Japan Box Office: Kitaro Tanjou - GeGeGe no Nazo Stays at No.3 in 4th Weekend

In its fourth weekend, Kitaro Tanjou - GeGeGe no Nazo earned 249 million yen (1.7 million USD) on 166,300 admissions, according to Kogyo Tsushin, staying at the same third-place spot as last weekend . Its cumulative total gross has reached 1.25 billion yen (7.87 million USD) on 810,000 admissions, making it the tenth Japanese anime film of 2023 that has surpassed the one billion yen mark. The all-new film to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the GeGeGe no Kitaro manga author Shigeru Mizuki's birth was released in Japan on November 17. Supported by strong word of mouth, the film has continued to increase its box office every weekend. Kitaro Tanjou - GeGeGe no Nazo Weekend and Total Box Office Gross After staying at #1 for two consecutive weekends, Fly Me to the Saitama ~From Lake Biwa with Love~ ( Tonde Saitama ~Biwako yori Ai wo Komete~ in Japan), fell to fourth place in its third weekend with 189 million yen (1.29 million USD) on 133,100 admissions. The second live-action film adaptation of Mineo Maya's boys love comedy manga from the 1980s brought its total gross to 1.477 billion yen (10.12 million USD) on 1.07 million admissions. Godzilla Minus One dropped three spots from last weekend to fifth place in its sixth weekend, bringing its total to 4.154 billion yen (28.46 million USD) on 2.7 million admissions, which is about 69.2 percent of the six-week gross of the previous Japanese live-action Godzilla film in 2019, Shin GODZILLA . Totto-chan: The Little Girl at the Window , the anime film adaptation of Japanese media personality Tetsuko Kuroyanagi's autobiography, released in 337 theaters in Japan on December 8 and made a sixth-place debut in the weekend box office ranking. The Shin-Ei Animation-produced film ranked #3 in Filmarks' first-day satisfaction ranking with an average rating of 4.04/5.0 based on 334 reviews. Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid , the anime film adaptation of the ninth volume of the Rascal Does Not Dream light novel series by Hajime Kamoshida, ranked eighth in its second weekend. The film debuted at fourth-place in its opening weekend. Weekend box office Top 10 in Japan (December 8-10, 2023) (ticket sales basis with notes in parentheses marking previous week's placement) Sources : Kogyo Tsushinsha , Eiga.com , Mantan Web , Filmarks ©"Kitaro Tanjou - GeGeGe no Nazo" Production Committee

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