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Detective Conan Ranks First at BO

posted on 2004-04-21 18:05 EDT
Beats Crayon Shin-chan and ROTK in first week out.

The new Detective Conan movie has closed out its first weekend in Japanese theatres on top of the box office. Conan beat out the new Crayon Shin-chan movie, which also debuted this weekend and Return of the King, which had fallen below the #2 position for the first time since its Japanese release 9 weeks ago.

Return of the King has previously only been removed from the #1 spot once since its premiere, two weeks ago by Doraemon 2004, which premiered 6 weeks ago.

Also Debuting this week was Appleseed, which managed to premiere in 7th spot.

Detective Conan: Magician of the Silver Sky(1)
Crayon Shin-chan 12 (1)
Return of the King (10)
Hidalgo (1)
Peter Pan (1)
Quill (6)
Appleseed (1)
My Lover is a Sniper (1)
Something's Gotta Give (4)
Brother Bear (6)

(Number in parenthesis is the week #)

This article has a follow-up: Japanese Box Office (2004-04-28 14:02)

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