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Top Anime Movies at Japanese Box Office: 2011

posted on 2012-01-03 18:30 EST

Box Office Mojo has posted a list of the 100 top-grossing films in Japan in 2011. The top two films were Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part Two) and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (3D), which grossed US$124,331,909 and US$108,856,481 respectively. The top anime or anime-related films are as follows:

Rank Title Distributor Release Date Box Office (US$)
3 Kokuriko-Zaka Kara TOHO July 16 US$56,029,615
5 Pokémon the Movie: White - Victini and Zekrom TOHO July 16 US$53,387,786
8 Gantz TOHO January 29 US$40,127,423
10 Detective Conan: Quarter of Silence TOHO April 16 US$38,010,276
11 Gantz: Perfect Answer TOHO April 23 US$33,378,866
16 Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan - Habatake Tenshi-tachi TOHO March 5 US$27,926,061
17 Moteki TOHO September 23 US$27,628,150
20 Eiga Kaibutsu-kun TOHO November 26 US$24,331,724
24 Gekijō Kamen Rider OOO: Wonderful Shōgun to 21 no Core Medal Toei August 6 US$22,313,925
27 Kaiji 2 - Jinsei Dakkai Game TOHO November 5 US$19,903,084
30 Gaku TOHO May 8 US$18,536,792
34 Paradise Kiss Warner Bros. June 4 US$16,788,726
35 OOO, Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders Toei April 1 US$16,048,109
38 Crayon Shin-chan: Arashi o Yobu Ōgon no Spy Daisakusen TOHO April 16 US$14,295,582
44 K-ON! Shochiku December 3 US$12,136,860
45 Ashita no Joe TOHO February 11 US$12,124,367
48 Eiga Suite Precure: Torimodose! Kokoro ga Tsunagu Kiseki no Melody Toei October 29 US$10,871,826
49 Precure All-Stars DX3 Mirai ni Todoke! Sekai o Tsunagu Niji-Iro no Hana Toei March 19 US$10,866,071
50 Nintama Rantaro Warner Bros. July 23 US$10,776,262
51 Gokaiger Goseiger Super Sentai 199-Hero Daikessen Toei June 11 US$10,758,185
52 Moshi Kōkō Yakyū no Joshi Manager ga Drucker no "Management" o Yondara TOHO June 4 US$10,569,430
53 Hoshi Mamoru Inu TOHO June 11 US$10,286,184
54 Tsure ga Utsu ni Narimashite. Toei October 8 US$10,127,426
55 Kochira Katsushika-ku Kamearikouen-mae Hashutsujo: The Movie: Kachidoki-bashi o Heisa seyo! Shochiku August 6 US$9,584,129
60 Naruto Shippūden: Blood Prison TOHO July 30 US$8,984,962
62 Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Fourze & OOO: Movie Taisen Mega Max Toei December 10 US$8,811,241
64 Jump Heroes Film (One Piece 3D: Mugiwara Chase and Toriko 3D: Kaimaku Gourmet Adventure!!) Toei March 19 US$8,410,203
69 Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos Shochiku July 2 US$7,401,480
71 Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa Klock Worx February 26 US$6,845,201
74 Usagi Drop Showgate August 20 US$6,569,857
77 Mainichi Kaa-san Shochiku February 5 US$6,306,321
82 Tezuka Osamu no Buddha - Akai Sabaku yo! Utsukushiku- Toei May 28 US$5,674,205
93 Tōfu Kozō Warner Bros. April 29 US$4,658,686
98 Soreike! Anpanman: Sukue! Kokorin to Kiseki no Hoshi n/a July 2 US$4,080,957

Eiga.com has also posted a movie ranking chart for Japanese films in 2011. That chart has different numbers because it is based on a different timeframe. That chart ranks films as follows:

  • #1 - Kokuriko-Zaka Kara - 4.46 billion yen (about US$58.2 million)
  • #2 - Pokémon the Movie: Black - Victini and Reshiram and Pokémon the Movie: White - Victini and Zekrom - 4.33 billion yen (about US$56.5 million)
  • #3 - Space Battleship Yamato - 4.1 billion yen (about US$53.5 million)
  • #5 - Gantz - 3.45 billion yen (about US$45.0 million)
  • #8 - Detective Conan: Quarter of Silence - 3.15 billion yen (about US$41.1 million)
  • #9 - Gantz: Perfect Answer - 2.82 billion yen (about US$36.8 million)
  • #10 - Doraemon: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan - Habatake Tenshi-tachi - 2.46 billion yen (about US$32.1 million)

[Via Tsk06]


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