Japan Box Office: "Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer" Scores Record-Breaking Opening Weekend

The 26th "Crayon Shin-chan" film follows in 2nd, "Pacific Rim Uprising" ranks a so-so 4th

Once again, the Detective Conan anime franchise has enjoyed amazing box office success in Japan. Its 22nd feature film Zero no Shikkounin/Zero the Enforcer opened in 360 theaters on Friday, then earned an impressive 1.296 billion yen on 1.012 million admissions from its first Saturday and Sunday, easily topping Japan's weekend box office and also surpassing the previous opening week record of 1.287 billion yen marked by last year's Kara Kurenai no Love Letter/The Crimson Love Letter. The 22nd film's three-day box office total is 1.67 billion yen from the 1.289 million ticket sales.

 

The 21st film The Crimson Love Letter made 6.87 billion yen from its total domestic run and became not only the top-grossing title in the Detective Conan film series, but also the top-grossing Japanese film of 2017. If the strong momentum of Zero the Enforcer continues, it is expected to renew the franchise's box office record for six consecutive years.  

  

 

"Detective Conan" film box office top 10 in Japan

 

 1. "Crimson Love Letter" (21st/2017) - 6.87 billion yen

 2. "Pure Black Nightmare" (20th/2016) - 6.33 billion 

 3. "Sunflowers of Inferno" (19th/2015) - 4.48 billion

 4. "Dimensional Sniper" (18th/2014) - 4.11 billion

 5. "Private Eye in the Distant Sea" (17th/2013) - 3.63 billion

 6. "The Raven Chaser" (13th/2009) - 3.5 billion

 7. "The Phantom of Baker Street" (6th/2002) - 3.4 billion

 8. "The Eleventh Striker" (16th/2012) - 3.29 billion

 9. "Crossroad in the Ancient Capital" (7th/2003) - 3.2 billion

 10. "The Lost Ship in The Sky" (14th/2010) - 3.2 billion

   


  

Weekend box office in Japan (April 14-15, 2018)

 

 1 (new). "Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer"

 2 (new). "Crayon Shin-chan Burst Serving! Kung Fu Boys ~Ramen Rebellion~"

 3 (1). "Coco"

 4 (new). "Pacific Rim Uprising"

 5 (2). "The Boss Baby"

 6 (3). "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"

 7 (4). "Doraemon the Movie 2018 Nobita's Treasure Island"

 8 (5). "The Greatest Showman"

 9 (6). "The Post"

 10 (8). "KusoYarou to Utsukushiki Sekai"

 

 


    

   

"Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer" trailer

   

 

Source: Eiga.com

  

© 2018 Gosho Aoyama/Detective Conan Production Committee

 

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