Hayao MiyazakiLatest feature film anime“>The boy and the heron (anime“>Kimi-tachi wa Dō Ikiru kaor literally anime“>how do you live?) topped the Japanese box office in its opening weekend. The film sold 1,003 million tickets and grossed about US$13.2 million in its first three days in Japan. The film sold 1.353 million tickets and grossed 2.149 billion yen (about 15.53 million US dollars) in the Friday-Monday long weekend (Monday was the Navy Day holiday in Japan).
The film has done more than Miyazaki’s 2001 Academy Award-winning blockbuster anime“>kidnapped in its first four days, and earned 50% more than its 2013 film anime“>The wind rises. The film surpassed US$1.7 million from 44 IMAX screens, a new three-day record, according to entertainment news website Deadline.
The film opened simultaneously on IMAX with its general release in Japan on Friday. The movie is the first Studio Ghibli Movie for simultaneous IMAX release. The movie also displays in Dolby Atmos, Dolby Cinema, and DTS:X.
GKIDS has licensed the film, and it will be shown in North American theaters later this year.
Miyazaki is credited with the original work, as well as directing the film and writing the screenplay. Takeshi Honda (anime“>Ponyo on a cliffAnd anime“>Rebuild Evangelion Movies) is the animation director. Joe Hisaishi (anime“>kidnappedAnd anime“>Prince MononokeAnd anime“>My neighbor Totoro) composing music. Studio Ghibli Founding partner Toshio Suzuki is the producer. Kenshi Yonezu (anime“>Chainsaw manAnd anime“>My hero academyAnd anime“>March comes like a lion) performs the song “Chikyūgi” (Globe).
anime“>Quintessential Quintuplets ∽ (anime“>Gotōbun no Hanayome∽), the new anime special in anime“>Quintessential Quintuplets franchise, ranked No. 3 in its opening weekend. The anime sold 167,000 tickets and earned 191 million yen (about 1.38 million US dollars) in its first three days, and sold 195,000 tickets to earn 222 million yen (about 1.60 million US dollars) during the four-day weekend.
Cast for Quintuplets – Kana HanazawaAnd Ayana TaketatsuAnd Miku ItoAnd Sakura eyeAnd Enori Minas He performed the anime‘s opening theme song “Gotōbun no Mirai” (Five Equal Futures) and the ending theme song “Takaramono” (Treasure).
The second part of anime“>Tokyo avengers 2the sequel to two animated films based on Ken Wake‘s anime“>Tokyo Avengers manga, it fell from number two to number four in its third weekend. The film grossed 211,749,840 yen (about US$1.52 million) from Friday to Sunday, and sold a cumulative total of 1.21 million tickets for 1519,263,520 yen (about US$10.92 million).
The film opened at number one on June 30. He earned 605,494,180 yen (about 4.19 million US dollars) in the first three days and sold 469,600 tickets.
The first sequel movie chi no halloween -onmi- (Bloody Halloween-Fate-) opened April 21st.
Takumi Kitamura He returns to play Takemichi Hanagaki in the sequel films. Other returning cast members include Ryo Yoshizawa like mickey f Yuki Yamada Like Drakken. exit Tsutomu Hanabusa and product Shota Okada back too. Kento Nagayama He joins the cast as Keisuke Baji, while Nijiro Murakami Also joining Kazutora Hanemiya, and Mahiru Takasugi Joins as Chifuyu Matsuno. Taketo Tanaka Chomi plays. Super Beaver They perform the theme song “Gradation” for the first movie, while the band also performs the song “Hakanakunai” (Not Just a Demise) for the second movie.
First live action anime“>Tokyo Avengers The film opened in Japan in July 2021 and was the first film in Japan in 2021. Crunchyroll The film is broadcast worldwide except in Asia, Spain and Latin America.
anime“>Super Mario Bros movie It remained at number five in its twelfth weekend at the Japanese box office. The film earned 135,203,890 yen (about US$972,200) in its twelfth weekend, and sold a cumulative total of 9.17 million tickets for 13,009,862,720 yen (about 93.55 million US dollars).
The film sold 1.276 million tickets and earned 1.843 billion yen (about 13.54 million US dollars) in its first three days in Japan.
The film is now the #3 highest-grossing animated film of all time worldwide if Disney’s 2019 CG film. the king lion It is counted as animated, or as a number 2 if it is not.
The film opened in the United States and in more than 60 markets worldwide on April 5.
The film was the highest-grossing film of 2023 worldwide. The movie is also the highest-grossing video game franchise in history.
Gekijó̄ban anime“>IDOLiSH7 Live 4 bits after the periodtheatrical anime concert of anime“>IDOLiSH7 Multimedia franchiseIt fell from No. 7 to No. 8 in its ninth weekend. The film earned 108,670,660 yen (about $781,300 USD) from Friday to Sunday. The film earned a cumulative total of 1,893,140,981 yen (approximately US$13.61 million).
The concert opened in Japan on May 20 and grossed 220 million yen (approximately US$1.58 million) in its opening weekend. 16 members of the units IDOLiSH7, TRIGGER, Re:vale, and ŹOOĻ reprise their roles from the anime series and games.
Hiroshi Nishikori (anime“>Argonavis from BanG Dream!) And Kensuke Yamamoto (anime“>Trigon stampede VFX art Director) directed the anime at orange. anime“>IDOLiSH7 originator Bunta Tsushima wrote the script. Arena Tanimura (anime“>IDOLiSH7And anime“>Full Moon, Sagashite) is credited for the original character design. Hitomi Miyazaki Design the characters. Eiji Enomoto (anime“>Trigon stampede) was the main CG director.
anime“>suriki! Anpanman Robuli to the present Pukapukathe thirty-fourth anime film in anime“>Anpanman franchiseIt fell from No. 6 to No. 9 in its third weekend. The film earned 52,278,130 yen (about US$375,800) from Friday to Sunday, earning a cumulative total of 283,311,120 yen (about US$2.03 million).
The film opened on June 30 and earned 113,432,810 yen (about $788,390) in its first three days.
The film marks the 35th anniversary of the anime and the 50th anniversary of the film anime“>Anpanman Picture book series.
The movie features Comet Robo, a home for robots that can make anything, and Roboly, a robotic girl who is the best at what she does. She learns that there is “something precious” that she cannot create on her own, so she and her robotic partner, Koto, leave Robo’s comet to find it. They find a music box and reach the world of Anpanman to find the owner. While spending time with Anpanman, Robuli’s chest starts to feel “warm”. During this time, Baikinman creates the strongest mica “Roboking” and plans to turn Comet Robo into Comet Baikin-Robo. Thus, Anpanman and his friends try to protect the comet Robo while Roboly searches for the “something important”.
anime“>Detective Conan: Kurogane no Submarine (The Iron Submarine), the 26th film on anime“>Detective Conan franchisestill outside the top ten in its fourteenth weekend, but still earned 42,884,000 yen (about 308,200 USD) from Friday to Sunday, and made a cumulative total of 13,380,421,330 yen ( about 96.18 million US dollars).
The second part of anime“>Gekijōban collar × malignant deep capadapting the two-part theatrical anime by Idea Factory‘s Automat Trademarks collar x slag The game moved from #1 to #3 in the mini-theater ratings in its fourth weekend.
Sources: Kōgyō Tsūshin (link 2, link 3), comScore via KOFIC