Diversion news site Cinema Today provided details regarding Monday that the Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Senkō no Hathaway) anime film procured 523,943,800 yen (about US$4.77 million) in its initial three days in the cinematic world. It sold 259,074 tickets since opening on 215 screens on Friday, June 11.
Gundam: Hathaway procured more than 190 million yen (about US$1.7 million) in its first day, or 337% what Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative acquired on its first day in 2018. Gundam: Hathaway then, at that point acquired 330,656,900 yen (about US$3.01 million) on Saturday and Sunday to rank #1 by all-out yen procured (and #3 by the quantity of tickets sold) at Japan’s weekend film industry. On those two days, it gathered a high for each screen normal of 1,537,939 yen (about US$14,000).
The most noteworthy acquiring Gundam film so far is 1982’s Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space, which procured 2.3 billion yen. Film Today projects that Gundam: Hathaway’s solid beginning could lead it to beating the establishment record.
The Gundam: Hathaway film opened in Japan on Friday after beforehand being postponed multiple times. The film was initially scheduled to open in Japan in July 2020, yet was postponed because of COVID-19. The film was deferred in April from May 7 to May 21, and was then postponed again last month because of the all-inclusive highly sensitive situation proclaimed in Japan. The present status of crisis is planned to go on until June 20.
The film was initially wanted to play in 214 theaters, an establishment record high. A few venues are screening the film in 4D and Dolby Cinema. Dolby Cinemas are additionally screening the initial 15 minutes and 53 seconds of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack before the film. The film’s restricted version Blu-beam Disk went at a bargain on June 11.