Tokyo Revengers becomes Japan’s highest grossing live action film
Tokyo Revengers had a successful first anime season, which has placed it as one of the favorite series of Japanese audiences. In addition to this, on July 9, the live action film of this work reached the cinema screens in Japan, which according to Oricon has generated revenue of 4.3 billion yen ($ 38,777,340) and mobilized 3.23 million viewers.
With almost three months in theaters, this live action film by Tokyo Revengers plans to say goodbye to Japanese movie theaters next Thursday, September 30However, with its current box office, this film is in the top positions of those that obtained the highest collection in 2021 so far.
The accumulated collection so far places this film as the fourth with the highest earnings of this year, only being surpassed by Belle, Detective Conan and the evangelion final movie. But, it is placed on famous tapes like Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen, My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission y Gintama: The Final.
On the other hand, although it has not been able to take the first place as the highest grossing film in Japan this year, this film has managed to be crowned as the best live action film of 2021 this weekend, surpassing the total collected by the Rurouni Kenshin’s hit film, The Final, which opened in April and earned $ 36,964,978.
Although Tokyo Revengers says goodbye to the cinemas of Japan, the film plans to make its premiere in other parts of the world such as South Korea, a country that will have the screening of this film at the Busan International Film Festival that will take place from October 06 to 15, this year. While fans in Singapore will be able to see it on October 21 and in Thailand from December 2, something that will increase the income of this film project.
Actors’ message for the record
Actor the Dragons
“I really appreciate everyone who came to see us. Thanks to Draken, Yamada Yuuki’s name will be known for the first time in the entertainment world. I want to bow my head to thank this incredible character.”
Actor de Takemichi
“The # 1 Live Action Movie of the Year! It is truly an honor. Even if we made it 100, I’m fine that it reached 120 people, we’ve never been so happy! Sincerely, thank you all. ”
“Thank you all! Thank you very much for going to see us in theaters, I am very happy, I hope this film has become part of everyone’s summer memories. ”
Actor de Hanma
“I am very grateful to the people who saw the live action film and made it No. 1 this year. I am happy again that I was able to participate in such charming work! Congratulations!”
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