The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie Crosses 2 Billion Yen In Japanese Box Office

The movie has sold 1.5 million tickets in all till now.

Quintessential Quintuplets

The official twitter account of The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie revealed on July 16, 2022 that the movie’s revenue had exceeded 2 billion yen at the Japanese Box Office.

The movie ranks fifth in the Japanese box office among anime movies that were released in 2022. It was previously ranked at number four, but was overtaken by Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero movie, which hit the 2 billion yen mark on July 11, 2022.

The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie had sold 1.5 million tickets from the day of its release.

A commemorative stage greeting was held to celebrate the feat achieved by the movie. The staff also thanked the fans for their continued support of The Quintessential Quintuplets Movie.

Miko Ito, who voices Miku Nakano in the anime, thanked the fans for coming to the special stage greeting. Ayana Taketatsu who voices Nino Nakano and Yoshitsugu Masuoka who voices Futaro Uesugi were in attendance along with Ito in the stage greeting.

The movie had hit the 1 billion yen mark by selling over 500,000 tickets on June 7, 2022 and sold over 1 million tickets by June 15, 2022, within 26 days of the movie’s release.

It released in Japan on May 20,  debuting at #2 at the Japanese Box office, earning an astonishing 390 million yen (3.06 million USD) with 260,000 attendance on its first 3 days.

The film offered moviegoers a special bonus chapter titled, 122+1, that takes place after the original ending.

From the 2nd week of its premiere, on May 27, 5 types of bonus mini shikishi boards “School Uniform version” were distributed and handed over at random. Each of the shikishi had a newly drawn illustration of the Nakano sisters with their voice actress’s message.

From June 17, the bonus chapter of Quintessential Quintuplets (Volume 14.5) was re-distributed to the moviegoers.

The Quintessential Quintuplets is a manga written and illustrated by Negi Haruba. It was serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine from August 2017 to February 2020. The manga’s chapters have been collected into fourteen tankobon volumes.

The manga received an anime adaptation by Tezuka Productions in 2019. A second season by Bibury Animation Studios followed in 2021. Both seasons had 12 episodes each. The 136-minute long movie serves as the conclusion of the series.

The Quintessential Quintuplets manga won the 43rd Kodansha Manga Awards in 2019.

Source: Twitter

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