After a five-month delay because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Doraemon: Nobita's New Dinosaur, the 40th characteristic movie within the Doraemon anime franchise, launched in 377 theaters throughout Japan on August 7, 2020. The Doraemon movies have been often launched in March in Japan, however its unique launch date of March 6 had been moved to August 7.
The Doraemon manga's 50th-anniversary movie earned 413 million yen on 334,000 admissions on its first Saturday and Sunday, rating No.1 within the weekend field workplace. Nevertheless, it was solely 59 p.c of the primary Saturday-Sunday gross of the franchise's earlier 39th movie Doraemon: Nobita's Chronicle of the Moon Exploration launched in March 2019. New Dinosaur made 761 million yen in its first 4 days, which was roughly the identical quantity as the primary three-day gross of Moon Exploration.
The earlier three weeks' field workplace winner, the live-action characteristic movie adaptation of Hiroyuki Nishimori's comedy manga Kyo Kara Ore Wa!! dropped to second place with 218 million yen. The movie's whole home gross has reached a powerful 3.34 billion yen, changing into the director Yuichi Fukuda's third most profitable movie in his profession, behind solely the 2 Gintama live-action movies in 2017 and 2018.
In the meantime, the live-action movie adaptation of Kenji Inoue (story) and Kimitake Yoshioka (artwork)'s seinen manga Grand Blue ranked fourth with 110 million yen in its opening weekend. And, regardless of its restricted launch solely in 28 screens, Revue starlight: Rondo Rondo Rondo, the "re-production" compilation movie based mostly on the 12-episode TV anime collection in 2018, ranked 11th within the weekend field workplace and No.1 in Kogyotsushinsha's mini-theater rating.
Weekend field workplace in Japan (August 8-9, 2020)
(ticket gross sales foundation)
1 (new). "Doraemon: Nobita's New Dinosaur" 761 million yen
2 (1). "Kyo Kara Ore Wa! The Film" – 3.34 billion yen
3 (2). "Confidence Man JP: Princess Arc" – 2.09 billion yen
4 (new). "Grand Blue" – 110 million yen
5 (new). "Ultraman Taiga The Transfer: New Technology Climax"
6 (new). "Sannen me no Debut"
7 (3). "Princess Mononoke"
8 (4). "Spirited Away"
9 (5). "Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind"
10 (new). "EYES ON ME : THE MOVIE"
"Doraemon: Nobita's New Dinosaur" trailer:
"Grand Blue" trailer:
"Revue starlight: Rondo Rondo Rondo" trailer:
Supply: Eiga.com, Pixiin, Kogyotsushinsha's mini-theater rating
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©Kenji Inoue, Kimitake Yoshioka/KODANSHA ©2020 Film "Grand Blue" Manufacturing Committee
©Mission Revue Starlight