Toho’s “Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare” led the Japanese box office during the ‘Golden Week’ weekend. Earning $5.3 million from 490,000 admissions for the April 30-May 1 weekend, the local animated franchise picture now has a cumulative of $34 million.
Disney’s “Zootopia” was a strong second. Its scored $4.8 million, represented a 35% gain over the figure for the previous frame.
Another Disney release, “Captain America: Civil War,” opened at number three. While it failed to take the number one spot that it has claimed in many other territories, the film opened well. It opened on 613 screens, and made $4.2 million, more than twice the opening score of 2014 “Captain America: Winter Soldier.” “Civil War” is expected to finish with nearly $23 million.