What You Need to Know:
- Sunao Katabuchi's highly anticipated anime movie adaptation of Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni (In This Corner of the World) premiered in Japan on November 12.
- On its opening weekend, Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni earned 4,7042,090 yen (435,190 USD), which places places it at number 10 on Japan's all-time list. It also became #1 in public rankings after its premiere, the second most trending topic on Twiter, and number 1 on Filmarks and Pia Cinema's opening day satisfaction ranking.
- Kono Sekai no Katasumi ni also received The Hiroshima Peace Film at 2016's Hiroshima International Peace Festival.
Source: Animate Times
Yayy! I'm happy to see it's starting off so well.
I'm glad Kimi no Na wa has helped anime film to do so well!
Definitely. But its crowdfunding was also very successful. Give it some credit!