Japan's 2006 Box Office Gross: Pokemon Ranger Movie Comes in 7th!
In Japan's 2006 box office gross list, "Pokemon Ranger and the Prince of the Sea" came in 7th place. Of course, Pokemon is no stranger to be one of the top ten movies in Japan. In 2004, "Pokemon: Destiny Deoxys" was the 4th highest grossing flim. And in 2005, "Lucario and the Mystery of Mew" was the 2nd highest grossing film.
Japan's Top 10 Grossing Films - Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan, Inc.
1. TALES FROM EARTHSEA (July, 7.65 billion yen, TOHO)
2. Test of Trust UMIZARU 2 (May, 7.10 billion yen, TOHO)
3. SUITE HOTEL (Jan, 6.08 billion yen, TOHO)
4. JAPAN SINKING (July, 5.34 billion yen, TOHO)
5. DEATH NOTE the Last name (November, 5.20 billion yen, WB)
6. YAMATO (December '05, 5.09 billion yen, TOEI)
7. Pokemon Pokemon Ranger to umi no ouji MANAPHY (July, 3.40 billion yen, TOHO)
8. DORAEMON AND THE LITTLE DINOSAUR (March, 3.28 billion yen, TOHO)
9. NADA SOU SOU - Tear for You (September, 3.10 billion yen, TOHO)
10. DETECTIVE CONAN - The Private Eyes Requiem (April, 3.03 billion yen, TOHO)
To view the the complete list of Japan's top grossing movie list (movies exceeding 1 billion Yen), go to the official Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan's website: http://www.eiren.org/boxoffice_e/index.html
Pokemon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea on DVD will be released in the US on April 3, 2007.
Pokemon: Destiny Deoxys
Lucario and the Mystery of Mew
Pokemon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea
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