Four Studio Ghibli films once again ranked in the top 10 of the Japanese box office. In fact, all the top three movies are Studio Ghibli movies.
On June 26, Studio Ghibli and TOHO launched a campaign to show the studio’s films in 396 theaters in Japan. And once again, Studio Ghibli movies reign the box office.
Spirited Away ranked 1st with total earnings of 93,113,150 Yen for the weekend, and 313,373,950 Yen cumulative in 2020.
Princess Mononoke ranked 2nd with total earnings of 91,000,000 Yen for the weekend and 301,281,400 Yen cumulative.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind ranked 3rd.
Gedo Senki ranked 8th with total earnings of 13,558,000 Yen for the weekend and 51,389,750 yen cumulative.
The 4K remaster of Katsuhiro Otomo‘s Akira anime film dropped from #7 off the top 10. The film still earned 6,787,000 yen (about US$63,200) from Friday to Sunday and 136,544,900 yen (about US$1.27 million) cumulative in 2020. The film opened in 36 Japanese IMAX theaters on April 3.