No Game No Life Zero Film Earns 700 Million Yen

posted on by Karen Ressler
Blu-ray/DVD ships in Japan on February 23

The official website for the No Game, No Life anime announced on Friday that the No Game, No Life Zero anime film had earned 700 million yen (about US$6.3 million) in Japanese theaters as of September 30. The Blu-ray Disc and DVD will ship on February 23 in Japan.

The film opened at 61 theaters on July 15 and eventually expanded to 178 theaters. 4DX screenings began at 48 theaters in Japan beginning on September 9.

Sentai Filmworks premiered with both the English dub and Japanese audio at the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival in September before screening it in select U.S. theaters in October.

Sentai Filmworks describes the story:

Six thousand years before Sora and Shiro were even a blink in the history of Disboard, war consumed the land, tearing apart the heavens, destroying stars, and even threatening to wipe out the human race. Amid the chaos and destruction, a young man named Riku leads humanity toward the tomorrow his heart believed in. One day, in the ruins of an Elf city, he meets Shuvi, a female exiled "Ex-machina" android who asks him to teach her what it means to have a human heart.

Atsuko Ishizuka returned from the television anime series to direct the film at Madhouse. Jukki Hanada also returned to handle the script, and Satoshi Tasaki designed the characters. Kazuhiro Hocchi drew the concept art. Eiji Iwase returned as art director, and Tsukasa Ohir reprised the background art setting role. However, Yoshiaki Fujisawa composed the music.

[Via Yaraon!]

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