It is a good time to be an anime movie fan, as the Japanese box office is proving that these types of movies can thrive at the box office. Of the top five films, at least three of them are anime, including The Dragon and the Freckled Princess, My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: World Heroes’ Mission, and the live-action Tokyo Revengers film.
This news comes from a report from Anime News Network, which detailed the box office summary for the films as of this weekend, which we’ve summarized for you below.
- The Dragon and the Freckled Princess – 4,740,817,150 yen (~US$43.39 million)
- My Hero Academia THE MOVIE: World Heroes’ Mission – 1,673,616,100 yen (~US$15.32 million)