Jujutsu Kaisen 0 announced on Monday, Feb 7, 2022, that the Japanese box office revenue of the movie exceeded the 10 billion yen mark on the 43rd day on Friday. The film has sold 7,603,732 tickets for 10,456,322,400 yen (about US$90.6 million) after 45 days since its release on Dec 24, 2022.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 film dethroned Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time, which earned 10.28 billion yen, to become the #1 highest-earning film at the Japanese box office from 2021.
It has surpassed such films as The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time, Toy Story 4, and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest to become the 34th highest-grossing film in Japanese box office history.
To commemorate the occasion MAPPA commented, “Thank you for watching” Jujutsu Kaisen 0 the Movie “. It’s hard to realize the number as 10 billion, but if the audience enjoyed this movie, the employees who created the work and all the creators are very happy. The screening is still going on, so I hope you continue to support “Jujutsu Kaisen 0 the Movie”. Thank you very much. “
In its first three days, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 earned 2,694,128,150 yen (about US$23.5 million) and topped the box office list for the weekend.
There are also IMAX screenings of the film. On March 18, the film will be released in the United States and Canada with English subtitles and an English dub.
Toho, predicted at the stage greeting on the first day of Jujutsu Kaisen 0 that it was certain that the revenue would exceed 10 billion yen and that “the final result will be unpredictable.”
The film’s audience members each received a “Jujutsu Kaisen #0.5 Tokyo Prefectural Jujutsu High School” booklet, while supplies last. Theaters are distributing 5 million booklets.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie opened in Japan on Dec 24, 2021 and attracted an audience of 4,314,027 people.
Megumi Ogata voiced the main character Yuta Okkotsu, and Kana Hanazawa voiced the character Rika Orimoto.