News Japanese Box Office, June 27-28
posted on 2009-07-08 11:51 EDT by Egan Loo
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (Evangelion Shin Gekijōban: Ha), the second anime film in Hideaki Anno and Khara's four-part theatrical remake of Gainax's Evangelion television anime series, opened at #1 on Kogyo Tsushinsha's Japanese box office chart during the June 27-28 weekend. According to Box Office Mojo, it earned the equivalent of US$5,302,760 on 120 screens.
Rookies: Graduation (Rookies -Sotsugyō-), Yūichirō Hirakawa's theatrical finale to his live-action television drama adaptation of Masanori Morita's Rookies baseball manga, dropped to #2 in its fifth weekend. It added US$4,290,266 on 428 screens for a gross-to-date of US$70,151,880.
Sources: Kogyo Tsushinsha
Image © Khara
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