Japan Weekend Box Office 06/16 – 06/18. “The Little Mermaid” Keeps Top Spot for 2nd Consecutive Week While “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” Debuts in 2nd Place

The weekend movie box office ranking from June 16 to June 18 has been released and Disney film “The Little Mermaid” was able to keep the first place spot that it achieved last week. Over the weekend the film attracted 267,000 moviegoers and grossed 405 million yen at the box office. Newly released films in Japan included the Hollywood superhero films “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” and “The Flash” and domestic horror film by Ju-On franchise director Takashi Shimzu, “Kikaijima.” 


Among the existing works, in its 8th week of release “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” attracted 190,000 moviegoers and earned 276 million yen at the box office. In 6th place “Monster” was able to reach a total of 900,000 moviegoers and exceeded 1.2 billion yen in box office revenue.  In 9th place “IDOLiSH7 Movie: LIVE 4bit BEYOND THE PERiOD” gained 620,000 moviegoers and exceeded 1 billion yen in box office revenue in its first 30 days of release.


Japan Box Office Ranking Top 10 (June 16 to June 18)


  1. The Little Mermaid (week 2)
  2. Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (NEW)
  3. The Super Mario Bros. Movie (week 8) (↓ 1)
  4. The Flash (NEW)
  5. The Samurai Who Went Beyond Admiration and Became World Champions (week 3) (–)
  6. Monster (week 3) (↓ 3)
  7. Fast X (week 5) (↓ 3)
  8. Kaijima (NEW)
  9. IDOLiSH7 Movie: LIVE 4bit BEYOND THE PERiOD (week 5) (↓ 1)
  10. Detective Conan: Black Iron Submarine (week 10) (↓ 4)

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