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Japanese Box Office, November 19–20

posted on 2011-11-26 23:00 EST
Scryed Alteration I opens at #15; Kaiji 2, Suite Precure stay in top 6

Kaiji 2 - Jinsei Dakkai Game, the live-action film sequel based on Nobuyuki Fukumoto's Kaiji gambling action manga, stayed at No. 2 in its third weekend. The film, which stars Tatsuya Fujiwara (Death Note), earned the equivalent of US$1,946,506 on 316 screens for a new total of US$14,125,790.

The latest Precure anime film, Eiga Suite Precure: Torimodose! Kokoro ga Tsunagu Kiseki no Melody, slipped from No. 5 to No. 6 in its fourth weekend on Kogyo Tsushinsha's chart, but stayed at No. 6 on Box Office Mojo's chart. It took in US$881,060 on 168 screens for a gross-to-date of US$9,031,904.

The live-action film sequel to the manga-based television series Moteki fell from No. 10 to No. 12. In its ninth weekend, it earned US$209,487 on 264 screens for a new total of US$27,279,945.

Scryed Alteration Part I Tao, the first of two films that re-edits the Scryed television anime series with new footage, opened at No. 15. It earned US$141,055 on just nine screens for a per-screen average of US$15,673 — more than twice the average of any other film in the top 15.

Kōki Mitani's Once in a Blue Moon (Suteki na Kanashibari) remains the No. 1 film for a fourth weekend.

Sources: Kogyo Tsushinsha, Box Office Mojo


This article has a follow-up: Japanese Box Office, November 26-27 (2011-12-04 19:00)
follow-up of Japanese Box Office, November 12–13
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