Box office revenue for Makoto Shinkai’s latest Animated film, Suzume no Tojimari in its first 17 days has hit 6,260,000,000 yen (≈45.15 million USD), a further increase of about 4,400,000,000 yen (≈32 million USD) from the 1,884,215,620 yen (≈13.66 million USD) in box office revenue it made in its first 3 days. The number of people who have watched the film has also climbed from 1,330,000 people in its first 3 days to 4,600,000 people.
The film was released on November 11, 2022, available nationwide Japan across 420 theatres.
Directed and written by Makoto Shinkai, the film is also voiced by Nanoka Hara as Suzume Iwato and Hokuto Matsumura as Souta Munakata. Japanese rock band, Radwimps also made its return, performing the film’s theme song, Suzume alongside singer Toaka.
Anime News Network describes the work as follows:
On the other side of the door, was time in its entirety—
17-year-old Suzume’s journey begins in a quiet town in Kyushu when she encounters a young man who tells her, “I’m looking for a door.” What Suzume finds is a single weathered door standing upright in the midst of ruins as though it was shielded from whatever catastrophe struck. Seemingly mesmerized by its power, Suzume reaches for the knob…
Doors begin to open one after another all across Japan, unleashing destruction upon any who are near. Suzume must close these portals to prevent further disaster.
The morning sky
Within that realm, it was as though all time had melted together in the sky—
Drawn in by this mysterious door, Suzume’s journey is about to begin.
Theme Song (Suzume feat. Toaka)
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All currency conversion was done at the time of writing.
Oricon (First 17 days)
Eiga (First 3 days)
Nikkan Sports (First 3 days)
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