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Film studio Shochiku's interim profit growth defies outlook

Hit romantic features lift box-office sales

Shochiku's in-house hit "Policeman and Me" helped boost first-half profit beyond projections.   © (Photo courtesy of Shochiku)

TOKYO -- A string of box-office hits lifted Shochiku's first-half net profit by a wholly unanticipated 13% on the year, the Japanese film studio said Thursday.

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