SPY×FAMILY Code: White Stays at #1, Kitarō Tanjō: Gegege no Nazo Rises to #6 – News

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The SPY×FAMILY Code: White anime movie stayed at #1 in its fourth weekend at the Japanese field workplace. The movie offered 227,000 tickets for 317,050,130 yen (about US$2.17 million) from Friday to Sunday. The movie has offered 3.61 million tickets for a cumulative complete of 4,859,398,450 yen (about US$33.31 million).

The movie opened in Japan on December 22. The movie is an all-new work with an authentic story. The movie offered 866,000 tickets and earned 1.224 billion yen (about US$8.61 million) in its first three days.

Crunchyroll will display screen the movie in North America in 2024.

Original manga creator Tatsuya Endō is credited with the unique work and authentic character designs for the movie, and he additionally supervised the movie. WIT STUDIO and CloverWorks once more animated the movie.

New solid members for the movie embody Tomoya Nakamura as Dmitri, Kento Kaku as Luka, Banjō Ginga as Snijder, and Shunsuke Takeuchi as Type F.

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The Kitarō Tanjō: Gegege no Nazo (Kitarō Birth: The Mystery of Gegege) anime movie rose from #9 to #6 in its ninth weekend. The movie earned 138,941,320 yen (about US$952,600) from Friday to Sunday. The movie has offered a complete of 1,569,000 tickets, and has earned a cumulative complete of two,237,386,180 yen (about US$15.34 million).

The movie opened in Japan on November 17 and offered 111,500 tickets and earned 160,106,620 yen (about US$1.07 million) in its first three days.

Gō Koga (Gegege no Kitarō: Nippon Bakuretsu!!, One Piece Episode of Sabo) directed the movie at Toei Animation, and Hiroyuki Yoshino (Macross Frontier, World Trigger, 13 episodes in 2018 GeGeGe no Kitarō) wrote the screenplay. Touko Yatabe (2018 GeGeGe no Kitarō‘s third ending sequence unit director, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time assistant director) designed the characters. The important solid contains Toshihiko Seki as Kitarō’s father, who would ultimately grow to be Medama Oyaji, and Hidenobu Kikuchi as Mizuki, a salaryman who heads to a cursed village below secret orders.

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Godzilla Minus One, Takashi Yamazaki‘s new movie in TOHO‘s Godzilla franchise, stayed at #7 in its eleventh weekend. The movie earned 113,843,850 yen (about US$780,500) from Friday to Sunday. The movie has offered a complete of three.464 million tickets, and has earned a cumulative complete of 5,325,455,830 yen (about US$36.51 million). As of final Friday, the movie started screening on MX4D and 4DX in Japan.

Godzilla Minus One opened in Japan on November 3, 2023 (“Godzilla Day”), which was the anniversary of the primary Godzilla movie’s November 3, 1954 launch. The new movie screened at The Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) because the closing movie of this 12 months’s occasion on November 1.

The movie offered 648,600 tickets for 1,041,193,460 yen (about US$6.93 million) in its first three days within the Japanese field workplace. The movie offered 14.7% extra tickets and earned 22.8% extra in its first three days than the final reside-motion Japanese Godzilla movie, Hideaki Anno and Shinji Higuchi‘s Shin Godzilla, did in its first three days in 2016.

Ryunosuke Kamiki performs protagonist Kōichi Shikishima, and Minami Hamabe performs heroine Noriko Ōishi. (The two additionally lead the solid of NHK‘s ongoing weekday morning collection Ranman.) Other solid members embody Yuki Yamada, Munetaka Aoki, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Sakura Andō, and Kuranosuke Sasaki.

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The reside-motion movie of Yama Wayama‘s Let’s Go Karaoke! (Karaoke Iko!) manga ranked at #8 in its opening weekend. The movie earned 83,089,290 yen (about US$569,700) in its first three days.

The movie had its world premiere at the Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival in Taiwan on November 15. Director Nobuhiro Yamashita was in attendance.

The movie was beforehand slated to open final 12 months, however was delayed to January 2024.

Yamashita (Linda Linda Linda, reside-motion Cream Lemon movie) directed the movie, with a script by Akiko Nogi (INU-OH, Library Wars, reside-motion I’m a Hero movie).

Wayama launched the manga as a dōjin publication in 2019, and Kadokawa printed it in September 2020. The manga got here in third place for the 14th Manga Taisho awards in 2021. The manga has 500,000 copies in circulation.

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Detective Conan vs. Kid the Phantom Thief, the compilation movie for the Detective Conan franchise, dropped from #4 to #9. The movie earned 81,662,600 yen (about US$559,800) from Friday to Sunday, and has earned a cumulative complete of 371,514,200 yen (about US$2.54 million).

The movie opened in Japan on January 5, prior to the discharge of the upcoming Detective Conan: Hyakuman Doru no Michishirube movie on April 12. The movie earned 189,438,900 yen (about US$1.30 million) in its first three days.

The compilation combines and re-edits tv episodes together with the debut of Kid the Phantom Thief, and provides new footage to the story in episode 76, when Conan and Kid had their first confrontation. The particular additionally options unique new footage of “cherished interactions” between the 2 characters.

The reside-motion sequel movie Tonde Saitama ~Biwako Yori Ai o Komete~ (Fly Me to Saitama: From Lake Biwa With Love) dropped off the highest 10 in its seventh weekend, however nonetheless earned 63,404,530 yen (about US$437,600) from Friday to Sunday, and has earned a cumulative complete of two,184,948,550 yen (about US$15.08 million).

Shinei Animation‘s anime movie of Tetsuko Kuroyanagi‘s Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window (Madoigwa no Totto-chan) autobiographical memoir continues to be off the highest 10 in its fifth weekend, but it surely earned 50,935,040 yen (about US$351,600) from Friday to Sunday, and has earned a cumulative complete of 762,516,630 yen (about US$5.26 million).

Sources: Kōgyō Tsūshin (link 2), comScore through KOFIC

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