The Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 anime movie offered 350,000 tickets for 440 million yen (about US$3.81 million) in its first three days. It offered 322,000 tickets for 394 million yen (about US$3.41 million) on Saturday and Sunday to rank #1 in its opening weekend.

The movie will opened final Friday after a delay because of the new coronavirus illness (COVID-19). The movie was initially slated to open in March 2021.

Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 is the forty first movie within the Doraemon franchise. The movie is a remake of the 1985 Doraemon movie of the identical title.

Susumu Yamaguchi — a key animator on many earlier Doraemon films, unit director of Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s Chronicle of the Moon Exploration, and the director of Mobile Suit Gundam AGE — is directing the brand new movie. Dai Sato (Eureka Seven, Ghost within the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Listeners) is penning the script. Official HiGE DANdism created the theme track “Universe” particularly for the movie. Sibling people duo Billy BanBan is performing the insert track “Kokoro Arigatō” (Thank You for the Heart) for the movie. Shirogumi, the 3D CG studio behind the manufacturing of the Stand By Me Doraemon movies, is dealing with the CG for the spaceships within the movie.

The Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime movie dropped from #1 to #3 in its eleventh weekend. The movie offered 87,000 tickets to earn 133 million yen (about US$1.15 million) over the weekend.

The movie has offered a complete of 8.85 million tickets for over 12.3 billion yen (about US$107 million) because it opened on December 24, and is presently the twenty third highest-grossing movie in Japan of all time.

The movie is now the #1 highest-earning movie at the Japanese field workplace from the 2021 calendar yr, after surpassing Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time, according to the Mainichi Shimbun paper’s Mantan Web.

The movie earned 2,694,128,150 yen (about US$23.5 million) in its first three days, and topped the field workplace chart for its opening weekend. The movie additionally has IMAX, 4D, and Dolby Cinema screenings. The movie will open with English subtitles and with an English dub within the U.S. and Canada on March 18.

The movie is predicated on Gege Akutami‘s Jujutsu Kaisen 0 Tokyo Toritsu Jujutsu Kōtō Senmon Gakkō (Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School) manga prequel story, with MAPPA animating once more and TOHO distributing. Viz Media launched the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 manga in January 2021, and it describes the story:

Yuta Okkotsu is a nervous highschool scholar who’s affected by a major problem—his childhood good friend Rika has became a Curse and will not depart him alone. Since Rika is not any unusual Curse, his plight is observed by Satoru Gojo, a trainer at Jujutsu High, a faculty the place fledgling exorcists discover ways to fight Curses. Gojo convinces Yuta to enroll, however can he study sufficient in time to confront the Curse that haunts him?

Megumi Ogata voiced the primary character Yuta Okkotsu, and Kana Hanazawa voiced the character Rika Orimoto.

The Ensemble Stars!! Road to Show!! theatrical anime ranked at #6 in its opening weekend.

The movie opened in theaters in Japan final Friday. The anime takes place in New York and options the characters visiting New York to attend an Idol Film Festival.

Masakazu Hishida returned to direct the movie at david manufacturing, and Asami Nakatani was the chief director. Seitarō Kino from Happy Elements wrote the screenplay, and Happy Elements is once more credited with the unique character design. Haruko Iizuka was the animation character designer and the chief animation director. Tatsuya Katō once more composed the music.

The “idol-training produce game” takes place at a non-public boys’ idol-training faculty with a historical past of turning out many nice skills in present enterprise. The protagonist is the college’s lone feminine scholar who transfers to the college due to a particular scenario, and enters the college’s producer division. The recreation options 14 totally different idol models and has a solid of greater than 50 male voice actors.

The tv anime adaptation of the sport premiered in July 2019. The solid from the sport returned for the anime. The franchise additionally features a manga, novels, stage musical diversifications, and CDs.

The Fruits Basket -prelude- compilation movie dropped off the mini-theater rating in its third weekend.

Sources: Kōgyō Tsūshin (link 2, link 3), Eiga.com