2022 was an enormous yr for all issues anime, with new collection together with Spy x Household, Lycoris Recoil, Chainsaw Man, and Blue Lock main the cost whereas acquainted favorites equivalent to My Hero Academia, Mob Psycho 100, Cell Go well with Gundam, and Bleach all hitting the small display screen. When it got here to the silver display screen, anime films grew to become hits not simply in Japan however around the globe, with sure movies pulling in lots of of tens of millions of {dollars} in income. Now, Japan has tallied the receipts and revealed the most important anime films launched within the Eastern nation.

Whereas no anime film launched this yr was capable of overtake Demon Slayer: Mugen Practice, the Shonen movie that has turn out to be the highest anime movie of all time, there have been nonetheless loads of heavy hitters within the bunch. With anime’s recognition persevering with to rise, extra films are making their solution to worldwide releases, with this yr seeing the likes of One Piece: Crimson, Dragon Ball Tremendous: Tremendous Hero, and extra having theatrical runs within the West that helped to pad their already spectacular field workplace takes. Because it stands, a number of the acquainted Shonen collection have but to disclose if they’re going to have a brand new film dropping in 2023, although collection equivalent to Black Clover, Overlord, and Digimon Journey can be dropping new movies.

Anime Motion pictures Make Financial institution

The highest ten record of the best money-making anime films in Japan reads as such:


  1. One Piece Movie Crimson: 18.78 billion yen (about US$141.6 million)
  2. Jujutsu Kaisen 0: 13.8 billion yen (about US$104.1 million)
  3. Suzume no Tojimari: 10.0 billion yen (about US$75.4 million)
  4. Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween: 9.78 billion yen (about US$73.8 million)
  5. Kingdom 2: Haruka Naru Daichie: 5.16 billion yen (about US$38.9 million)
  6. Shin Ultraman: 4.44 billion yen (about US$33.5 million)
  7. 99.9 Keiji Senmon Bengoshi The Film: 3.01 billion yen (about US$22.7 million)
  8. Yomei 10-nen: 3.0 billion yen (about US$22.6 million)
  9. Chinmoku no Parade: 2.97 billion yen (US$22.4 million)
  10. Confidence Man JP Eiy?hen: 2.89 billion yen (about US$21.8 million)

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Through ANN