Rurouni Kenshin Box Office Report
Kyoto Taika Hen (Kyoto Inferno) premieres at number 1 in Japan and the Philippines
Want to know if we have a chance of getting a Jinchuu live action movie? Here’s how Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto Taika Hen (Kyoto Inferno) fared in its domestic and international premieres:
Kyoto Taika Hen opened in Japanese theaters on August 1, 2014 and earned a total of 592,235,030 Yen (5,761,854 USD) on its opening weekend. The movie got a total of 822,734,430 Yen (8,004,383 USD) on its first week.
As of this writing, Rurouni Kenshin Kyoto Taika Hen has earned 31,210,644 USD in Japan. According to ANN, it now holds the record for having the Best Opening Among 2014 Japanese Live-Action Films.
The movie also opened at number one in the Philippines. The film, which began screening in Philippine theaters on August 20, 2014, earned Php7.3M (approximately 166,362.91 USD) on its first day. According to Warner Bros. Philippines, this is almost triple the results of the first Rurouni Kenshin movie.
Kyoto Taika Hen now holds the record for having the Biggest Opening Day for a Japanese Film and Biggest Opening Day for a Foreign Language Film in the Philippines. The previous record was set by the first Rurouni Kenshin film in 2012.
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