The Boy and The Heron: 3-Day Opening US Weekend

Grossed a strong $13 million during its 3-day opening weekend in the US running in 2205 theatres. 

The Boy and The Heron us box office

First foreign original animation to claim the #1 spot on a 3-day opening weekend in the US market.

Sets new Anime Records:

Biggest 3-day weekend ever for an original anime, surpassing Ghibli's, who has also produced 'The Boy and the Heron', The Secret World of Arrietty's $6.4 million.

Thursday previews contributed $2.4 million. Friday earnings were $3.2 million. Saturday saw a significant increase with $4 million, and Sunday's gross came at $3.3 million.

Opening Weekend Breakdown:

Top 10 Anime 3-Day Weekends:

1. Pokémon: The First Movie

$31 million

2. Demon Slayer: Mugen Train

$21.2 million

3. Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero

$21.1 million

4. Pokémon: The Movie 2000

$19.6 million

5. Jujutsu Kaisen 0

$18 million

6. The Boy and The Heron

$13 million

7. Dragon Ball Super: Broly

$9.8 million

8. Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie

$9.5 million

9. One Piece Film: Red

$9.3 million

10. Pokémon 3: The Movie

$8.2 million