Jujutsu Kaisen 0 loses the lead in theaters in Japan to Spider-Man: No Way Home

Spider-Man: No Way Home, the 27th film in Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), grossed a staggering 950 million yen (about $8.25 million) with 584,000 viewers in its opening weekend. In Japan, roughly equivalent to Saturday delivery and Sunday sales of Avengers: Endgame, the highest grossing MCU movie of all time.

The third Spider-Man movie starring Tom Holland took first place in Jujutsu Kaisen 0, which has dominated the Japanese box office for two consecutive weeks since its release on December 24, 2021. The film attracted 116,000 moviegoers and grossed 1.69 billion yen. (approximately $14.66 million) in its first four days, it became the 11th highest-grossing film in Japan.

In its third weekend, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 earned 644 million yen (about US$5.58 million) from 449,000 viewers, bringing the total to 7,714,084.650 yen (about US$66.87 million) from 567,1950 admissions. sold. It became the second highest-grossing Japanese film of 2021, surpassing Detective Conan: Scar Bullet (7.65 billion yen). If its pace continues, the film could reach 10 billion yen by the end of the month.

The film opened in theaters in Japan on December 24, while the project was announced in the series’ final volume on March 26, and will adapt a preliminary version of the original manga. Also, Gege Akutami started publishing manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump by Shueisha in March 2018. The work inspired a 24-episode anime series that aired in Japan from May October 2020 to March 2021.

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