Tuttle-Mori Agency

Agency to Span the East and West

News Archive

New Japan-Australia tax treaty will be applicable from January 1 2009

The new Japan-Australia tax treaty which came into force on December 3 2008 will be applicable to royalty remittances to our Australian proprietors starting January 1 2009.

Our contracts department will be on hand to help our clients with the new formalities.

Contracts/January 1 2009

New Japan-France tax treaty will be applicable from January 1 2008

The new Japan-France tax treaty which came into force on October 26 2007 will be applicable to royalty remittances to our French proprietors starting January 1 2008.

Our contracts department will be on hand to help our clients with the new formalities.

Contracts/December 5 2007

New Japan-UK tax treaty will be applicable from January 1 2007

The new Japan-UK tax treaty which came into force on October 12 2006 will be applicable to royalty remittances to our UK proprietors starting January 1 2007.

Our contracts department will be on hand to help our clients with the new formalities.

Contracts/January 1 2007

Program licensing department established

Tuttle-Mori has established an in-house Program Licensing Department to handle television, film and video rights. The department's high profile client list includes Britain's Channel Four International and National Geographic Television International for whom Tuttle-Mori will handle Japanese sales on an exclusive basis.

Program Licensing/January 1 2007

Increasing demand for Japanese titles in Asia

Tuttle-Mori's rights sales to Korean, Thai, and Chinese markets continue apace. More than 100 Asian offers have been received in September alone, indicating the strong interest that Asian publishers have for Japanese works.

Rights Export/October 15, 2006

BAFTA winning mini-series Sex Traffic to be premiered by Wowow

Sex Traffic Photo

Leading pay-TV channel Wowow has acquired Channel 4 International's mini-series Sex Traffic through Channel 4 agent and Tuttle-Mori subsidiary, TM International. Voted "best serial of year" by Broadcast magazine and BAFTA winner for "Best Actress" and "Best Serial Drama", the hard hitting drama will air on both the analog and digital Wowow channels in the new year followed by a release on DVD.

Program Licensing/October 12, 2006

Moomin's new home on the web

Moomin Photo

Finnish author Tove Jansson's Moomin is one of Japan's most loved children's characters. Moomin now has a new home on the web here.

Children's/September 29, 2006