Odd Taxi Anime Film Debuts at No. 10, Live-Action Mr. Osomatsu Remains at No. 2

The live action movie Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san) franchise it stayed at #2 in its second weekend. The film sold 144,000 tickets on Saturday and Sunday, earning 213 million yen (approximately US$1.73 million). The film sold a total of 750,000 tickets and earned a total of 1 billion yen (approximately US$8.14 million).

The film was released on March 25.

In the film’s story, a rich man appears who proclaims that he will adopt one of the sextuplets. Just as the six engage in a battle royale to be the rich man’s heir, three mysterious figures from the “end of history” engage the brothers in a battle to the finish.

tsutomu hanabusa (kakegurui, tokyo avengers live-action films) directed the film. Ryouichi Tsuchiya wrote the script and Daiki Sugawara was a producer. Cinebazar and Hachinoji produced the film for TOHO for delivery.

the Doraemon: Little Nobita’s “Star Wars” 2021 The anime film remained at No. 3 in its fifth weekend. The film sold 120,000 tickets on Saturday and Sunday to earn 149 million yen (approximately US$1.21 million). The film has sold a total of 1.78 million tickets and has earned 2.1 billion yen (approximately US$17.1 million).

The film opened at #1 and sold 350,000 tickets for 440 million yen (about US$3.81 million) in its first three days. The film opened on March 4 after a year-long delay due to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Doraemon: Little Nobita’s “Star Wars” 2021 is the 41st film in the Doraemon franchise. The film is a remake of the 1985 one. Doraemon movie of the same title. Susumu Yamaguchi – a key entertainer in many previous Doraemon film unit director Doraemon the Movie: The Chronicle of Nobita’s Lunar Explorationand the director of Mobile Suit Gundam AGE — directed the new film. dai sato (eureka seven, Ghost in the Shell – Self Contained Resort, listeners) wrote the script. Official HiGE DANdism created the theme song “Universe” specifically for the film. Sibling folk duo billy ban ban made the insert song “Kokoro Arigatō” (Thanks for the heart). Shirogumithe 3D CG studio behind the production of the stay with me doraemon films, handled the CG for the spaceships in the film.

the Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 The anime film dropped from #6 to #7 in its fifteenth weekend. The film has sold a total of 9.5 million tickets and grossed a total of 13.32 billion yen (approximately US$108.54 million) since its opening in Japan on December 24. but it’s coming frozen 2 in 18th place, which earned a total of 13.37 billion yen.

The film is now the No. 1 highest-earning film at the Japanese box office since calendar year 2021, after surpassing Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Three times onceaccording to the Mainichi Shimbun Paper former web.

The film earned 2,694,128,150 yen (about US$23.5 million) in its first three days and topped the box office chart in its opening weekend. The film also has IMAX, 4D and Dolby Cinema screenings.

The movie is based on gege akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō (Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School) manga prequel story, with MAP cheering again and TOHO distributed. megumi ogata voiced the main character Yuta Okkotsu, and Kana Hanazawa voiced the character Rika Orimoto.

Eiga Odd Taxi: In the Forestthe original anime film project odd cab, It opened at #10 and earned 52 million yen (approximately US$4,23,685) from Friday to Sunday. The film opened on Friday in 34 theaters and had a theater average of about 1.13 million yen (approximately $9,205).

The main cast and staff from the television anime returned for the film.

The film is a “rebuild” of the television anime episodes, but also depicts what happens after the end of the television anime. The anime premiered in Japan in April 2021 and aired for 13 episodes.

The story follows Odokawa, an eccentric and reticent 41-year-old taxi driver who has no relatives and doesn’t have much to do with the others. He has conversations with his clients, including a college student who wants to go viral, a nurse withholding a secret, an unsuccessful comedian, a street tough, and an up-and-coming idol. These conversations lead him to a girl who has disappeared.

manga creator kadzuya konomoto (Seto Utsumi) wrote the anime. Baku Kinoshita directed the anime with nitta norio as assistant director. Kinoshita and Hiromi Nakayama designed the characters. Kohei Yoshida was the recording director at pony cannon Business. PUNPEE, VaVaand WHOB were in charge of the music, and pony cannon was in charge of the musical production with the collaboration of Summit, Inc. PHOTOS and OLM produced the anime. PHOTOS he was also credited for original work and planning.

The live action movie Kiminori Wakasugi‘s Kappei The comedy manga dropped from the top 10 rankings in its third weekend. Further, Eiga Oshiri Tantei Shiriarty, the first feature film butt detective (oshiri tantei), franchise it fell out of the top ten rankings in its third weekend.

Sources: Kōgyō Tsūshin (link 2, link 3) Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web