One Piece Film Z Grosses 750 Million Yen On First Day at Box Office

Posted on December 15, 2012

Toei Animation, the studio behind One Piece Film Z, has announced the first day box office numbers! According to their data, 600,000 people purchased a ticket to see the movie on December 15th, yielding over 750 million yen (around $9.0 million USD) in sales!

Toei estimates 1 million people in Japan will see the movie this weekend, for a total of 1.3 billion yen (around $15.6 million) in sales.

If that holds true, One Piece: Film Z will eclipse One Piece: Strong World’s opening weekend, which is currently the highest grossing in the series! Debuting in Japanese theaters back on December 12, 2009, One Piece: Strong World took in 1.038 billion yen (around $11.7 million USD) in it’s opening weekend at the box office.

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Source: Yahoo! Japan