The live-action film of the Mr. Osomatsu (Osomatsu-san) franchise stayed at #2 in its second weekend. The film supplied 144,000 tickets on Saturday and Sunday, incomes 213 million yen (roughly US$1.73 million). The movie has supplied a whole of 750,000 tickets and earned a whole of 1.0 billion yen (roughly US$8.14 million).

The film opened on March 25.

In the film’s story, a rich man appears, proclaiming that he’ll undertake one among many sextuplets. Just as a result of the six engage in a battle royale to be the rich man’s heir, three mysterious “story-ending” figures deal with the brothers in a battle to the top.

Tsutomu Hanabusa (Kakegurui, Tokyo Revengers live-action motion pictures) directed the film. Ryōichi Tsuchiya wrote the screenplay, and Daiki Sugawara was a producer. Cinebazar and Hachinoji produced the film for TOHO to distribute.

The Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 anime film stayed at #3 in its fifth weekend. The film supplied 120,000 tickets on Saturday and Sunday to earn 149 million yen (roughly US$1.21 million). The film has supplied a whole of 1.78 million tickets and has earned 2.1 billion yen (roughly US$17.1 million).

The film opened at #1, and supplied 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 movement footage, 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 tune “Universe” notably for the film. Sibling individuals duo Billy BanBan carried out the insert tune “Kokoro Arigatō” (Thank You for the Heart). Shirogumi, the 3D CG studio behind the manufacturing of the Stand By Me Doraemon motion pictures, handled the CG for the spaceships inside the film.

The Gekijō-ban Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime film dropped from #6 to #7 in its fifteenth weekend. The film has supplied a whole of 9.5 million tickets and has earned a whole of 13.32 billion yen (roughly US$108.54 million) as a result of it opened in Japan on December 24. The film at current ranks as a result of the nineteenth highest-earning film of all time in Japan, nonetheless is approaching Frozen 2 at #18, which earned a whole of 13.37 billion yen.

The film is now the #1 highest-earning film at the Japanese discipline office 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 film earned 2,694,128,150 yen (about US$23.5 million) in its first three days, and topped the sector office chart for its opening weekend. The film moreover has IMAX, 4D, and Dolby Cinema screenings.

The film relies 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 as soon as extra and TOHO distributing. Megumi Ogata voiced the precept character Yuta Okkotsu, and Kana Hanazawa voiced the character Rika Orimoto.

Eiga Odd Taxi: In the Woods, the film mission of the distinctive anime Odd Taxi, opened at #10 and earned 52 million yen (roughly US$4,23,685) from Friday to Sunday. The film opened on Friday in 34 theaters and had a per-theater widespread of about 1.13 million yen (roughly US$9,205).

The television anime’s predominant stable and employees returned for the film.

The film is a “reconstruction” of the television anime episodes, however it moreover depicts what happens after the television anime’s finale. The anime premiered in Japan in April 2021 and aired for 13 episodes.

The story follows Odokawa, an eccentric, reticent 41-year-old taxi driver who has no kinfolk and does not have quite a bit to do with others. He does have conversations alongside along with his prospects, along with a college pupil who wishes to go viral, a nurse hiding a secret, an unsuccessful comedian, a avenue robust, and an up-and-coming idol. These conversations lead him to a girl who has disappeared.

Manga creator Kadzuya Konomoto (Seto Utsumi) wrote the anime. Baku Kinoshita directed the anime with Norio Nitta as a result of the assistant director. Kinoshita and Hiromi Nakayama designed the characters. Kohei Yoshida was the recording director at Pony Canyon Enterprise. PUNPEE, VaVa, and OMSB have been in control of the music, and Pony Canyon was in control of music manufacturing with collaboration by Summit, Inc. P.I.C.S. and OLM produced the anime. P.I.C.S. was moreover credited for the distinctive work and planning.

The live-action film of Kiminori Wakasugi‘s Kappei comedy manga fell off the very best 10 rankings in its third weekend. Additionally, Eiga Oshiri Tantei Shiriarty, the first feature-length film inside the Butt Detective (Oshiri Tantei), franchise dropped off the very best ten rankings in its third weekend.

Sources: Kōgyō Tsūshin (link 2, link 3) Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web