Kimi no Na wa, the record-breaking movie by director Makoto Shinkai has no intention to stop its journey of success. We have so far covered the movie’s restlessly-growing success several times, but this great momentum is just too powerful and it’s constantly attracting more fans from all over the world.
The total box-office revenue as of October 16 has reached 15.4 billion yen and the number of the spectators has exceeded 11.84 million people!
The movie has brought in a total of 950,000 visitors and generated 1.2 billion yen just within 3 days since its release, becoming the first in the Pia film First Day Satisfactory survey. The movie has held the top place for eight weeks straight in the weekend film rankings. The movie’s popularity has rapidly spread over the nation and it has been repeatedly receiving media coverage, creating a great social phenomenon.
The movie has just been released in Busan International Film Festival back on October 9, and it’s scheduled to premiere in 85 countries. Followed by the release in Taiwan on October 21, it will go to Hongkong on November 17, in England on November 24, and in North Korea in January.
The movie has also been selected in the official competition category at BFI London Film Festival and received the highest award in the animated feature film category at the 49th Sitges Film Festival held in Spain.
Kimi no Na wa is also the first-ever non-Ghibli movie to generate over 10 billion yen. This is certainly not the last time we’ll write about the movie, so keep a close eye Manga.Tokyo’s latest news!
‘Kimi no Na wa’