What You Need to Know:
- It seems like Your Name is really doing big numbers wherever it goes, and Funimation Films has announced its North American success as well! It managed to rank 4th among new releases, and 13th overall which is glorious news for anime film director Makoto Shinkai .
- The touching story and beautifully hand-drawn animation of “Your Name.” has captivated mainstream audiences both around the world and now in the U.S. and Canada as well.
- “Your Name.” continues its full-run theatrical release through the month of April. An additional 44 screens will be added in Canada as part of a special event run on April 12 and 26. For more info check out the offiial Your Name website, and follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
Source: Official Funimation Films Press Release
We are thrilled that anime and indie film fans, theatrical exhibitors and critics alike, have all embraced ‘Your Name.’ and helped deliver such a successful opening weekend,” said Michael DuBoise, EVP and COO of Funimation. “The vivid artistry and moving story telling of ‘Your Name.’ combined with our successful track record and proven expertise in anime marketing and fan engagement on limited event-style theatrical releases, like ‘Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F’ and ‘Shin Godzilla,’ made this opening possible.