Ponyo Crosses US$15-Million Threshold in United States (Updated)
posted on by Egan Loo
The Box Office Mojo website reports on Friday that Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's Ponyo anime film has surpassed the US$15 million threshold at the box office in the United States. As of October 22, the film has earned US$15,006,092. It has been in American theaters for 70 days, although it was in just 45 theaters during the October 16-18 weekend. It is still the fifth highest grossing theatrical anime release in the United States, below Pokemon 3 - The Movie (US$17,052,128).
Frank Marshall, the co-producer of the film's North American dubbing and theatrical release, reported on his personal Twitter account last weekend that the DVD "will be out in March."
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Update: As of last weekend, Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone has earned US$102,270 at the box office in the United States. [Via animeanime.biz]
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