[J-Movie] “Gokusen” movie earns half a billion in opening weekend

The highly anticipated “Gokusen: The Movie” opened on 409 screens in Japan this past weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, more than 402,000 fans saw the film in theaters, earning “Gokusen” close to 490 million yen.

According to a statement by distributor Toho on Monday, the movie is projected to gross more than 4 billion yen by the end of its run.

In comparison, the “ROOKIES” movie opened several weeks ago on 428 screens, and it earned over 1.2 billion yen in its first two days.



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