Japan Weekend Box Office 12/01 – 12/03. ‘Fly Me To The Saitama II’ leads weekend box office for second week in a row

The weekend box office ranking has now reached the final month of the year with many new films premiering in December. For the days of December 1 to December 3 the ranking saw “Fly Me To The Saitama II” keep the first place spot for a second consecutive week with 222,000 moviegoers and 295 million at the box office. The cumulative results have now exceeded 838,000 moviegoers and box office revenue of 1.15 billion yen. In its fifth week of release, “Godzilla Minus One” is still showing strong results with 148,000 moviegoers and box office revenue of 217 million yen making the cumulative results 2.48 million moviegoers and over 3.8 billion yen grossed. Up one spot from last week was “Kitarou Tanjou: GeGeGe no Nazo” which performed better than the previous weekend with 140,000 moviegoers and 189 million yen during the days of Dec 1 to Dec 3. Five new films that premiered in Japan over the weekend were able to debut in the top 10. Out of the 10, two were Hollywood films “Napoleon” and “The Exorcist: Believer.” Domestic films include “Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid Japanese” “Kaibutsu no Kikori” and “My (K)night.” 


Japan Box Office Ranking Top 10 (Dec 1 to Dec 3)

  1. Fly Me To The Saitama II (week 2) (–)
  2. Godzilla Minus One (week 5) (–)
  3. Kitarou Tanjou: GeGeGe no Nazo (week 3) (↑ 1)
  4. Rascal Does Not Dream of a Knapsack Kid Japanese (NEW)
  5. Kubi (week 2) (↓ 2)
  6. Napoleon (NEW)
  7. Kaibutsu no Kikori (NEW)
  8. The Exorcist: Believer (NEW)
  9. Sumikko Gurashi the Movie: The Mysterious Child of the Patchwork Factory (week 5) (↓ 4)
  10. My (K)night (NEW)


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