According the latest weekend box office report for January 24-25, both the mega-hit franchise's first feature film Yo-Kai Watch: Tanjyo no Himitsuda-Nyan! and Disney animation's new 3D animation film Big Hero 6 (titled Baymax in Japan) have reached an impressive 7 billion yen mark in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter account for the Naruto anime film has announced that, as of the end of the last year, the 10th Naruto film The Last -Naruto The Movie- became the top-grossing feature film in the franchise. By the end of December 2014, the film had earned about 1.75 billion yen (14.76 million US dollars). Hit the jump for more details.
Distributor Toho announced yesterday that the mega-hit franchise's first feature film Yo-Kai Watch: Tanjyo no Himitsuda-Nyan! had earned an amazing 5 billion yen as of January 3, in 15 days since its release on December 20. Last year's top-grossing film Frozen spent 17 days to reach the 5 billion mark. Hit the jump for more details.
The mega-hit franchise's first feature film Yo-Kai Watch: Tanjyo no Himitsuda-Nyan! was finally released in Japan last weekend. As expected, the time travel-themed film earned an amazing 1,628,893,000 yen on 1,485,000 ticket sales in its first two days, renewing Japanese film's opening weekend record since 2000. Hit the jump for more details.
The top 10 highest-grossing Japanese films of 2014 has been listed by Eiga.com. Takashi Yamazaki directed the top two films, Eien no Zero (The Eternal Zero) and Stand By Be Doraemon, earning an amazing 17.14 billion yen (about US$145 million) in total. Check the top 10 list after the jump.
While losing its first place to the live-action adaptation film of Io Sakisaka's popular shoujo manga Ao Haru Ride this past weekend, the 10th Naruto film The Last -Naruto The Movie- has topped the one billion yen (about US$ 8.5 million) mark at the Japanese box office only nine days after its opening. Hit the jump for more details.
The highly anticipated 10th film The Last -Naruto The Movie- was finally released on 266 screens across Japan last Saturday on December 6. It earned an impressive 515,331,800 yen (about US$4.25 million) with 396,280 ticket sales, easily topping the weekend box office. Hit the jump for more.
Acclaimed anime director Seiji Mizushima's first original full CG anime film Rakuen Tsuiho -Expelled From Paradise-, co-produced by Toei Animation and Nitroplus, has been a surprising success at Japanese box office, earning an impressive 107,725,100 yen with 65,854 ticket sales in 16 days since its release. Hit the jump for more details.
Toei Animation's highly-anticipated film HappinessCharge PreCure! Ningyou no Kuni no Ballerina, the feature film version of the on-going TV anime HappinessCharge PreCure!, was finally released in Japan last weekend. Contrary to expectation, it bombed at the box office earning less than half of last year's Dokidoki! PreCure film. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for The Idolm@ster anime series announced yesterday that the total gross of The Idolm@ster Movie: Kagayaki no Mukogawa e!, including its VideoM@ster edition released on September 19, has reached 765,217,400 yen (about 7.08 million dollars) on 521,436 ticket sales. Hit the jump for more details.
The official Twitter account for the Yowamushi Pedal anime series reports today that Yowamushi Pedal Re:Ride, the compilation film of the 38-episode 1st TV anime based on Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed manga, has reached 100 million yen mark in 11 days since the release. Hit the jump for more details.
It is officially confirmed that Yowamushi Pedal Re:Ride, the compilation film of the 38-epiode 1st TV anime series based on Wataru Watanabe's road bicycle racing-themed manga, earned an impressive 50 million yen on only 10 screens in three days from its release on September 19. Hit the jump for more details.
The most successful Japanese CG anime film is still doing strong in the box office. Stand by Me Doraemon, the first 3DCG film based on the popular manga series created by Fujiko F. Fujio, has reached the amazing 7 billion yen mark in the Japanese box office in 40 days from its opening on August 8. Check more after the jump.
Rurouni Kenshin: Densetsu no Saigo-hen (Rurouni Kenshin: The Legend Ends), the second part of the final installment of the Rurouni Kenshin live-action film series featuring Takeru Sato as Kenshin Himura finally released in Japan last Saturday. As expected, it ruled the weekend box office with an impressive 919,479,200 yen. Hit the jump for more details.
Oricon Style reports the top 5 titles for Japan's box office in the summer season of 2014 (late July to the end of August). As expected, Stand by Me Doraemon, the first 3DCG film based on the popular manga series created by Fujiko F. Fujio, tops the ranking with impressive 7-7.5 billion yen. Check the list after the jump.