The Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 anime film stayed at #3 in its sixth weekend. The film provided 120,000 tickets on Saturday and Sunday to earn 149 million yen (roughly US$1.21 million). The film has provided a whole of two million tickets for 2.3 billion yen (roughly US$18.3 million).
The film opened at #1, and provided 350,000 tickets for 440 million yen (about US$3.81 million) in its first three days. The film opened on March 4 after a yearlong delay due to the brand new coronavirus sickness (COVID-19).
Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 is the forty first film inside the Doraemon franchise. The film is a remake of the 1985 Doraemon film of the equivalent title. Susumu Yamaguchi — a key animator on many earlier Doraemon movies, unit director of Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration, and the director of Mobile Suit Gundam AGE — directed the model new film. Dai Sato (Eureka Seven, Ghost inside the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Listeners) penned the script. Official HiGE DANdism created the theme music “Universe” significantly for the film. Sibling individuals duo Billy BanBan carried out the insert music “Kokoro Arigatō” (Thank You for the Heart). Shirogumi, the 3D CG studio behind the manufacturing of the Stand By Me Doraemon films, handled the CG for the spaceships inside the film.
The live-action film of the Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san) franchise dropped from #2 to #4 in its third weekend.
The film opened on March 25.
In the film’s story, a rich man appears, proclaiming that he’ll undertake considered one of many sextuplets. Just as a result of the six interact in a battle royale to be the rich man’s heir, three mysterious “story-ending” figures sort out the brothers in a battle to the tip.
Tsutomu Hanabusa (Kakegurui, Tokyo Revengers live-action films) directed the film. Ryōichi Tsuchiya wrote the screenplay, and Daiki Sugawara was a producer. Cinebazar and Hachinoji produced the film for TOHO to distribute.
CheriMaho the Movie ~30-sai Dōtei da to Mahō Tsukai ni Nareru Rashii~ (Cherry Magic! the Movie: Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You a Wizard?!), the film sequel to the live-action television sequence of Yū Toyota‘s Cherry Magic! Thirty Years of Virginity Can Make You a Wizard?! (30-sai Dōtei da to Mahō Tsukai ni Nareru Rashii) manga, ranked at #6 in its opening weekend.
The film opened last Friday.
Eiji Akaso (Kamen Rider Build), who carried out 30-year-old salaryman Kiyoshi Adachi, and Keita Machida (Gekidan Exile member), who carried out his elite, handsome co-worker Yūichi Kurosawa, returned for the film. Hiroki Kazama (live-action Cheer Boys!!) moreover returned to direct the film, and Riko Sakaguchi (The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, Mary and The Witch’s Flower, Koi wa Ameagari no You ni) wrote the screenplay.
Square Enix Manga & Books licensed the manga, and it describes the story:
Adachi, a thirty-year-old virgin, has developed the power to study people’s minds by touching them. After a brush alongside along with his very handsome colleague, Adachi realizes he has a raging crush on none aside from Adachi himself!
The Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime film dropped out of the very best 10 in its sixteenth weekend, after 15 weeks inside the excessive 10. The film has provided a whole of 9.56 million tickets for 13.37 billion yen (about US$106 million). It is now the 18th highest-earning film of all time in Japan, overtaking Frozen.
Eiga Odd Taxi: In the Woods dropped out of the very best 10 in its second weekend.