Doraemon: Nobita’s Little Star Wars 2021 Movie Stays at #1 for 2nd Weekend
The Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 anime movie stayed at #1 in its second weekend. The movie bought 229,000 tickets for 281 million yen (about US$2.37 million) over the weekend. The movie has bought a complete of 660,000 tickets for a cumulative whole of 800 million yen (about US$6.76 million).
The movie opened at #1, and bought 350,000 tickets for 440 million yen (about US$3.81 million) in its first three days. The movie will opened on March 4 after a delay as a result of new coronavirus illness (COVID-19). The movie was initially slated to open in March 2021.
Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 is the forty first movie within the Doraemon franchise. The movie is a remake of the 1985 Doraemon movie of the identical title. Susumu Yamaguchi — a key animator on many earlier Doraemon films, unit director of Doraemon the Film: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration, and the director of Cellular Swimsuit Gundam AGE — directed the brand new movie. Dai Sato (Eureka Seven, Ghost within the Shell: Stand Alone Advanced, Listeners) penned the script. Official HiGE DANdism created the theme music “Universe” particularly for the movie. Sibling people duo Billy BanBan is performing the insert music “Kokoro Arigatō” (Thank You for the Coronary heart) for the movie. Shirogumi, the 3D CG studio behind the manufacturing of the Stand By Me Doraemon movies, dealt with the CG for the spaceships within the movie.
The Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime movie dropped from #3 to #4 in its twelfth weekend. The movie has bought a complete of 9.07 million tickets for over 12.7 billion yen (about US$107 million) because it opened on December 24, and is presently the twenty first highest-grossing movie in Japan of all time.
The movie is now the #1 highest-earning movie on the Japanese field workplace from the 2021 calendar yr, after surpassing Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time, in accordance to the Mainichi Shimbun paper’s Mantan Net.
The movie earned 2,694,128,150 yen (about US$23.5 million) in its first three days, and topped the field workplace chart for its opening weekend. The movie additionally has IMAX, 4D, and Dolby Cinema screenings. The movie will open with English subtitles and with an English dub within the U.S. and Canada on March 18.
The movie is predicated on Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō (Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu Excessive College) manga prequel story, with MAPPA animating once more and TOHO distributing. Viz Media launched the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 manga in January 2021, and it describes the story:
Yuta Okkotsu is a nervous highschool scholar who’s affected by a significant issue—his childhood buddy Rika has changed into a Curse and will not depart him alone. Since Rika isn’t any odd Curse, his plight is observed by Satoru Gojo, a instructor at Jujutsu Excessive, a college the place fledgling exorcists discover ways to fight Curses. Gojo convinces Yuta to enroll, however can he study sufficient in time to confront the Curse that haunts him?
The Kamen Rider OOO tenth: Fukkatsu no Core Medal tenth anniversary film for the Kamen Rider OOO present ranked at #6 in its opening weekend.
The Ensemble Stars!! Highway to Present!! theatrical anime dropped from #6 to #9 in its second weekend. The movie ranked at #6 in its opening weekend. The movie opened in theaters in Japan on March 4. The anime takes place in New York and options the characters visiting New York to attend an Idol Movie Competition.
Masakazu Hishida returned to direct the movie at david manufacturing, and Asami Nakatani was the chief director. Seitarō Kino from Completely satisfied Parts wrote the screenplay, and Completely satisfied Parts is once more credited with the unique character design. Haruko Iizuka was the animation character designer and the chief animation director. Tatsuya Katō once more composed the music.