The Boy and The Heron Stays No.1 at US Box Office For Whole Week

Anime original 'The Boy And The Heron' by Studio Ghibli makes history at US BoxOffice, staying Number.1 for the week.

Thursday's earnings: $979k across 2,205 theaters, -25.3% from Wednesday.

Sets record for biggest Thursday for original anime, beating 'The Secret World of Arrietty’s' $444k.

Cumulative gross: $18M, surpassing 'Pokemon 3’s $17.1M, now the 9th highest-grossing anime in the US market ever.

Tonight, expected to surpass the lifetime gross of 'The Secret World Of Arrietty’s' $19.2M and 'Yu Gi Oh The Movie’s' $19.8M.

The film is predicted to become the highest-grossing original anime ever and 7th highest-grossing anime at the US Box Office.