Anime Programming in the US
Making a Living in Manga in Japan with Felipe Smith
Lost in Translation
Thermae Romae II, the second live-action film adaptation of Mari Yamazaki's Thermae Romae manga, stayed at #8 its eighth weekend. Hiroshi Abe is returning as the time-travelling bath architect Lucius Modestus along with Masachika Ichimura as Hadrian, Kazuki Kitamura as Ceionius, Kai Shishido as Antonius, and Aya Ueto as Mami Yamakoshi. The film also ranked #8 on Box Office Mojo's chart and earned 29,974,759 yen (US$293,677) on 342 screens for a new total of ¥4,256,342,041 yen (US$41,692,658).
The 18th Detective Conan film, Detective Conan: Ijigen no Sniper (Detective Conan: Sniper From Another Dimension), rose to #14 on Box Office Mojo's chart in its ninth weekend and earned 16,770,522 yen (US$164,253) on 330 screens for a new total of 4,020,953,200 yen (US$39,389,258). The film, revolves around a sniping incident case in Tokyo, and features the appearance of Shuichi Akai, Subaru Okiya, and FBI agent Jodie Starling.