1st Digimon Adventure tri. Film Earns 218 Million Yen

posted on by Egan Loo

The first Digimon Adventure tri. chapter sold 139,408 tickets for 218 million yen (about US$1.80 million) as of Wednesday, December 16. It has been about a month since the movie opened in 10 theaters on November 20.

The film's theatrical run has been extended from the originally planned three weeks to at least four weeks. It ranked #1 on the mini theater ranking chart for four weekends in a row. The regular retail release of the Blu-ray Disc and DVD will ship on December 18.

The film sold 36,000 tickets for 59 million yen (about US$480,000) in its first two days. It then sold 110,000 tickets for 180 million yen (about US$1.5 million) in its first 16 days.

The second film, Digimon Adventure tri. Ketsui (Determination), will open in Japan on March 12, and its Blu-ray Disc and DVD will debut at retailers on April 2.

Crunchyroll is streaming the "first four episodes" of the Digimon Adventure tri. anime for users in the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Latin America. Crunchyroll plans to stream the "next chapter" of the series in March 2016.


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