Otaku Legions Mobilize for Second "Madoka Magica" Movie

Anime movie opens at #2 in box office on the strength of otaku turnout to 43 screens

After punching above their weight for the opening of the first anime movie, otaku audiences really proved their pound for pound dominance with this past weekend's premiere of Puella Magi Madoka Magica II: The Everlasting Story. Opening on just 43 screens, the movie had a box office take of 171,622,400 yen ($2,200,000), placing it #2 on the top 10.




2. Puella Magi Madoka Magica The Everlasting Story 

3. Outrage Beyond

4. Bayside Shakedown: The Final

5. The Mystical Laws

6. The Lorax

7. Resident Evil 5: Retribution

8. The Raven

9. Bakaleya Private High School

10. Intouchables

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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