Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island, the latest animated feature film directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko in the Gundam franchise, was released in 184 theaters across Japan on June 3, then 255 million yen (2 million USD) on the first Saturday and Sunday, debuting at third place. The film is based on the first Mobile Suit Gundam The 15th episode of the television anime, which aired in Japan on July 14, 1979.
As reported on Saturday, the 108-minute film earned 137 million yen (US$1.08 million) on its first day of release (62% of that of the previous feature film in the Gundam franchise. Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway), then sold around 150,000 tickets and earned 300 million yen (2.36 million USD) in its first two days on Friday and Saturday.
The film’s official Twitter confirmed that its three-day total from Friday to Sunday was around 400 million yen (US$3.15 million) from 200,000 admissions and became the highest-grossing Japanese film. of the weekend. The film also placed third in Filmarks Day One Satisfaction Ranking with an average rating of 3.69/5.0 based on 980 reviews.
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In its fourth weekend of release, the Shinji Higuchi (The attack of the Titans live action movies, shin godzilla)-directed ShinUltraman was still in second place, the same position he held the previous week. Its cumulative gross reached 3.1 billion yen (24.4 million USD) from 2.14 million admissions.
The quintuplets par excellence of the filma sequel to the two-season television anime adaptation of Negi Haruba’s romantic comedy manga, ranked fourth in its third weekend, bringing its total to 1.09 billion yen (8.58 million USD) .
Coming fifth was Detective Conan: Halloween’s Bride. Conan’s 25th feature raked in 8.6 billion yen (US$67.7 million) from 6.17 million admissions to become the franchise’s third-highest-grossing film, behind only The Blue Sapphire Fist (2019 / 9.37 billion yen) and zero the executor (2018 / 9.18 billion yen).
The live-action film adaptation of Kousuke Oono’s comic manga The Way of the Husband at Homeentitled The way of the husband at home: the cinema, ranked sixth in its opening weekend with around 160 million yen (1.26 million USD). The film starring Hiroshi Tamaki also placed fourth. Filmarks Day One Satisfaction Ranking with an average rating of 3.69/5.0 based on 240 reviews.
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Japan Weekend Box Office Top 10 (June 4-5, 2022)
(based on ticket sales)
1 (1). “Top Gun: Maverick” – 2.89 billion yen
2 (2). “Shin Ultraman” – 3.1 billion yen
3 (new). “Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island” – 4 billion yen
4 (3). “The Quintessential Quintuplets the Movie” – 1.09 billion yen
5 (4). “Detective Conan: Halloween’s Bride” – 8.6 billion yen
6 (new). “The Way of the Househusband: The Cinema” – 160 million yen
7 (5). “Crayon Shin-chan the Movie: Mononoke Ninja Chinpuden” – 1.89 billion yen
8 (6). “Shi ni Itaru Yamai”
9 (9). “Rurou no Tsuki” – 580 million yen
10 (7). “Taiga heno Michi” – 290 million yen
“The way of the husband at home: the cinema” trailer:
Sources: Eiga.com, pixiin, Filmmarks
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