Makoto Shinkai's Suzume

Makoto Shinkai’s Suzume stays at #1, and One Piece Movie Red drops to #4

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Recently premiered, an anime film in Japan titled “Makoto Shinkai‘s Suzume,” also well known as “Suzume no Tojimari,” is in the top #1 in its second weekend from its release. 

The movie sold around 829,000 tickets within a week and grossed 1,146,901,470 yen which is around US$8.07 million from Friday to Sunday this week. 

The movie had already sold 2.99 million tickets and grossed a total of 4,154,121,460 yen which is around US$29.25 million.

Makoto Shinkai’s Suzume becomes the #1 movie in Japan

The movie was top #1 on 11th November, sold 1.33 million tickets, and took home 1.88 billion yen, which is around US$13.49 million, in just the first three days of the premiere.

The movie sold around 38.7% more tickets than expected and grossed 47.4% more than Shinkai’s most famous film “Your Name,” movie which grossed 1,277,960,000 yen, around US$12.51 million at the time in its first three days after its premiere.

 It also sold around 14.8% more tickets and grossed approximately 14.4% more than Shinkai’s preceding movie, “Weathering With You,” which is marked to be the highest opening in just three days of Shinkai’s film.

Actress Nanoka Hara gave voice to the heroine Suzume Iwato in the movie. One of SixTONES idol group members named Hokuto Matsumura, also known for live-action Liar × Liar movies Tōru.

Along with that, another live-action xxxHOLiC movie, Shizuka Doumeki, made his debut as a voice actor in the movie as Sōta Munakata, a story of a young man who started his journey along with main character Suzume the aim of “Door-Closing Master.”


The One Piece movie Red anime failed to hold and was dropped from position #3 to #4 on its 16th weekend, which was screened at the Japanese box office. 

The movie grossed 80,532,700 yen, around US$567,100, from the collection from Friday to Sunday.

The film sold approximately 13.27 million tickets, costing a total of 18,392,878,170 yen, around US$129 million.


Karishma Singh

Karishma is an LL.B graduate passionate about writing content on anime and loves to explore many contents relating to different niches. She loves playing games, reading novels, writing articles, and watching anime in her spare time.

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