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    Friday February 12, 2016
  • "Code Geass: Akito the Exiled" Final Chapter Ranks 9th in Japan's Weekend Box Office

    3rd "New Initial D" film debuted in 12th place

    "Itoshiki Monotachi e" (To Beloved), the 59-minute final fifth chapter of the Code Geass: Akito the Exiled anime film series released on 36 screens in Japan on February 6. Despite of its very limited release, it ranked 9th with 43,099,100 yen on 36,161 admissions in its first weekend. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday February 2, 2016
  • "Girls und Panzer" Film Reaches 1 Billion Yen Mark in Japan

    4DX screenings will begin at 27 theaters on February 20

    It has been confirmed that the all-new feature Girls und Panzer der Film has earned 1,049,219,224 yen on 718,625 admissions in Japan in 71 days since its release on November 21, 2015. It has become the 38th top-grossing Japanese film released in 2015. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Thursday January 28, 2016
  • "Kizumonogatari Part 1" Has Earned 600 Million Yen in Three Weeks

    5th and 6th week audience will receive a postcard drawn by Akio Watanabe

    Despite of its relatively small release with 108 theaters, "Tekketsu-hen," the first part of the three-part anime film adaptation of Nisio Isin's Kizumonogatari novel, still ranked 9th in its third weekend box office. And it is also confirmed that the film has earned over 600 million yen on 450,000 admissions in Japan. Hit the jump for more.

  • Tuesday January 26, 2016
  • "Yo-Kai Watch," "Jurassic World" Dominate Japan's Box Office of 2015

    Six of the top 10 are anime films

    According to the report compiled by The Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan (MPPAJ), the top-grossing Japanese film in Japan in the year 2015 was Yo-Kai Watch: Tanjyo no Himitsuda-Nyan! (The secret of the invention), which earned 7.8 billion yen from its total run. Check the top 10 list after the jump.

  • Saturday January 16, 2016
  • "Girls und Panzer" Film Has Earned 900 Million Yen in 55 Days

    11th week audience will receive a set of two strips of film frames

    After breaking the 800 million mark 10 days ago, the all-new feature Girls und Panzer der Film has instantly earned another 100 million yen, making its total gross to date 909,615,824 yen. It has sold 622,610 tickets in 55 days since its release on November 21, 2015. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday January 13, 2016
  • "Kizumonogatari Part 1" Ranks 3rd with 177 Million Yen

    2nd part "Nekketsu-hen" is set for a release this summer

    "Tekketsu-hen," the first part of the three-part anime film adaptation of Nisio Isin's Kizumonogatari novel was released in 108 theaters across Japan on January 8. The 60-minute film earned 177,058,000 yen on 131,973 admissions, ranking 3rd in its first weekend of January 9-10. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday January 8, 2016
  • "Girls und Panzer" Film Has Earned 800 Million Yen in Japan

    All-new feature film will be screened in all 47 prefectures from this weekend

    It is confirmed that the all-new feature Girls und Panzer der Film has earned an impressive 804,356,024 yen on 548,583 ticket sales in 47 days from its opening day in Japan, November 21, to January 6. The anime's official Twitter says the result is far beyond their initial target. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday January 5, 2016
  • "Yo-Kai Watch" Gives Up First Place to "Star Wars" in Third Week

    "Girls und Panze" film is back to Top 10

    After winning two weeks in a row since its release, the second anime feature film from Level-5's Yo-Kai Watch franchise, Yo-Kai Watch the Movie 2: King Enma and the 5 Stories, Nyan!, finally gave up its first place to Star Wars: The Force Awakens in its third weekend box office. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday January 1, 2016
  • "Yo-Kai Watch" Beats "Star Wars" in Japan for Two Weeks in a Row

    3rd "Chibi Maruko-chan" film ranks 6th

    Following the very successful opening weekend, the second anime feature film from Level-5's Yo-Kai Watch franchise,Yo-Kai Watch the Movie 2: King Enma and the 5 Stories, Nyan!, still topped Japan's box office in its second weekend, again beating Star Wars: The Force Awakens on second. Hit the jump fore more details.

  • Monday December 21, 2015
  • "Yo-Kai Watch" 2nd Film Sells More Tickets than "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Japan

    Third film is already set for the next winter

    The highly-anticipated 2nd anime film from Level-5's Yo-Kai Watch franchise, Yo-Kai Watch the Movie 2: King Enma and the 5 Stories, Nyan!, was finally released in Japan on December 19. It sold 974,557 tickets on its first Saturday and Sunday, which was reportedly more than its strongest competitor Star Wars: The Force Awakens did. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Wednesday December 16, 2015
  • "Orange" Live-Action Film Tops Japan's Weekend Box Office with 311 Million Yen

    Girls and Panzer ranks 8th, High Speed! on 9th

    The live-action film adaptation of Ichigo Takano's shoujo manga series Orange directed by Mitsujiro Hashimoto opened on 302 screens in Japan on December 12. Beating the latest James Bond film Spectre, it debuted in the first place in Japan's weekend box office ranking earning 311,778,900 yen 261,779 admissions. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Monday December 7, 2015
  • "High☆Speed! - Free! Starting Days -" Earns 95 Million Yen in Debut Weekend

    "Girls und Panzer" Film drops to 7th place

    Kyoto Animation's latest feature film High☆Speed! - Free! Starting Days -, a prequel story to the two Free! TV anime series aired in 2013 and 2014, was finally released on 120 screens in Japan on December 5. It ranked 5th earning 95,546,400 yen on 67,829 admissions in its first weekend. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday December 4, 2015
  • "Digimon Adventure Tri." Extends Its Theatrical Run One More Week

    The 1st chapter has earned 146 million yen in two weeks

    The first part of the six-part project Digimon Adventure Tri., "Saikai" (Reunion) was originally planned to run at 10 theaters in Japan only for three weeks from November 21 to December 11. Thanks to its overwhelming box-office success, it has extended by one more week till December 18. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Tuesday December 1, 2015
  • "Girls und Panzer" Film Keeps 2nd Place in Its 2nd Weekend

    All-new feature film is scheduled to screened in all of 47 prefectures in Japan

    Following the very successful opening weekend with 128,438,980 yen, Girls und Panzer der Film earned 64,933,050 yen on 41,957 admissions in its second weekend of November 28-29. It was a huge drop of 50 percent from the first weekend, but the film still kepst second place due to the quiet box office. Hit the jump for more.

  • Thursday November 26, 2015
  • "Digimon Adventure Tri." 1st Part Opens with 59 Million Yen

    2nd part "Ketsui" is slated for March 12, 2016

    The first chapter of the six-part project Digimon Adventure Tri., "Saikai" (Reunion), was finally released in Japan last Saturday, November 21. In spite of its very limited release only with 10 theaters, it earned an impressive 59 million yen on 36,000 admissions in its first weekend. Hit the jump for more details.