News Japanese Box Office, November 8-9
posted on 2008-11-11 23:57 EST
Yes! Precure 5 GoGo! Okashi no Kuni no Happy Birthday, the theatrical spinoff from the ongoing Yes! Precure 5 GoGo! television series, opened at the Japanese box office at #2 during the November 8-9 weekend. The movie is the fifth theatrical release from the Precure or Pretty Cure magical girl anime franchise.
Ichi, the female re-imagining of the popular blind swordsman character Zatoichi from director Fumihiko Sori (Vexille, Ping Pong), dropped from #9 off the chart in its third week at the Japanese box office.
Sources: Kogyo Tsushinsha
Image © 2008 Yes! Precure 5 GoGo! the Movie Production Committee
follow-up of Japanese Box Office, November 1-2