Japan Box Office: Dragon Ball Super Delivers 1.05 Billion Yen Debut

Latest "Yo-kai Watch" film ranks 4th with soft 251 million yen in its opening weekend

 

Toei Animation's highly anticipated 20th Dragon Ball film, Dragon Ball Super: Broly topped its debut

weekend box office, making 813 million yen from the 639,000 ticket sales in its first Saturday and

Sunday in Japan, which was 84.6% of the opening weekend gross of the franchise's previous 19th

film Resurrection 'F' released on the Saturday of April 18, 2015.

 

The 100-minute film was released in 361 theaters with 467 screens across Japan on the Friday of

December 14. Adding its opening day gross on Friday, the film's three-day box office total was actually

1,050,805,000 yen (824,205 admissions). It also ranked No.1 in Pia's first day satisfaction ranking

with approval rating of 92.7%. Judging from its opening weekend result and good word of mouth,

Dragon Ball Super: Broly has a high possibility to become the most successful film in the 32-year-old

anime franchise. 

 

Meanwhile, Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends, the fifth feature film in the Yo-kai Watch anime franchise,

ranked fourth with a disappointing 251 million yen in its opening weekend, which was only 62.9% of

that of the previous fourth film Shadowside: Oni-ou no Fukkatsu in December 2017. 

    


  

Weekend box office in Japan (December 15-16, 2018)

 (ticket sales basis)

 

 1 (new). "Dragon Ball Super: Broly"

 2 (2). "Bohemian Rhapsody"

 3 (1). "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald"

 4 (new). "Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends"

 5 (new). "The Grinch"

 6 (3). "Kuru"

 7 (new). "Haru Matsu Bokura"

 8 (4). "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms"

 9 (5). "Mobile Suit Gundam NT"

 10 (6). "Sumaho wo Otoshita dakenanoni"

 

"Dragon Ball Super: Broly" trailer

 

   

"Yo-kai Watch: Forever Friends" trailer

   


  

Source: Eiga.com

 

© Bird Studio/Shueisha

© "2018 Dragon Ball Super" Production Committee

©LEVEL-5/Movie "Yo-Kai Watch" project 2018

  

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