The cinema and kabuki studio’s Shochiku Ventures subsidiary will target virtual reality and entertainment digitalisation technology developers while its sister programme, Shochiku Accelerator, is accepting submissions until August 10.

Japan-based film and kabuki production group Shochiku is set to launch a corporate venture capital unit called Shochiku Ventures tomorrow to build metaverse and digitalisation offerings. Founded in 1895, Shochiku is one of the oldest film studios in Japan. The company is known for producing anime and indie films, in addition to running Kabuki-za, a…

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