2024 Events: Ventura County Fairgrounds - Ventura, CA • Sept 28-29 Tucson Expo Center - Tucson, AZ • Oct 19-20
Riders Field - Dallas, TX • June 29
Ventura County Fairgrounds - Ventura, CA • Sept 28-29
Tucson Expo Center - Tucson, AZ • Oct 19-20

Latest News

BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi- Film Earns US$1.04 Million in 1st U.S. Weekend

BlueLock -Episode Nagi- Film Earns $1.04 Million in First U.S. Weekend – Anime

BlueLock -Episode Nagi- Film Overview


The anime film adaptation of Kōta Sannomiya‘s BLUELOCK -Episode Nagi- spinoff from Muneyuki Kaneshiro and Yūsuke Nomura‘s Blue Lock soccer manga debuted at #13 at the U.S. box office, earning US$1,043,969 over the weekend. It grossed US$512,987 on Friday, $294,418 on Saturday, and $236,564 on Sunday.

Crunchyroll released the film in the United States on Friday, June 28.

The film premiered in Japan on April 19, with screenings in IMAX, MX4D, and 4DX, as well as standard formats.

In its first three days in Japan, the film sold 337,000 tickets, earning 463 million yen (about US$2.99 million), and ranked #2 at the Japanese box office in its opening weekend. As of June 9, the film has accumulated a total of 1,749,988,280 yen (about US$11.12 million).

The film stars:

The film includes the original cast and staff members. The television anime’s assistant director Shunsuke Ishikawa directed the film at 8-Bit. Taku Kishimoto (Haikyu!!, Silver Spoon, 2019 Fruits Basket) supervised and wrote the series scripts, with Kaneshiro supervising the story. Nomura is credited as the character designer, and Jun Murayama composed the music. Nissy and SKY-HI perform the theme song “Stormy.”

The spinoff manga centers on Seishirō Nagi before he enters the Blue Lock facility.

The success in the U.S. market mirrors its Japanese reception, where the film became a blockbuster hit upon its release. Fans praised its faithful adaptation of the spinoff manga, particularly its depiction of Seishirō Nagi’s journey before Blue Lock.

Source link

Join us in Ventura California for Anime Wonder 2024 https://animewonderfest.com/anime-wonder-2024-ventura-california/



Be the first for the latest updates on events, giveaways, and announcements!