Arts

Studio-backed Japanese venture to stream anime music

Flat-rate service seeks to fill niche poorly served by the Western names

  • Sony Music teams up with anime producer for big Asian crowds

    Festival highlights Japanese culture, manga, music

  • Human Go masters, AI begin world championship

    DeepZenGo competing with players from Japan, South Korea and China

  • Dark chapter of Taiwan history memorialized in music

    Hong Kong-born composer disclaims political intentions

  • Vietnam makes tourism ambassador of King Kong director

    Box office success fires official interest in attracting foreign filmmakers

  • Art finds its place in the new Yangon

    Gallery walking tour throws fresh light on heritage and modernity

  • Singapore reinvents itself as regional film hub

    Foreign and local interests see growing potential in the former bastion of conservatism

  • Jolie premieres film on Khmer Rouge horrors

    Hollywood actress turned director portrays child’s eye view of Cambodia’s ‘killing fields’

  • Seductively silent art bridges East and West

    Miya Ando's work reflects her complex roots and Buddhist heritage

  • Dick Bruna, creator of children's favorite Miffy, dies

  • Asia's Standouts

    A Pakistani director tackles taboos

    Academy Award-winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy uses her camera to shine a light

  • Is Japan ready to love a transgender lead character?

    Naoko Ogigami's gentle film 'Close-Knit' set to touch audiences' emotions

  • Peking opera by Japanese students warms icy sentiment in China

    Room for Japan's companies to do more to promote cultural exchanges

  • Hokkien puppetry comes to life in Penang

    A dose of modernity revitalizes traditional art and attracts crowds

  • Vinyl boom rolls into Japan at 33rpm

    Analogue music takes the stage in a country known for digital likings

  • Pop idols pull most out of 'otaku' wallets

    Female fans playing bigger role in growth of Japan's consumer cults

  • Will Singapore wave chequered flag on Formula One?

    Locals question Grand Prix's fading popularity, high costs

  • China may let more foreign films shine on silver screen

    Cinema glut shifts focus to content, added value as box-office gains slow

  • Japan's 'Your Name' debuts at No. 1 in South Korea

    Rounds out sweep of big Asian media markets

  • Agents of Change 2017

    Makoto Shinkai leads next wave of anime filmmakers

    'Your Name' director could change the face of the anime industry