2nd Fate/stay night Heaven's Feel Film Sells Over 1 Million Tickets
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. lost butterfly, the second film in the Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel anime film trilogy, has sold 1 million tickets and earned a total of 1.5 billion yen (about US$13.54 million) in Japan as of Tuesday. Theaters will start giving filmgoers an A4-size commemorative board, with exclusive art by Tomonori Sudō, on February 23 to mark the film's seventh week of release:
The film opened in 131 theaters in Japan on January 12 at the beginning of a three-day holiday weekend and ranked #1. The film earned 602,841,741 yen (about US$5.55 million) in its opening weekend. Aniplex of America will screen the film in the United States and Canada on March 14. The company will hold a premiere event at the Regal L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The first film, Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower, opened at #1 at the Japanese box office by both attendance and box office earnings in October 2017. The film sold a total of 980,000 tickets to earn 1.5 billion yen (about US$13.5 million).
The film held its United States premiere at The Theater At Ace Hotel in Los Angeles in November 2017. More theaters began screening the film through mid-December 2017. The film screened in Canada on January 14, 2018. The English dub of the first film debuted in theaters in the United States on June 5 and June 7. Aniplex of America released the film on Blu-ray Disc on November 20.
Tomonori Sudō (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Fate/Zero animation director) is directing the films, and ufotable is animating the work. Yuki Kajiura (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works theme song composer, Fate/Zero music and theme song composer) is composing the music. Takahiro Miura is providing the storyboards.
Source: The Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web