2nd Digimon Adventure tri. Film Earns 46 Million Yen in 1st Weekend
posted on by Karen Ressler
The second film in the Digimon Adventure tri. film series, Digimon Adventure tri. Ketsui (Determination), sold 27,506 tickets in its first weekend for a total box-office taking of more than 46 million yen (about US$407,000). It opened at #11 in the Japanese box office in terms of tickets sold. However, it ranked #1 among limited-run films.
On the first day, March 12, the film sold 17,543 tickets for 30 million yen (about US$265,000), surpassing the day-one box office results of the first Digimon Adventure tri. film, Digimon Adventure tri. Saikai (Reunion). The first film went on to earn 180 million yen (about US$1.5 million) in its first 16 days in theaters.
The second film opened in Japan on Saturday for a three-week run in theaters. Crunchyroll began streaming the film as four episodes for premium members on Friday. The episode will be available for free members on April 10.
The first film opened in Japanese theaters on November 21, and Crunchyroll began streaming the film on the same day as four episodes. The third film, Digimon Adventure tri. Kokuhaku (Confession), will open on September 24. The project will have six films in total.