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"Violet Evergarden: The Movie" sold 390,000 tickets, box office revenue at 559 Million Yen in its first 5 days in Japan
September 23, 2020 at 3:20 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official website of Japan's MANTANWEB reported on Wednesday (Sept. 23), that Kyoto Animation's animated film "Violet Evergarden: The Movie" has sold more than 390,000 tickets as of Tuesday (Sept. 22) since the film's opening in Japanese theaters last September 18 earning a box office revenue amounting to 559 million yen (about US$5.31 million).
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The sales are 76.4% more than the box office revenue for the first 3 days of the previous theatrical side-story film "Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll" which was released last year and recorded a total box office revenue of about 833 million yen.
The "Violet Evergarden: The Movie" film is based on the light novel series by Kana Akatsuki, who won the"5th Kyoto Animation Awards" grand prize. The story follows Violet Evergarden, who once fought as a soldier, and becomes an automatic doll that captures the wishes of her clients and puts them into words, touching the emotions of various clients and understanding the hearts of the people.
The film is yet to release outside Japan.