It is confirmed today that Uta no Prince-sama The Movie: Maji LOVE Kingdom sold 100,981 tickets and earned 222,737,500 yen in its first three days. The 84-minute film was released in 126 theaters across Japan on June 14, 2019. Hit the jump for more details and the voice actors' photos from the stage greeting event on Saturday.
Three new anime films ranked in top 10 in the weekend of June 15-16. The most successful one was the second chapter of the six-part OVA series Girls und Panzer das Finale in the fourth place, which made 145 million yen on 118,000 admissions. Hit the jump for more details.
The anime film adaptation of Daisuke Igarashi's award-winning fantasy manga Kaiju no Kodomo/Children of the Sea was released in 164 theaters across Japan on June 7, ranking fifth in its opening weekend. According to Studio 4°C, the anime project was launched back in June 2013, spending six years to produce. Hit the jump for more information.
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the highly anticipated third installment of Legendary Pictures' MonsterVerse franchise featuring the fierce kaiju battle among Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah, released in 362 theaters (431 screens) across Japan on March 31, dominating its first weekend with 677 million yen on 479,000 admissions. Hit the jump for more details.
The live-action film based on Kaiji Kawaguchi (Silent Service, Zipang)'s latest military manga Kubo Ibuki (Aircraft Carrier Ibuki) was released in 331 theaters across Japan on May 24, 2019, then ranked second with a modest 246 million yen from the 194,000 ticket sales in its opening weekend. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed today that the four-chapter film edition of KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- had sold 250,000 tickets and earned 420 million yen in total in Japan by May 21, in 11 weeks since the release of its first chapter on March 2, 2019. Hit the jump for more information.
Unlike the previous 22nd film Zero the Enforcer that topped the chart for seven consecutive weeks last spring, the 23rd Detective Conan feature film The Fist of Blue Sapphire already dropped to fourth slot in its sixth week of release. It has become doubtful that it can renew the franchise's box office record as its six recent films. Hit the jump for more details.
In its second weekend of release in Japan, Pokemon Detective Pikachu, the live-action film adaptation of the 2016 video game of the same name, jumped up to the top spot in the ticket sales ranking from third in its opening weekend, with 312 million yen from the 209,000 tickets sales. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the latest box office report from Japan, the 23rd Detective Conan feature film Konjou no Fist/The Fist of Blue Sapphire has still kept its steady hold during the Golden Week holiday, even taking back the No.1 slot from the worldwide mega hit film Avengers: Endgame. Hit the jump for more details.
It is confirmed today that the current total box office gross of the first three chapters of the four-chapter KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- film edition has surpassed 300 million yen with the 170,000 ticket sales in Japan. Its last and fourth chapter "IV Louis x Shin x Unknown" will open in theaters on May 2, 2019. Hit the jump for more details.
The 23rd Detective Conan feature film's box office domination has shown no signs of slowing down. Konjyou no Fist/The Fist of Blue Sapphire added a huge 886 million yen from 678,000 ticket sales in its second weekend of release, easily taking the box office No.1 crown for a second weekend in a row. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website for City Hunter The Movie: Shinjuku Private Eyes, the all-new anime film based on Tsukasa Hojo's City Hunter action comedy manga series, reported today that it had earned an impressive 1,502,665,440 yen by April 15 in two months since its release on February 8. Read the messages from the Ryo Saeba VA Akira Kamiya and the manga Author Hojo after the jump.
As expected, the 23rd Detective Conan feature film Konjyou no Fist/The Fist of Blue Sapphire dominated this weekend's box office in Japan. It earned an impressive 1.464 billion yen in its first Saturday and Sunday, which was the highest record in the anime franchise and 113% of the previous 22nd film Zero the Enforcer's record one year ago. Hit the jump for more details.
It was reported at the release memorial event in Tokyo today that the 23rd Detective Conan feature film Konjyou no Fist/The Fist of Blue Sapphire earned an impressive 422,465,000 yen on 313,724 admissions on its opening day of April 12, which surpassed the opening day box office record of the previous 22nd film Zero the Enforcer. Hit the jump for more details.