Japan Box Office: “Sword Art Online The Movie” Has Earned 1.7 Billion Yen in 4 Weeks

According to the latest box office report, Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale, the all-new anime film based on Reki Kawahara’s sci-fi action light novel series, still ranked 5th in its 4th weekend of March 11-12, and has earned about 1.7 billion yen from its domestic run. Internationally, the 119-minute film also ranked in the weekend box office top 10 in Thailand (4th), Korea (10th), Taiwan (3rd), and Mexico (9th).  


Moviegoers in its next 5th week (March 18-24) will receive a strip of 35mm film frames in the order of arrival.







Weekend box office in Japan (March 11-12, 2017)


 1 (new). “Moana”

 2 (1). “Doraemon the Movie 2017: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi”

 3 (2). “La La Land”

 4 (new). “Chiadan: Joshi kousei ga chiadansu de zenbei seihashichatta honto no hanashi”

 5 (3). “Sword Art Online The Movie: Ordinal Scale”

 6 (4). “Assassin’s Creed”

 7 (new). “Ultraman Orb: I’m Borrowing the Power of Your Bonds!”

 8 (5). “Aibou-Gekijyoban IV-“

 9 (6). “One Week Friends.”

 10 (9). “Kimi no Na wa.”



All-Time Box Office Top 10 in Japan (Japanese & foreign films combined):


 1. “Spirited Away” (2001/30.8 billion yen)

 2. “Titanic” (1998/26.2 billion)

 3. “Frozen” (2014/25.48 billion)

 4. “Your Name.” (2016/24.6 billion)

 5. “Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone” (2001/20.3 billion)

 6. “Howl’s Moving Castle” (2004/19.6 billion)

 7. “Princess Mononoke” (1997/19.3 billion)

 8. “Bayside Shakedown 2” (2003/17.35 billion)

 9. “Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets” (2002/17.3 billion)

 10. “Avatar” (2010/15.6 billion)



“Sword Art Online the Movie -Ordinal Scale-” Trailer 3



Source: Eiga.com, Animation Business Journal


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