News Japanese Box Office, February 9-10
posted on 2013-02-17 21:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
One Piece Film Z fell from #8 to #9 during its ninth 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 earned US$485,046 on 311 screens for a new total of US$72,106,903.
Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters vs. Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger: The Movie, the latest in the Super Sentai VS film series, fell from #9 to #10 during its fourth weekend. The film ranked at #11 on Box Office Mojo's chart and earned US$354,373 on 274 screens for a new total of US$3,940,693.
The Documentary of AKB48 No Flower Without Rain Shōjo-tachi wa Namida no Ato ni Nani wo Miru? film fell from #8 to #12 on Box Office Mojo's chart in its second weekend. The film earned US$340,059 on 119 screens for a new total of US$1,758,940.
The Hunter × Hunter: Phantom Rouge film fell from #10 to #13 on Box Office Mojo's chart during its fifth 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 The film is based on an unpublished story manga creator Yoshihiro Togashi wrote around 10 years ago.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$260,812 on 257 screens for a new total of US$12,218,432.
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, fell from Box Office Mojo's chart in its second weekend. The Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (Evangelion Shin Gekijō-ban Q) film also fell from Box Office Mojo's chart in its 13th weekend.
Neither Box Office Mojo or Kogyo Tsushinsha listed Star Driver the Movie. The film earned 35 million yen (about US$370,000) in the first three days since it opened on 24 screens on February 9.
follow-up of Japanese Box Office, February 2-3