Film opened in U.S., Canada on Friday
Entertainment news website Deadline reported on Thursday that the Jujutsu Kaisen 0 anime film earned about US$2.88 million at the North American box office from preview screenings in 2,003 theaters on Thursday.
The film has sold a total of 9.07 million tickets for over 12.7 billion yen (about US$107 million) since it opened on December 24, and is currently the 21st highest-grossing film in Japan of all time, surpassing Disney’s Aladdin and Hayao Miyazaki‘s The Wind Rises.
The film is now the #1 highest-earning film at the Japanese box office from the 2021 calendar year, 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…