Kimi no Na wa./your name. and Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni/In This corner of The World were not the only successful anime films in this weekend’s box office. Soon after the release with only 16 theaters in Japan, the official website for the Kin-iro Mosaic Pretty Days film based on Yui Hara’s four-panel manga announced that 26 more theaters will be added from December 10, thanks to its very good opening. The 50-minute film ranked 11th in its first weekend.
This year’s top-grossing film your name. was opened at 296 theaters in the end of August, and In This Corner of The world had 63 screens in its opening last weekend. Considering the small number of the theaters, Kin-iro Mosaic Pretty Days is doing a very good job at the box office.
For example, it attracted more moviegoers than your name. at the 109 Cinemas Nagoya last weekend.
1位「きんいろモザイク Pretty Days」
4位「デスノート Light up the NEW world」
5位「ジャック・リーチャー NEVER GO BACK」
— 109シネマズ名古屋 (@109_nagoya) November 14, 2016
Photo from the opening day stage event at Shinjuku Wald 9 theater
— ＴＶアニメ「きんいろモザイク」 (@kinmosa_anime) November 12, 2016
“Now at Theaters” version CM
(C) Yui Hara, Houbunsha/Kin-iro Mosaic Production Committee
(C) Yui Hara, Houbunsha/Hello! Kin-iro Mosaic Production Committee
(C) Yui Hara, Houbunsha/Kin-iro Mosaic Pretty Days Production Committee