Shin Ultraman Film Sells 2.62 Million Tickets for 3.9 Billion Yen After 42 Days

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posted connected 2022-06-23 23:22 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

Film's 1st 10 minutes debuts connected YouTube aboriginal contiguous for constricted time

Studio Khara's caller Shin Ultraman (New Ultraman) film has sold 2.62 cardinal tickets for 3.9 cardinal yen (about US$28.92 million) aft 42 days successful the theaters, arsenic of Thursday. To celebrate, TOHO volition stream the film's archetypal 10 minutes and 33 seconds connected YouTube contiguous astatine 8:00 p.m. JST. The watercourse volition beryllium disposable for lone 2 days aft the clip debuts.

The movie debuted astatine #1 successful its archetypal weekend. The movie sold 641,802 tickets to gain 993,410,050 yen (about US$7.68 million) successful its archetypal 3 days.

The movie has the highest-earning debut play for a live-action Japanese movie successful 2022 truthful far.

Shin Ultraman earned 17% much successful its archetypal 3 days than Shin Godzilla did erstwhile it opened successful August 2016. Shin Godzilla sold 564,332 tickets to gain 845,675,500 yen successful its archetypal 3 days.

Shin Ultraman was delayed from its antecedently planned aboriginal summertime 2021 timeframe owed to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Takumi Saitou plays the film's main character, the antheral who tin alteration into Ultraman. Masami Nagasawa is the spouse of the main character. Hidetoshi Nishijima besides stars successful the film.

Shin Godzilla manager Shinji Higuchi and his Higuchi-Gumi squad helmed the project, and Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno was successful complaint of readying and scripts. Kenshi Yonezu performs the film's taxable opus "M87."

Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web

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