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Top 10 Grossing Domestic Japanese, Foreign Films of 2018 Listed

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Detective Conan, Doraemon rank #2, #3 for domestic films

Japanese film news website Eiga.com revealed the top 10 highest earning domestic and foreign films for 2018 in Japan on Monday.

The domestic Japanese list consists of four anime, and two live-action films based on existing manga.

Top 10 Highest-Grossing Domestic Films in Japan in 2018

  1. Gekijōban Code Blue - Doctor Heli Kinkyū Kyūmei (9.23 billion yen, about US$83.6 million)
  2. Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer (9.18 billion yen, about US$83.1 million)
  3. Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima (5.37 billion yen, about US$48.6 million)
  4. Shoplifters (4.53 billion yen, about US$ 41.0 million)
  5. Gintama 2: Okita wa Yaburu tame ni Koso Aru (3.65 billion yen, about US$33.1 million)
  6. Destiny: Kamakura Monogatari (3.21 billion yen, about US$29.1 million)
  7. One Cut of the Dead (3.12 billion yen, about US$28.3 million)
  8. Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us (3.09 billion yen, about US$28.0 million)
  9. Killing for the Prosecution (2.9 billion yen, about US$26.3 million)
  10. Mirai (2.88 billion yen, about US$26.1 million)

Last year, Detective Conan: The Crimson Love Letter topped the list with 6.89 billion yen (about US$61.1 million), and Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachi Kochi Daibōken ranked at #2 with 4.43 billion yen (about US$39.3 million).

Top 10 Highest-Grossing Foreign Films in Japan in 2018

  1. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (8.07 billion yen, about US$73.1 million)
  2. Star Wars: The Last Jedi (7.5 billion yen, about US$67.9 million, opened in Japan on December 15, 2017)
  3. Bohemian Rhapsody (7 billion yen as of December 29, about US$63.4 million)
  4. The Greatest Showman (5.2 billion yen, about US$47.1 million, opened in Japan on February 16)
  5. Coco (5 billion yen, about US$45.2 million, opened in Japan on March 16)
  6. The Incredibles 2 (4.9 billion yen, about US$44.4 million)
  7. Mission: Impossible - Fallout (4.72 billion yen, about US$42.7 million)
  8. Avengers: Infinity War (3.73 billion yen, about US$33.8 million)
  9. The Boss Baby (3.44 billion yen, about US$31.2 million, opened in Japan on March 21)
  10. Ready Player One (2.55 billion yen, about US$23.1 million)

Last year, Beauty and the Beast topped the list with 12.4 billion yen (about US$110 million).

Source: Eiga.com

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