1st Tiger & Bunny Film Opens With 117+ Million Yen

posted on 2012-09-24 15:19 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

Gekijō-ban Tiger & Bunny -The Beginning-, the first of two anime films based on Sunrise's Tiger & Bunny television anime series, earned 117.65 million yen (about US$1.51 million) in its opening weekend.

This number includes the earnings for the one-time live-viewing event that was simulcast into 113 theaters across Japan this weekend. A total of 24,340 people attended that event, and another 49,073 people saw the film in its general opening in 70 theaters over the weekend.

The film ranked at #5 for box office earnings for the weekend of September 22-23.

The second film in the franchise, Gekijō-ban Tiger & Bunny -The Rising-, will open next fall.

Sources: Movie Walker (link 2), Hirō Otaka via Yaraon!

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