Record-Breaking Performance of Studio Ghibli's The Boy and the Heron in the US

The film grossed $1.3 million on Wednesday, screened in 2,205 theaters, with a -10.6% drop from Tuesday.

The Boy and the Heron at US Box Office:

Biggest Wednesday ever for original anime. Ranks as the 4th biggest Wednesday for any anime film in the US, beating Jujutsu Kaisen 0's $1.2M.

Anime Records Broken:

The anime movie is set to cross $19M mark at the US Box Office on Thursday, beating Pokemon 3's $19.1M to become the 9th highest-grossing anime of all time in the US.

Total Gross So Far and What's Next:

The star-studded voice cast for Hayao Miyazaki's 'The Boy And The Heron' features, Christian Bale, Dave Bautista, Gemma Chan, Willem Dafoe, Karen Fukuhara, Mark Hamill, Robert Pattinson, and Florence Pugh.

Cast of The Boy and The Heron: