Japanese Box Office, October 30-31
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Heartcatch Precure! Hana no Miyako de Fashion Show…Desu ka!?, the ninth film from the Pretty Cure/Precure magical girl franchise, opened at #2 on Kogyo Tsushinsha's box chart. On Box Office Mojo's chart, it opened at #3 with US$2,444,060 on 163 screens.
Umizaru: The Last Message, the third live-action film based on Shuho Sato's manga about the Japanese Coast Guard, dropped from #1 to #4. On Box Office Mojo's chart, it earned the equivalent of US$1,740,485 on 467 screens in its seventh weekend. It now has a total of US$88,741,768.
The Lady Shogun and Her Men, the live-action film adaptation of Fumi Yoshinaga's Ōoku: The Inner Chambers manga, fell from #5 to #8 in its fifth weekend on Kogyo Tsushinsha's chart. (It fell to #9 on Box Office Mojo's chart.) It made US$817,933 on 310 screens for a gross-to-date of US$24,112,659.
The live-action film adaptation of Karuho Shiina's Kimi ni Todoke romantic comedy manga dropped from #6 to #12 on Box Office Mojo's chart. In its sixth weekend, it added US$478,864 on 285 screens to its total of US$16,551,078.
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A wakening of the Trailblazer, the sequel to the two Mobile Suit Gundam 00 television series, stayed at #14 with US$354,442 on 65 screens — 30 more than the previous week. After its seventh weekend, it now has a total of US$9,244,127.
Tatsuya Miyanishi's You Are Umasou (Omae Umasou Da na) and Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Studio Ghibli's The Borrowers (Karigurashi no Arrietty) are both no longer listed on the box office charts.
follow-up of Japanese Box Office, October 23-24