Japan Box Office: ‘Tomorrowland’ Trumps ‘Mockingjay’

Tomorrowland
Courtesy of Disney

TOKYO – Bowing on 643 screens, Disney’s “Tomorrowland” triumphed at the Japanese box office over the June 6-7 weekend. In its first two days the film earned JPY2.11 million on 190,000 admissions to claim the number one slot.

Debuting at number two was “Prophecy,” Yoshihiro Nakamura’s adaptation of Tetsuya Tsutsui’s best-selling comic about a collective of marginalized men who right social wrongs with criminal acts. Opening on 321 screens, the Toho film took JPY1.59 million on 145,000 admissions.

At number four, Disney’s “Cinderella” solidified its hit status, running its collective total to JPY41.5 million on 4.15 million admissions.

The only other Hollywood film to debut in the top ten, at number eight, was “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1,” distributed by Kadokawa. Its three-day total was 8% higher than that of the previous installment, “Catching Fire.”

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  1. “earned JPY2.11 million on 190,000 admissions”

    Someone needs their coffee before you post a syndicated article. In USD, that would mean an average ticket in Japan costs 9 US pennies. The use of Yen is incorrect, those are US dollar amounts.

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