News 1st Kizumonogatari Film Earns 600 Million Yen in 3 Weeks
posted on 2016-02-01 07:45 EST
Kizumonogatari I: Tekketsu-hen, the first film in the trilogy adapting NisiOisin's light novel of the same name, has earned more than 600 million yen (about US$4.95 million) in its first three weeks in theaters. As of January 26, the film has sold over 450,000 tickets.
Kizumonogatari I: Tekketsu-hen premiered in 108 Japanese theaters on January 8, and opened at #3 at the Japanese box office behind Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Eiga Yo-kai Watch: Enma Daioh to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan! in its first weekend. The film sold 243,702 tickets for 322,509,300 yen (about US$2.737 milllion) by the end of the extended three-day holiday weekend.
Fans who attend the movie during its fifth and sixth weeks in theaters will receive postcards with illustrations by Monogatari Series character designer Akio Watanabe, depicting Kiss-Shot (fifth week) and Meme Oshino (sixth week).
Source: Anime! Anime!