Japan Weekend Box Office 11/24 – 11/26. ‘Fly Me To The Saitama II’ debuts in first place.

The weekend box office ranking for the days of November 24 to November 26 has a new first place holder. “Fly Me To The Saitama II” starring Gackt and Fumi Nikaido debuted in first place with 292,300 moviegoers and 415 million yen at the box office. Due to the 3-day holiday weekend the cumulative results for the first four days of release ended up being 444,500 moviegoers and 630 million yen at the box office. After 3 weeks on top “Godzilla Minus One” fell down one spot to second place but still was able to secure 185,500 moviegoers and a box office revenue of 292 million yen over the weekend. Other new films that were released in Japan over the weekend include Takeshi Kitano’s first film in six years “Kubi”, “Plane” and “Gekijoban Sylvanian Families: Freya Kara No Okurimono.” 

“Kubi” which depicts the famous Honno-ji Incident attracted 175,200 moviegoers and grossed 261 million yen. The cumulative results for the long holiday weekend was 263,000 moviegoers, and box office revenue of 395 million yen. The film stars Takeshi Kitano as Hashiba Hideyoshi, Hidetoshi Nishijima as Mitsuhide Akechi and Ryo Kase as Nobunaga Oda.


Japan Box Office Ranking Top 10 (Nov 24 to Nov 26)

  1. Fly Me To The Saitama II (NEW)
  2. Godzilla Minus One (week 4) (↓ 1)
  3. Kubi (NEW)
  4. Kitarou Tanjou: GeGeGe no Nazo (week 2) (↓ 2)
  5. Sumikko Gurashi the Movie: The Mysterious Child of the Patchwork Factory (week 4) (↓ 2)
  6. The Marvels (week 3) (↓ 2)
  7. Houtei Yugi (week 3) (↓ 2)
  8. Plane (NEW)
  9. Don’t Call it Mystery: The Movie (week 11) (↓ 1)
  10. Gekijoban Sylvanian Families: Freya Kara No Okurimono (NEW)

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