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Top 20 Highest-Grossing Films in Japan Has 6 Anime Films

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
List features your name. at #1, 4 live-action films based on existing manga

Japanese film news website Movie Collection listed the top 20 highest grossing films released in Japan for 2016 on Monday. The list includes six anime films, and four live-action movies based on existing manga.

  1. your name. (20.5 billion yen, about US$174 million)
  2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (11.6 billion yen, about US$98.62 million)
  3. Shin Godzilla (8.1 billion yen, about US$68.86 million)
  4. Zootopia (7.6 billion yen, about US$64.61 million)
  5. Finding Dory (6.8 billion yen, about US$57.81 million)
  6. Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare (6.3 billion yen, about US$53.56 million)
  7. Eiga Yo-kai Watch: Enma Daioh to Itsutsu no Monogatari da Nyan! (5.5 billion yen, about US$46.75 million)
  8. One Piece Film Gold (5.1 billion yen, about US$43.35 million)
  9. Nobunaga Concerto (4.6 billion yen, about US$39.11 million)
  10. The Secret Life of Pets (4.2 billion yen, about US$35.71 million)
  11. Doraemon Shin Nobita no Nihon Tanjō (4.1 billion yen, about US$34.85 million)
  12. The Martian (3.5 billion yen, about US$29.75 million)
  13. Ansatsu Kyōshitsu: Sotsugyō-hen (3.4 billion yen, about US$28.90 million)
  14. Orange (3.3 billion yen, about US$28.06 million)
  15. Spectre (2.9 billion yen, about US$24.66 million)
  16. Alice Through the Looking Glass (2.7 billion yen, about US$22.96 million)
  17. Independence Day: Resurgence (2.6 billion yen, about US$22.10 million)
  18. Captain America: Civil War (2.6 billion yen, about US$22.10 million)
  19. A Silent Voice (2.3 billion yen, about US$19.56 million, tied for 19th)
  20. Death Note Light up the NEW world (2.3 billion yen, about US$19.56 million, tied for 19th)

your name. had earned 20,510,000,000 yen (about US$177.6 million) in Japan as of December 12, surpassing the 20.3 billion yen earnings of the Harry Potter and the Philospher's Stone. your name. is now the fourth 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).

your name. 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, and it stayed at the top spot in its 12th and 13th weekends.

Source: Movie Collection (Tomohiro Sagara) via Zaikei Shimbun

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