One Piece Film Gold's Earnings Surpass 5 Billion Yen
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One Piece Film Gold has now earned 5,007,520,000 yen (about US$48.8 million) at the Japanese box office as of Thursday, 48 days after it opened. Additionally, the film has been seen 3,757,181 times.
The film has now surpassed the 2009 One Piece: Strong World film's earnings of 4.8 billion yen (about US$46.87 million) to become the second-highest earning film in the franchise. The 2012 film One Piece Film Z earned 6.87 billion yen (about US$64.64 million). Including this film, the franchise's 13 films have earned a total of 30 billion yen (US$292 million) since 2000.
Participating theaters began handing out an A5 illustration card on September 3 with an original illustration by Eiichiro Oda, and signed by 15 cast members.
Toei is projecting that One Piece Film Gold will earn more than 6 billion yen (about US$56.46 million). While One Piece Film Z screened during a three-week winter break when it opened in 2012, One Piece Film Gold is screening during the four-week summer break and also has 3D, 4DX, and MX4D screenings.
The film opened in Japan on July 23, and it will screen in 33 other countries.
Source: Cinema Today