Laid Back Camp or Yuru Camp anime movie has earned 1 billion yen at the Japanese Box Office. It sold 690,000 tickets.
The movie was released on July 1 and earned 219 million yen on its first day. It earned 350 million yen in its first 3 days.
The movie is distributed by Shochiku and contains the original characters from the anime albeit grown up.
The official staff of the movie recently uploaded a celebratory video for creating a footfall of 650,000 on their Twitter handle.
The movie is a sequel to the Laid-Back Camp anime and it is described as:
Rin Shima left her hometown of Yamanashi, got a job at a small publishing company in Nagoya, and lived alone. One weekend, when she was planning a tour, her high school friend Chiaki Ogaki suddenly sent a message. “I’m in Nagoya now”.
Chiaki, who works for the Tourism Promotion Organization in Yamanashi, was in charge of the redevelopment plan for the facility that was closed a few years ago.
“If it’s such a large site, we can use it as a campsite.” Chiaki was moved from such a casual word from Rin.
Nadeshiko Kakamigahara working at an outdoor store in Tokyo, Aoi Inuyama who became an elementary school teacher in Yamanashi, and Ena Saito working at a trimming salon in Yokohama, former campsite friends gather and the campsite development plan starts.
Laid-Back Camp, also known in Japan as Yuru Camp, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Afro. The manga was first serialized in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Forward magazine from July 2015 to February 2019 until it was transferred to the publisher’s website and app for manga called Comic Fuz.
The manga’s chapters have been collected in thirteen tankobon volumes. The manga is licensed in North America by Yen Press.
An anime television series adaptation by C-Station aired in Japan from January to March 2018; the anime was co-financed and licensed by Crunchyroll. A short anime spin-off, titled Room Camp, aired from January to March 2020.
A live-action drama series aired in Japan from January to March 2020, and a second drama season aired from April to June of 2021. A second anime season aired from January to April 2021.
The official website for the TV anime Laid-Back Camp Δ revealed its first trailer on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, featuring grown-up Nadeshiko, Rin, Chiaki, Aoi, and Ena reuniting to construct a campsite. The trailer revealed the opening and ending themes as well as the plot of the movie.
The opening song was performed by Asaka titled “Sun Is Coming Up,” while Eri Sasaki performed the ending theme, “Mimosa”. The Movie “Yurucamp △” Original Soundtrack was released on June 29.
The character designs for the five campers are as follows:
Furthermore, a pre-screening and stage greetings were held on June 19 at Shinjuku Piccadilly, Tokyo. It was broadcasted at 15 theatres nationwide for live viewing.
Four main cast members namely Nadeshiko (Yumiri Hanamori), Rin (Nao Toyama), Chiaki (Sayuri Hara), and Aoi (Aki Toyosaki) were in attendance.
Filmgoers would receive a special 24-page volume 13.5 of the manga by original author Afro titled “Rin to Nadeshiko no Inagako Haru Camp“ (Rin and Nadeshiko’s Spring Camp at Inaga Lake).
C-Station Studios animated the film which is directed by Yoshiaki Kyougoku. Character designs are handled by Mutsumi Sasaki, while the screenplay is written by Mutsumi Ito and Jin Tanaka.
Source: Mantan Web