Your Name anime has $1,7M+ Opening Weekend
Your Name, the international anime movie brought in over $1.7 Million USD in its opening weekend in theaters. About 303 theater screens showed the film and it placed 4th of the new releases (13th overall) for films in the United States according to the press release.
"We are thrilled that anime and indie film fans, theatrical exhibitors and critics alike, have all embraced 'Your Name.' and helped deliver such a successful opening weekend," said Michael DuBoise, EVP and COO of Funimation. "The vivid artistry and moving story telling of 'Your Name.' combined with our successful track record and proven expertise in anime marketing and fan engagement on limited event-style theatrical releases, like 'Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection F' and 'Shin Godzilla,' made this opening possible."
Your Name will continue its theatrical release through the month of April 2017. In addition, Canada will add 44 more screens for a special event on April 12 and 26, 2017.