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According to the rankings over at Eiga.com, Makoto Shinkai’s Kimi no Na wa is still in the first place of the Japanese weekend box office after thirteen weeks. Here is the official chart:
Weekend box office in Japan (November 19-20)
1 (1). Kimi no Na wa.
2 (2). Museum
3 (3). Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
4 (4). Death Note Light up the NEW world
5 (new). Satoshi no Seisyun
6 (5). Inferno
7 (6). Oboreru Knife
8 (7). Maho Girls PreCure! The Movie: Miracle Transformation! Cure Mofurun!
9 (new). Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin IV Unmei no Zenya
10 (10). Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni
With its total domestic gross being more than 18 billion yen, the movie is very close to climb further up the all-time box office Top Ten and surpass Hayao Miyazaki’s Princess Mononoke and Howl’s Moving Castle.
List of highest-grossing films in Japan:
1. Spirited Away (2001/30.8 billion yen)
2. Titanic (1998/26.2 billion)
3. Frozen (2014/25.48 billion)
4. Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone (2001/20.3 billion)
5. Howl’s Moving Castle (2004/19.6 billion)
6. Princess Mononoke (1997/19.4 billion)
7. Kimi no Na wa (2016/18.9 billion)
8. Bayside Shakedown 2 (2003/17.35 billion)
9. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets (2002/17.3 billion)
10. Avatar (2010/15.6 billion)