News 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.