"Zero the Enforcer" Becomes Top-Grossing Film in "Detective Conan" Anime Franchise

"Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle" ranks 8th in its opening weekend

As expected, Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer easily topped Japan's weekend box office for the six weekend in a row, beating strong newcomers including live-action/computer-animated family comedy film Peter Rabbit and Dwayne Johnson-starring giant monster pic Rampage. The 22nd Conan film has earned a gigantic 7.2 billion yen (about 64.67 million US dollars) since its opening on April 13, and has finally become the top-grossing film in the 22-year-old anime franchise, surpassing the 21st film Crimson Love Letter that grossed 6.87 billion yen from its domestic run in 2017.


The film series has broken its box office record for six consecutive years since the 17th film Private Eye in the Distant Sea in 2013. According to distributor Toho, it is no dream for the 22nd film to surpass the eight billion yen mark.  



"Detective Conan" film box office top 10 in Japan


 1. "Zero the Enforcer" (22nd/2018) - 7.2 billion yen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Weekend box office in Japan (May 19-20, 2018)

 (ticket sales basis)


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

 2 (new). "Peter Rabbit"

 3 (new). "Nomitori ZamuraIi"

 4 (new). "Rampage"

 5 (2). "Avengers: Infinity War"

 6 (3). "Korou no Chi"

 7 (4). "Laplace's Witch"

 8 (new). "Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle"

 9 (5). "Saraba Seishun, Saredo Seishun."

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



"Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer" trailer



Source: Eiga.com, Mantan Web


© 2018 Gosho Aoyama/Detective Conan Production Committee 


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