News Japanese Box Office, February 2-3
posted on 2013-02-10 23:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
One Piece Film Z fell from #6 to #8 during its eighth weekend. The film features "Z" (Zetto), the Straw Hat pirate crew's "strongest enemy yet" who was designed by original One Piece manga creator Eiichiro Oda. Oda served as the executive producer of this film, as he did for the 10th feature film, 2009's One Piece Film Strong World. The film ranked at #7 on Box Office Mojo's chart and earned US$739,620 on 310 screens for a new total of US$76,270,704.
Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: The Movie, the latest in the Super Sentai VS film series, fell from #7 to #9 during its third weekend. The film earned US$549,118 on 275 screens for a new total of US$3,687,963.
The Documentary of AKB48 No Flower Without Rain Shōjo-tachi wa Namida no Ato ni Nani wo Miru? film debuted at #10. The film ranked at #8 on Box Office Mojo's chart and earned US$696,946 on 119 screens.
The Hunter × Hunter: Phantom Rouge film fell from #8 to #10 on Box Office Mojo's chart during its fourth weekend. The film centers around the character Kurapika, who became a hunter to seek revenge on the Phantom Troupe for the massacre of his clan. The film featured the new character Omokage, the person with the No. 4 spider tattoo. The film is based on an unpublished story manga creator Yoshihiro Togashi wrote around 10 years ago. The film earned US$496,196 on 257 screens for a new total of US$12,523,593.
Berserk Ōgon Jidai-Hen III: Kōrin (Berserk Golden Age Arc III: Descent), the third part in Studio 4°C's film adaptation of Kentarou Miura's Berserk manga, debuted at at #11. The film earned US$280,248 on 95 screens.
The Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban Q) film fell from #10 to #12 during its 12th weekend. The film is the third in Hideaki Anno and Khara's four-part remake of Gainax's Neon Genesis Evangelion anime series. The film earned US$204,437 on 144 screens for a new total of US$59,891,241.
The Blue Exorcist anime film fell from Box Office Mojo's chart during its sixth weekend.
follow-up of Japanese Box Office, January 26-27