Nikkatsu

Nikkatsu

The Nikkatsu Corporation (日活株式会社, Nikkatsu kabushiki kaisha?) is a Japanese entertainment company known for its film and television productions. It is Japan's oldest major movie studio. The name Nikkatsu amalgamates the words Nippon Katsudō Shashin, literally "Japan Cinematograph Company".

Shareholders are Nippon Television (35%) and SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (28.4%).

Read more about Nikkatsu:  Ownership, Cultural References

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