Three weeks after the premiere of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 in theaters in Japan, the film that is a prequel to the franchise, continues to bear fruit and despite the fact that it did not occupy the first position at the box office last weekend, the film has raised another thousand yen, for a total of up to 7.7 thousand yen in just 18 days.
According to the Japanese news site, Oricon News, tape from the franchise created by Gege Akutami has already positioned itself at number 80 of the Top 100 films with the best box office earnings, according to a survey by Kogyo Tsushinsha.
Given this result, TOHO, the studio in charge of its distribution, revealed that the first scenario they had planned for Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is that the box office revenue will exceed 10 billion yen, but the end result was unpredictable.
It ‘s movies Jujutsu Kaisen is the most successful in the history of Japan, when placed just below the film live-action from Hanayori Dango or known as Boys Over Flowers from 2008, meanwhile, this production removed from the list One Piece Film Z of TOP 100.
On the other hand, experts assure that once January is over, things could change, since unlike Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 It hasn’t put in place any kind of incentives to attract more viewers to the movies, and it doesn’t have features in 4DX or other premium-class formats, so it could give it less of a boost.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 is based on the manga of the same name, which began its publication in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump in March 2018 and that is currently airing, while an anime series with 24 episodes was broadcast from October 2020 to March 2021.
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