Gundam: Hathaway Film Earns Over 2.2 Billion Yen in Japanese Box Office

uploaded on 2021-10-11 19:23 UTC-8 by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Senkō no Hathaway) anime movie has actually made a cumulative total amount of 2,209,628,200 yen (regarding US$ 19.57 million) in the Japanese ticket office since Sunday. The film has actually sold 1,088,061 tickets.

The 1982 Mobile Match Gundam III: Experiences precede anime film holds the record for highest Japanese box office income with an overall of regarding 2.3 billion yen (about US$ 21 million).

The film is the first Gundam movie considering that 1988’s Mobile Match Gundam: Char’s Counterattack to cover the 1 billion yen mark.

The film marketed 259,074 tickets for 523,943,800 yen (concerning US$ 4.77 million) in its very first 3 days at package office. It placed at # 3 (in regards to tickets sold) in its opening weekend.

The movie opened up in Japan on June 11, after previously being postponed 3 times. The flick was initially slated to open up in Japan in July 2020, but was delayed due to COVID-19. The film was delayed in April from May 7 to May 21, as well as was then postponed once again due to the extensive state of emergency stated in Japan.

Netflix united state began solely streaming the movie on July 1.

The movie task will certainly be a trilogy, and the 2nd part has a functioning title of Kidō Senshi Gundam: Senkō no Hathaway: San of Bright. The movie’s producer Naohiro Ogata specified that the Japanese katakana personalities “San” (サン) can be checked out as “sun” or “child.” The film’s primary personality Hathaway Noa is the son of the personality Bright Noa. Ogata mentioned the 2nd part will certainly have some differences from Yoshiyuki Tomino’s initial unique series.