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.
According to Mantan Web's report, the first two chapters of the four-chapter KING OF PRISM -Shiny Seven Stars- film edition have earned 200 million yen on 130,000 admissions since its opening on March 2. Its 12-episode TV anime edition also premiered in Japan on April 8. Hit the jump for more information.
The weekend played out mostly as expected. Doraemon: Nobita's Chronicle of the Moon Exploration, the 39th feature film in the Doraemon anime franchise, earned a solid 175 million yen on 146,000 admissions, keeping its No.1 position for six consecutive weeks. It was the longest No.1 record in the renewal anime series that launched in 2006. Hit the jump for more details.
Only one position down from last weekend, the live-action film adaptation of Mineo Maya (Patarillo!)'s 1980s comedy manga Tonde Saitama still ranked third in its sixth weekend, adding 165 million yen on 122,000 admissions. Its total domestic gross has reached an impressive 2.91 billion yen, and it is expected to cross the three billion yen mark by the end of this week. Hit the jump for more details.
The official website and Twitter for Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection, the latest all-new sequel film in the Code Geass anime franchise, confirmed today that the 112-minute film had earned one billion yen (about 9.035 million US dollars) in seven weeks since its release in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.
Far surpassing the initial expectation, the live-action film adaptation of Mineo Maya (Patarillo!)'s 1980s comedy manga Tonde Saitama has continued its strong run in Japan. It climbed up to second place again in its fifth weekend of release by selling more tickets than the latest MCU film Captain Marvel and the Transformers franchise's latest installment Bumblebee. Hit the jump for more details.
The 26th PreCure film PreCure Miracle Universe was released in 229 theaters across japan on March 16, 2019. The 70-minute film ranked third in its opening weekend with 248,351,400 yen from the 221,579 ticket sales, which was the best opening box office gross for a PreCure film released in spring. Hit the jump for more details.
Natsume Yujin-cho the Movie: Ephemeral Bond, the all-new film based on Yuki Midorikawa's fantasy shoujo manga series, was released in China on March 7, 2019, and made 64.78 million Chinese yuan (about 1.07 billion Japanese yen/9.6 million US dollars) in its first three days, which surpassed the film's total box office gross in Japan. Hit the jump for more details.