Japanese Box Office, November 1-2

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Ichi drops to #9 as Tsuri Baka Nisshi 19, Kamen Rider Den-O, Paco leave chart

Ichi, the female re-imagining of the popular blind swordsman character Zatoichi from director Fumihiko Sori (Vexille, Ping Pong), dropped from #6 to #9 in its second week at the Japanese box office.

Tsuri Baka Nisshi 19: Yokoso! Suzuki Kensetsu Go-Ikkō-sama, the latest comedy film based on Juzo Yamasaki's Tsuri Baka Nisshi ("Diary of a Fishing Fool") manga, fell from #4 off the chart in its second week. Gekijōban Saraba Kamen Rider Den-O Final Countdown, the third movie based on live-action special-effects series Kamen Rider Den-O also dropped from #8 off the chart during its fifth weekend. The other film related to manga or anime to leave the chart, Paco and the Magical Book from Kami-Kaze director Tetsuya Nakashima, fell from #10 in its eighth weekend.

Sources: Kogyo Tsushinsha

Image © 2008 Ichi Movie Production Committee

This article has a follow-up: Japanese Box Office, November 8-9 (2008-11-11 23:57)
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