[email protected] Film Ends Theater Run With 678 Million Yen
posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
THE [email protected] MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e! film ended its run in theaters on May 30 with a total box office gross of 678,184,800 yen (about US$6.6 million) from 462,570 tickets. The film originally opened in 39 theaters on January 25, and it sold 81,262 tickets for 149,876,900 yen (about US$1.46 million) in its first weekend. 85 theaters eventually screened the film.
Director Atsushi Nishigori drew the illustration and message above to thank the fans, "Thank you very, very much for supporting the long run of THE [email protected] MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e!"
In the film, the producer works his very hardest to help the 765 Production idols prepare themselves at a training camp for their first arena concert. He also reveals that there are new girls joining the team as back-up dancers for the arena concert. These girls are all idols featured in GREE's The [email protected]: Million Live mobile game that started service last year. The idol Haruka is also named the leader of the group, and she is held in high esteem by the new girls, whose futures will be decided after the concert.
The Blu-ray release is listed on October 8.