The Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime movie stayed at #1 in its ninth weekend. The movie bought 213,000 tickets and earned 336 million yen (about US$2.93 million) over the weekend.

The film has bought a complete of 8.34 million tickets and earned 11.6 billion yen (about US$101 million) because it opened on December 24, and is at present the twenty seventh highest-grossing movie in Japan of all time.

The movie is now the #1 highest-earning movie on the Japanese field workplace from the 2021 calendar 12 months, 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 pupil who’s affected by a major problem—his childhood pal Rika has become a Curse and will not go away him alone. Since Rika is not any peculiar Curse, his plight is seen by Satoru Gojo, a instructor at Jujutsu High, a college 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 principle character Yuta Okkotsu, and Kana Hanazawa voiced the character Rika Orimoto.

The live-action movie of Toshio Sako‘s Usogui (The Lie Eater) manga dropped from #5 to #10 in its second weekend.

The movie opened on February 11. A companion live-action four-episode net sequence titled Usogui -Kurama Ranko-hen/Kaji Takaomi-hen- (The Lie Eater -Ranko Kurama’s Story/Takaomi Kaji’s Story) started streaming on the dTV streaming service on the identical day.

The movie stars Ryūsei Yokohama because the protagonist Baku Madarame. Hayato Sano performs Baku’s companion Takaomi Kaji. Hideo Nakata (Ring, Dark Water, L change the WorLd) directed the movie. B’z carried out the movie’s theme music “Live.”

The story of Usogui follows an excellent gambler named Baku “Usogui” Madarame as he lays down his life because the wager for numerous video games.

Sako started the Usogui manga in 2006, and ended it in December 2017. The manga has 49 volumes. Sako launched a by-product manga titled Usogui -Rikkainin Yakō Hikoichi- (The Lie Eater: Referree Hikoichi Yakō) in Weekly Young Jump in October 2021, and ended it in November 2021. The fundamental manga impressed an unique video animation (OVA) bundled with the manga’s twenty sixth quantity in 2012.

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City, the primary live-action movie reboot of CAPCOM‘s Resident Evil survival horror recreation franchise, dropped off the highest 10 in its fourth weekend. Shika no Ō: Yuna to Yakusoku no Tabi (The Deer King: The Promised Journey With Yuna), the anime movie of Nahoko Uehashi‘s Shika no Ō (The Deer King) medical fantasy novel sequence, additionally dropped off the highest 10 in its third weekend.

The Fruits Basket -prelude- compilation movie ranked at #1 within the mini-theater rating in its opening weekend. The movie bought 20,000 tickets and earned 33 million yen (about US$287,000) on Friday and Saturday, its first two days in theaters.

The movie opened in 25 theaters on Friday.

The movie contains the Kyо̄ko to Katsuya no Monogatari (Kyо̄ko and Katsuya’s Story) anime that facilities on the backstory of Tohru’s dad and mom Kyoko and Katsuya, which the 2019-2021 sequence didn’t adapt. The movie additionally contains new scenes — written particularly for the movie by unique manga creator Natsuki Takaya — depicting occasions from after the tv anime’s story. Additionally, filmgoers from February 18 to March 4 will obtain a 20-page booklet with a 16-page epilogue manga story newly created by Takaya.

The 2019-2021 tv anime’s fundamental employees at TMS Entertainment and fundamental forged returned for the movie. Miyuki Sawashiro voices Kyoko Honda and Yoshimasa Hosoya voices Katsuya Honda. The Blu-ray Disc launch of the movie grew to become accessible on the identical day it opened in theaters.

Ōhashi Trio carried out the movie’s theme music “Niji to Kaito” (Rainbow and Kite).

The second a part of The Orbital Children (Chikyūgai Shōnen Shōjo or Extra-Terrestrial Boys & Girls), director and author Mitsuo Iso‘s first new unique anime since 2007’s Dennō Coil, dropped from #1 to #3 within the mini-theater rankings in its second weekend.

The anime is screening in two components theatrically in Japan. The first half opened on January 28, and the second half opened on February 11. Each half will display for 2 weeks solely in theaters. The theatrical venture additionally has a simultaneous launch on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.

Netflix additionally debuted the anime outdoors of Japan on January 28 as a six-episode sequence.

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