My Video Lists Shinkai's 'your name.' Film for June Digital Release in Taiwan
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Taiwanese digital video site My Video began listing Makoto Shinkai's your name. anime film for digital release last week. The listed release date is on June 1. iTunes Taiwan also previously listed the film for the same release date, before removing the listing.
The film opened in Taiwan in October, where it earned NT$64 million (about US$2 million) to top the Taiwanese box office in its first week. In a pre-screening of the film before its wide opening in the country, it filled 99% of the theater seats and earned NT$1.35 million (about US$42,800).
The film opened in Japan last August, and has become the fourth highest-grossing film of all time in Japan, the second highest-grossing Japanese film, and the second highest-grossing anime film. As of January 29, the film has earned 23.83 billion yen (about US$211 million) in Japan. The only Japanese film to gross higher domestically is Spirited Away (30.8 billion yen). However, it has topped Spirited Away in its worldwide box office total.