter.
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 27, 2015
New Disney park in China to bolster sales, Uniqlo chief says
Fast Retailing Co. Chairman Tadashi Yanai said Walt Disney Co.'s new park in Shanghai will help his Uniqlo casual clothing brand expand in China, shrugging off concerns over an economic slowdown in the Japanese retailer's largest overseas market.
Jun 12, 2005
Miyazaki's 'Howl's Moving Castle' makes debut in N.Y., L.A. theaters
"Howl's Moving Castle," one of Japan's most successful films ever, opened Friday in New York and Los Angeles, giving American audiences their first big-screen view of the latest work from acclaimed animation director Hayao Miyazaki.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'