Japanese Box Office: 2nd Kingdom Live-Action Movie Holds No. 1 for 2 Consecutive Weeks

Kingdom 2 Harukanaru Daichi and (To the far country)the second live-action film adaptation of Yasuhisa Harathe historical adventure manga of Kingdom, made 415 million yen (US$3.04 million) from 273,000 admissions in its second weekend. The number was 52% of the film’s first weekend gross of 797 million yen (US$5.76 million), but was enough to hold its top position for two consecutive weeks.

The cumulative box office revenue of the film starring Kento Yamazaki reached 2.277 billion yen (16.7 million USD) from 1.55 million admissions to become the 10th highest-grossing film of 2022 in Japan , exceeding Dragon Ball Super: SUPERHERO.

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The live-action film adaptation from Non Tamashima’s romantic shoujo manga Moekare wa Orange-iro / My Boyfriend in Orange placed sixth in its third weekend, one place higher than last weekend, taking its total to 440 million yen (US$3.22 million).

Dragon Ball Super: SUPERHERO was down two positions to eighth place in its seventh weekend. The 21st Dragon Ball anime feature has earned 2.21 billion yen (16.2 million USD) from its domestic broadcast. Whereas Casual Camp: Movie ranked tenth in his fourth weekend, The quintuplets par excellence of the film finally disappeared from the top 10 in its tenth weekend.

As for the first part of April, the second part of RE:PENGUINDRUM cyclethe two-part compilation film of Kunihiko Ikuhara’s 2011 television anime Mawaru Penguindrumfailed to break into the top 10 in its opening weekend due to its small number of venues (42), but ranked #1 in Filmarks Day One Satisfaction Ranking with an average rating of 4.31/5.0 based on 316 reviews. The fourth part of the five parts Gundam Reconguista in Sol The compilation film project also placed second with an average rating of 4.11/5.0 based on 127 reviews.

Japan Weekend Box Office Top 10 (July 23-24, 2022)

(based on ticket sales)

1 (1). “Kingdom 2” – 2.277 billion yen

2 (2). “Minions: The Rise of Gru” – 1.477 billion yen

3 (3). “Top Gun: Maverick” – 9.694 billion yen

4 (new). “Kamen Rider Revice The Movie: Battle Familia / Avataro Sentai Donbrothers the Movie: New First Love Hero” – 80 million yen

5 (new). “Ghost Book Obake Zukan” – 55 million yen

6 (7). “My Boyfriend in Orange” – 440 million yen

7 (4). “Thor: Love and Thunder” – 1.03 billion yen

8 (6). “Dragon Ball Super: SUPERHERO” – 2.21 billion yen

9 (5). “Lightyear” – 1.02 billion yen

10 (8). “Casual Camp: Movie” – 730 million yen

“Re:Penguindrum Cycle” trailer:

Sources: Eiga.com, pixiin, Filmmarks

(c)Yasuhisa Hara/Shueihsa (c)2022 “Kingdom” Movie Production Committee

(c) 2021 Icuni Chowder/Pinggrove Union


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