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2nd Sumikko Gurashi Film Falls to #4, 'What Did You Eat Yesterday?' Stays at #6 at Box Office

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2nd Sumikko Gurashi Movie Falls to #4, ‘What Did You Eat Yesterday?’ Stays at #6 at Field Workplace

Eiga Sumikko Gurashi: Aoi Tsukiyo no Mahō no Ko (The Magical Baby of the Blue Moonlit Night time), the second movie in San-X‘s Sumikko Gurashi franchise, dropped from #3 to #4 in its fifth weekend. The movie earned 74,030,720 yen (about US$651,900) from Friday to Sunday, and has earned a complete of 951,869,980 yen (about US$8.38 million).

The movie opened in Japan on November 5, and offered about 200,000 tickets to earn about 250 million yen (about US$2.22 million) in its first three days.

Takahiro Ōmori (Durarara!!, Natsume’s E book of Pals, Princess Jellyfish) directed the movie. Reiko Yoshida (Violet Evergarden, Lu over the wall, Okay-ON!) penned the script, and Kaori Hino (Modest Heroes, Napping Princess) returned from the primary movie because the artwork director. Fanworks returned to animate the movie, and ASMIK Ace is distributing.

Within the movie’s story, the principle characters go on a tenting journey someday within the fall, and that night time they recall a legend: that when each 5 years, on the night time of a giant and blue full moon, magical creatures will go to the city. The characters lookup, solely to see a big and blue moon overhead.

Sumikko Gurashi debuted in 2012 as barely unfavourable characters who like to remain within the nook of a room. The characters embody “Shirokuma,” a polar bear who’s delicate to chilly; “Penguin?” (with a query mark in its identify), a penguin who’s not sure whether it is truly a penguin; “Tonkatsu,” a bit of pork cutlet that was left uneaten; “Neko,” a shy cat; and “Tokage,” who hides his nature as one of many final dinosaurs.

The stay motion movie adaptation of Fumi Yoshinaga‘s What Did You Eat Yesterday? (Kinō Nani Tabeta?) manga stayed at #6 in its fifth weekend. The movie earned 37,049,000 yen (about US$326,200) from Friday to Sunday, and has earned a cumulative complete of 1,214,862,100 yen (about US$10.69 million).

The movie premiered in Japan on November 3, and offered 100,000 tickets to earn about 145 million yen (about US$1.28 million) from November 6-7.

Seiyō Uchino and Hideotshi Nishijima reprised their roles from the manga’s live-action tv collection adaptation as Kenji Yabuki and Shirō Kakei, respectively. Kazuhito Nakae and Naoko Adachi additionally returned from the live-action collection as director and scriptwriter, respectively. Different solid members together with Kōji Yamamoto, Hayato Isomura, Makita Sports activities, Misako Tanaka, and Meiko Kaji returned as their characters Daisaku Kohinata, Wataru Inoue, Hiroshi Miyake, Kayoko Tominaga, and Hisae Kakei, respectively.

The manga facilities on a hard-working middle-aged homosexual couple in Tokyo and the meals they share collectively on the dinner desk.

The Sword Artwork On-line the Film -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night time anime movie rose from #9 to #7 in its sixth weekend. The movie earned 33,490,280 yen (about US$294,900) from Friday to Sunday, and has earned a cumulative complete of 1,277,033,413 yen (about US$11.24 million).

The film opened in Japan on October 30 in commonplace and IMAX theaters, and topped the field workplace in its first weekend.

Funimation screened the movie in each commonplace and IMAX theaters in america and Canada on December 3 and can display screen the movie in Australia and New Zealand on December 9. The film may also display screen quickly in the UK, Eire, and Latin America. The movie will open in over 40 nations and territories around the globe. Odex will display screen the movie in Southeast Asia this 12 months.

Ayako Kohno (unit director on Black Butler: E book of the Atlantic, Excessive Faculty Fleet, The Seven Lethal Sins the Film: Prisoners of the Sky) directed the movie at A-1 Footage, and Kento Toya (Sword Artwork On-line: Alicization – Warfare of Underworld, The Seven Lethal Sins: Revival of The Commandments) designed the characters. Yasuyuki Kai served as motion director, and Yuki Kajiura returned to compose the music.

A brand new movie titled Sword Artwork On-line the Film -Progressive- Kuraki Yūyami no Scherzo (Scherzo of a Darkish Nightfall) will open in 2022.

Mogura no Uta Last, the most recent live-action movie primarily based on Noboru Takahashi‘s Mogura no Uta manga, dropped from #7 to #9 in its third weekend. The movie earned 27,625,500 yen (about US$243,300) from Friday to Sunday, and has earned a cumulative complete of 323,082,650 yen (about US$2.84 million).

The movie opened in Japan on November 19. The story revolves round Reiji Kikukawa, a police officer who goes undercover to infiltrate a gangster syndicate.

Mogura no Uta: Senyū Sōsakan Reiji, the primary live-action movie primarily based on Mogura no Uta, opened in February 2014. Mogura no Uta: Hong Kong Kyōsōkyoku, the second movie, opened in December 2016.

Takahashi launched Mogura no Uta in Shogakukan‘s Weekly Younger Sunday journal in 2005, however he moved the manga to Weekly Huge Comedian Spirits after Weekly Younger Sunday ceased publication in 2008. Shogakukan revealed the 74th compiled ebook quantity on November 12.

Aria the Benedizione, the third anime movie for the Aria franchise, debuted at #10. The movie opened in Japan on Friday. The movie earned 55,942,380 yen (about US$492,600) in its first three days.

Aria the Benedizione is the third and last undertaking within the “Blue Curtain Name” collection that features Aria the Avvenire and Aria the Crepuscolo.

Junichi Sato, who directed all earlier Aria anime, returned as chief director and scriptwriter, whereas Takahiro Natori, an episode director and storyboarder from earlier Aria anime, was the brand new director at J.C. Workers. Yoko Ito (Amanchu!, Skate-Main Stars) was the character designer and chief animation director. Choro Membership and Takeshi Senoo returned from earlier Aria anime to supply the music. Shochiku produced the movie, and Shochiku ODS Jigyō-shitsu is distributing.

Summer season Ghost,” the anime directorial debut of illustrator loundraw (I wish to eat your pancreas, Josee, The Tiger and the Fish, Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Tune-), stayed at #5 within the mini-theater rankings in its fourth weekend.

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