Shinkai's 'your name.' Film Ranks #9 in Singapore in 5th Week
posted on 2016-12-09 09:30 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Makoto Shinkai's your name. (Kimi no Na wa.) anime film dropped from #8 to #9 at the Singapore box office in its fifth week. Purple Plan opened the film in Singapore on November 3, and more recently opened the film in Malaysia on Thursday.
Shinkai's film has earned 20,006,188,400 yen (about US$175.81 million) and sold 15,391,716 tickets as of Tuesday, after 102 days in Japanese theaters. The film ranked at #2 in Japan in its 15th weekend. The film will get IMAX screenings in Japan for two weeks starting on January 13. The list of theaters that will screen the film in IMAX will be revealed at a later date.
The film surpassed the 19.6 billion yen earnings of Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki's Howl's Moving Castle anime film on Sunday, making it the fifth highest-grossing film of all time in Japan, the second highest-grossing Japanese film in Japan, and the second highest-grossing anime film in Japan. The only Japanese film to gross higher is Spirited Away (30.8 billion yen).
Shinkai's latest had topped the Japanese charts for nine straight weekends since it opened on August 26, and in its 10th weekend dropped to #2 to Death Note Light up the NEW world, before regaining the top spot in its 11th weekend. The film then stayed at the top spot in its 12th and 13th weekends, before dropping to #2 in its 14th weekend.