‘Your Name.’ Is Now the Number 5 Film of All Time in Japan

The first 'Harry Potter' film is currently holding the fourth position.

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your-name-screenshot-04Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime film Your Name. has become the fifth most popular film of all time in Japan. It has currently earned $172,165,960 USD, or ¥19.711 billion, and is the second best-selling film of all time in Japan. Hayao Miyazaki’s film Spirited Away is still the number 1 best selling film of all time in Japan. For Your Name to move up yet another spot, it would have to outperform Disney’s Frozen and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

FUNimation Entertainment dubbed the film into English and is releasing it in North American theaters for an Oscar Award-qualifying run ahead of its public release next year. Madman Entertainment is releasing it in cinemas in Australia and New Zealand.

From November 2014 to September 2017, this author covered as much anime news as possible, and published several dozen reviews of anime and Cartoon Network titles thanks primarily to Madman and Hanabee.

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