Already after ‘Your Name’, we were going to expect anything that makoto shinkai was taken out of the sleeve with a tremendous desire. And although ‘Suzume’ had the bar Altísimo has done nothing but sweep since it premiered in Japan.
Apart from breaking box office records, it has also broken a small curse and has become the first anime film to participate in the Berlin Film Festival in about twenty years. This is how his international career began in style, and it finally opens this week in a good handful of countries including Spain.
Passing Luffy from the left
Last summer, ‘One Piece Film Red’ was released with an overwhelming energy that took it almost to the top of the anime blockbuster top and even surpassed Studio Ghibli’s ‘Howl’s Moving Castle’.
The reign has not lasted long for Luffy and his crew, because ‘Suzume’ has already managed to overtake them and stand in fourth place on the list of highest-grossing anime films in history with its $256.18 million raised so far. In China it has managed to enter 104.89 million, being the first Japanese film to achieve this figure, and Shinkai’s film has also done well in Taiwan and South Korea.
However, ‘suzume‘ begins to arrive in the West this week, with premieres for Europe, Latin America and the United States, and specifically in Spain we will be able to see it from April 14th. For now ‘Super Mario Bros: The Movie’ has eaten the rest of the competitors and it is very possible that ‘Suzume’ cannot compete with the Nintendo plumbers… Now thenadd will keep addingand with the possibility of being able to continue climbing positions in the list.
The top 3 right now is made up of ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba: Infinite Train’ with 507.07 million dollars raised, then comes ‘Spirited Away’ with a total of 395.58 million and is followed by ‘Your Name’ with 383, 23 million. And seeing all that is still ahead of ‘Suzume’ in theaters, the same It must not be ruled out that Makoto Shinkai ends up surpassing himself.
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