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Japanese Box Office, June 27-28

posted on 2009-07-08 11:51 EDT
Evangelion: 2.0 opens at #1, earns US$5.3 million+; Rookies drops to #2

Evangelion: 2.0 You Can [Not] Advance (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Ha), the second anime film in Hideaki Anno and Khara's four-part theatrical remake of Gainax's Evangelion television anime series, opened at #1 on Kogyo Tsushinsha's Japanese box office chart during the June 27-28 weekend. According to Box Office Mojo, it earned the equivalent of US$5,302,760 on 120 screens.

Rookies: Graduation (Rookies ~Sotsugyō-), Yūichirō Hirakawa's theatrical finale to his live-action television drama adaptation of Masanori Morita's Rookies baseball manga, dropped to #2 in its fifth weekend. It added US$4,290,266 on 428 screens for a gross-to-date of US$70,151,880.

Sources: Kogyo Tsushinsha

Image © Khara


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Box Office, July 4-5 (2009-07-14 20:54)
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