Japanese Box Office, May 15-16
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Nodame Cantabile Saishū Gakushō Kō-hen (Nodame Cantabile: The Final Score Part II), the second film in the two-part theatrical finale inspired by Tomoko Ninomiya's Nodame Cantabile musical romance manga, dropped from #3 to #4 on Kogyo Tsushinsha's box office chart during the May 15-16 weekend, the film's fifth weekend in theaters. According to Box Office Mojo, the film garnered US$1,157,411 on 410 screens for a total-to-date of US$33,159,863.
Detective Conan: The Lost Ship in The Sky, the 14th film in the Detective Conan franchise, fell from #4 to #5 during its fifth weekend. The film earned US$1,022,651 on 352 screens for a five-week total of US$30,256,112.
Gintama: Shinyaku Benizakura-Hen (Gintama: Benizakura Arc — A New Retelling), the first film adaptation of Hideaki Sorachi's Gintama alternate-history gag manga, dipped to #7 from #6 during its fourth weekend. It picked up US$568,902 on 90 screens, for a four-week total of US$9,232,039.
Crayon Shin-chan: Chō Jikū! Arashi o Yobu Ora no Hanayome, the 18th film in the Crayon Shin-chan anime franchise, fell from #7 to #9 during its fifth weekend. The film earned US$442,535 on 298 screens for a five-week total of US$12,363,611.
My Darling is a Foreigner, the live-action film adaptation of Saori Oguri's 2002 autobiographical Darling wa Gaikokujin essay manga, dropped from #13 to #15 on Box Office Mojo's chart during its sixth weekend. The film added US$132,379 on 250 screens for a total-to-date of US$6,952,571.
Source: Kogyo Tsushinsha
Images © 2009 Fuji TV, Kodansha, Amuse, TOHO, FNS27
© 2010 Gosho Aoyama/Detective Conan Production Committee
© Hideaki Sorachi/Gintama movie Production Committee
© Yoshito Usui/Futabasha, Shinei, TV Asahi, ADK 2010
© 2010 My Darling is a Foreigner Film Partners
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