News Japanese Box Office, November 19–20
posted on 2011-11-26 23:00 EST
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.
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.
follow-up of Japanese Box Office, November 12–13