Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale Film Tops Japanese Weekend Box Office
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale anime film ranked #1 in the Japanese box office for the February 18-19 weekend. The film opened in Japan on Saturday in 150 theaters.
The film will screen in United States theaters for a one-night event on March 9, and will screen in Canada on March 17-19. Prior to the wide release, Aniplex of America will host a premiere event in Hollywood, California on March 1.
Makoto Shinkai's your name. (Kimi no Na wa.) anime film dropped from #6 to #8. The film is on its 26th weekend in Japan. Sunao Katabuchi's (Mai Mai Miracle, Black Lagoon) In This Corner of the World anime film fell from #8 to #9 in its 15th weekend. This is the film's 15th consecutive week in the box office top 10.