Japan Box Office: Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions Slips to No. 9May 3, 2016 at 12:00 am | Posted in Japanese, The Dark Side of Dimensions, Yu-Gi-Oh! | 9 Comments
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After premiering in Japan at number 6 during the weekend of April 23 and 24, Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions took a small tumble during the week of April 23 through 29, coming in at number 7 in the weekly ranking. The movie settled in at number 9 this past weekend.
The top 10 movies for the weekend of April 30 through May 1 are as follows. (In parentheses are the number of theaters showing the film / number of weeks in theaters.)
- Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare (348 / 3)
- Zootopia (347 / 2)
- Captain America: Civil War (336 / Debut)
- Crayon Shin-chan: Fast Asleep! The Large Attack on the Dreaming World! (339 / 3)
- Chihayafuru: The Last Verse (293 / Debut)
- I Am Hero (282 / 2)
- Terra Formars (326 / Debut)
- The Revenant (341 / 2)
- Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions (137 / 2)
- Assassination Classroom: Graduation (318 / 6)
Producers of The Dark Side of Dimensions, perhaps keen on jump-starting attendance as the movie enters its second week in theaters, put out a press release on April 29 revealing several characters from the original Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters anime who make cameo appearances in the movie. (Sorry but you’ll have to look elsewhere for these spoilers.) Will this nostalgia baiting entice older fans of the series to visit the theater?