One Piece Film Red Surpasses Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as #6 All-Time Film in Japan
posted on by Joanna Cayanan
The encore screening run ranked at #1 in its first weekend, and sold 122,000 tickets to earn 159,197,710 yen (about US$1.06 million) in its first three days.
The movie has become the franchise's highest-selling and highest-earning film installment, in terms of both the number of tickets sold and yen earned at the box office.
The film previously surpassed Howl's Moving Castle as the #5 highest-earning anime film in Japan. Moreover, the film has earned the equivalent of 31.9 billion yen (about US$246.5 million) worldwide, thus surpassing Howl's Moving Castle as the #4 highest-earning anime film globally.
The film topped Japan's box office for 2022 in terms of yen earned and tickets sold.