Jujutsu Kaisen 0 announced on Friday, Jan 7, 2022, that the Japanese box office revenue of the movie exceeded 6.7 billion yen (about US$58 million) in 15 days since its release. The film has sold more than 4.9 million tickets.
It is still outpacing last year’s highest-earning film, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time, which earned 6,078,211,750 yen (about US$52.5 million) in its first 21 days.
Additionally, the film’s official website has released a new video promoting the film’s box office success. It includes the ending theme song, “Sakayume” by King Gnu (Contradictory Dream).
The website also announced that the pop-up Jujutsu Kaisen 0 cafés will open from Jan 14 – Mar 27 in Tokyo (Harajuku and Shinjuku), Yokohama, Osaka, and Nagoya.
The movie has surpassed a massive figure of 2.6 billion yen in the first 3 days of its release, making it the second-highest 3 day opening in Japanese box office history.
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. The film also has IMAX screenings.
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 movie opened in Japan on Dec 24, 2021 and attracted an audience of 4,314,027 people.