Male character-featured "Pretty Rhythm" spin-off film has sold 460,000 tickets
After 238 days since its release on January 9, KING OF PRISM by Pretty Rhythm, a spin-off film to the Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow LiveTV anime aired from 2013 to 2014, finally ended its run at the Shinjuku Wald 9 theater in Tokyo yesterday, September 2. About 1,600 fans gathered for the sold-out final screening. In the end of the screening, a special four-minute footage was also shown to send appreciation messages from the production staff members including the director Masakazu Hishida. He also appeared on the stage and said to the fans, "Thank you for all of your support! We can see each other again soon!"
The film focusing on the three-member male idol unit Over The Rainbow has reportedly earned 800 million yen from 460,000 tickets sales in eight months. Both DVD and Blu-ray of the film released on June 17 ranked No.1 in the Oricon weekly anime disc sales charts in its first week.
According to the official website, at least three theaters in Japan are still playing the film.
Director Masakazu Hishida on the stage
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