Initial estimates state that Tokyo Godfathers, which opened in 8 theaters this weekend, has earned approximately $3750 per theater or $30 000 total this past weekend. When Millennium Actress opened on 6 theaters back in September it earned $3122 per theater. Meanwhile Spirited Away earned a whopping $17 301 per theater when it opened on 26 theaters in 2002. A list of theaters showing Tokyo Godfathers can be seen here.
The story underneath is a universal one, powerful and expertly told. Viewers should be prepared for a devastating experience with a lot of challenging concepts that pile on hard and fast as the finale approaches.
Tech-based magical girls battle aliens in a heavily-derivative, otaku-pandering series that is definitely not aimed at little girls. It avoids mediocrity due an outstanding musical score and never forgetting that it is supposed to be fun.
Higurashi: When They Cry is still an intriguing, spine-chilling, gut-churning horror/mystery hybrid that has nicely recovered from the prologue feel of the previous volume. It can be an intimidating series to pick up, but it looks as if those who stuck by it are about to be amply rewarded