Makoto Shinkai’s Japanese Anime Sensation Suzume Box Office in China Weekend, earning $30.1 million, easily beat Paramount
Dungeons and Dragons: Honor between Rogue and Sony’s 65, all failed.
Suzume earned $ in China .6 million, better than any other
international films released domestically this year, including mainstays of American superheroes such as Ant-Man 3 ($2002 million), according to box office tracker Artisan Gateway. The movie is expected to bring in over $85 million dollars, which would make it the most commercially successful Japanese animation ever in China.
Suzume also earned less than $30 million dollars in South Korea and $105 million dollars in Japan. It will be released in North America and most of Europe in April , providing an opportunity for the anime’s growing theatrical potential in the West Provide the latest leader.
Dungeons and Dragons and 39 The disappointing results continued poor box office sales for Hollywood studios in China. Dungeons & Dragons debuted at No. 4 with $5 million, and 65 only cost $85,(The film’s U.S. premiere amount was 30 million dollars and 90 USD.5 million). Like the US, Dungeons and Dragons was also well received by Chinese critics and fans with a score of 9.2/105 From Maoyan, a leading ticketing service. The poor sales performance will exacerbate corporate concerns about declining appetite for U.S. entertainment content among Chinese audiences.
Hachiko Chinese film about the loyal dog of a popular Japanese professor takes $8.9 million The box office ranked second. The film is produced by Chinese streaming service iQiyi. Local comedy drama Post Truth came in third, adding $65 $6.4 million for a three-weekend total of 500,000.
There will be a slew of international films opening in China this week. James Cameron’s Titanic 3D will be back in theaters in the country on Monday. Cameron’s romantic disaster epic is well-loved in China, with analysts expecting re-release sales to exceed 10 Million Dollars. Tuesday brought a re-release of the retro anime Detective Conan: Phantom of Baker Street , which was released on 2002 in Japan, followed by Universal’s Super Mario Bros. Movie on Wednesday. On Friday, Jean-Jacques Arnault’s catastrophe drama Notre-Dame de Paris on Fire and Japanese rock opera anime Inuoh Opening, directed by Masaaki Yuasa, and several mid-budget Chinese films. 2002