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Shinkai's 'your name.' Becomes #1 Japanese Film in Thailand of All Time

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Film earned 44,122,000 baht (US$1.23 million) to surpass Stand By Me Doraemon

Makoto Shinkai's your name. (Kimi no Na wa.) anime film has earned 44,122,000 baht (about 144 million yen or US$1.23 million) in Thailand — thus becoming the highest-grossing Japanese film in Thailand to date. The film has surpassed the 39,560,890 baht (about US$1.10 million) earnings of Stand By Me Doraemon, and the 19,178,679 baht (about US$535,126) earnings of Attack on Titan: End of the World.

The film has earned 20,897,904,500 yen (about US$178 million) and sold 16,079,937 tickets in Japan as of Sunday, 115 days after it opened in Japan. The film dropped from #5 to #6 in its 17th weekend.

The film opened in Thailand on November 10, and earned 22,996,714 baht (about US$649,056) in four days.

In China the film earned 533 million yuan (about US$76.6 million or 9.02 billion yen) as of Saturday — thus becoming the highest-grossing Japanese film in China to date.

In Japan, 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).

The film is slated to open in 92 countries and territories, including in the United States through Funimation.

Shinkai's latest film 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: Animate Times

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