Japanese Box Office, September 24-25

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Moteki debuts in top 2; Priest opens at #16; From Up On Poppy Hill is only anime in top 19

The live-action film sequel to the manga-based television series Moteki debuted at No. 2 on Kogyo Tsushinsha's chart, but at No. 1 on Box Office Mojo's chart. It earned the equivalent of US$3,194,858 on 276 screens for a three-day total of US$5,056,138. (It actually opened one day earlier on Friday, September 23.)

From Up on Poppy Hill (Kokuriko-Zaka Kara), Goro Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's anime adaptation of Chizuru Takahashi and Tetsurō Sayama's shōjo coming-of-age manga, slipped from No. 11 to No. 12 on Box Office Mojo's chart. It earned the equivalent of US$279,983 on 351 screens for a new total of US$56,029,615.

Priest, the loose live-action adaptation of Min-Woo Hyung's manhwa, opened at No. 16. It took in US$56,908 on 32 screens.

The Prince of Tennis: Eikoku-shiki Teikyū-jō Kessen! is no longer listed on either box office charts. Unfair 2: The Answer remained No. 1 for a second weekend on Kogyo Tsushinsha's chart.

Sources: Kogyo Tsushinsha, Box Office Mojo

This article has a follow-up: Japanese Box Office, October 1–2 (2011-10-08 23:00)
follow-up of Japanese Box Office, September 17-18
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