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Bakemono no ko (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $490,643Details
International Box Office $2,347,497Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,838,140
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $64,612 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $872,246 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $936,858
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, stumbles into a fantastic world of beasts, he’s taken in by Kumatetsu, a gruff, rough-around-the-edges warrior beast who’s been searching for the perfect apprentice. Despite their constant bickering, Kyuta and Kumatetsu begin training together and slowly form a bond as surrogate father and son. But when a deep darkness threatens to throw the human and beast worlds into chaos, the strong bond between this unlikely pair will be put to the ultimate test—a final showdown that will only be won if the two can finally work together using all of their combined strength and courage.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Certified Fresh
Audience
88% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 4th, 2016 (Limited) by FUNimation, released as The Boy and the Beast
International Releases: November 25th, 2015 (Wide) (South Korea)
December 4th, 2015 (Wide) (Taiwan)
December 24th, 2015 (Wide) (Thailand)
December 31st, 2015 (Wide) (Hong Kong)
January 13th, 2016 (Wide) (France)
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Video Release: June 7th, 2016 by Funimation Productions, released as The Boy and the Beast
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violence and language.
(Rating bulletin 2410 (Cert 50236), 2/3/2016)
Running Time: 119 minutes
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Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Hand Animation
Creative Type:Kids Fiction
Production Companies: Studio Chizu, Nippon Television Network
Production Countries: Japan

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,969 $73,739 Mar 11, 2016 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,222 $274,247 Mar 4, 2016 3

Cast

   Young Kyuta
   Kumatetsu
Shota Sometani    Teen Kyuta
Suzu Hirose    Kaede
Sumire Morohoshi    Chico
Yo Oizumi    Tatara
Kazuhiro Yamaji    Iozen
Mamoru Miyano    Teen Ichirohiko
Haru Kuroki    Young Ichirohiko
Kappei Yamaguchi    Teen Jiromaru

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Mamoru Hosoda
Producer    Daisuke Kadoya
Producer    Seiji Okuda
Producer    Yuichiro Sato
Editor    Shigeru Nishiyama
Composer    Masakatsu Takagi
Director of Photography    Takashi Omori
Director of Photography    Yohei Takamatsu
Director of Photography    Yoichi Nishikawa

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March 9th, 2016

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Limited and VOD Releases: King of Limited Release

March 4th, 2016

Knight of Cups

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/03/04 29 $274,247   122 $2,248   $274,247 3
2016/03/11 46 $73,739 -73% 86 $857   $446,142 10

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/03/04 - $103,104   123 $838   $103,104 1
2016/03/05 - $97,597 -5% 122 $800   $200,701 2
2016/03/06 - $73,546 -25% 122 $603   $274,247 3
2016/03/07 - $24,654 -66% 119 $207   $298,901 4

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/03/04 28 $372,403   122 $3,052   $372,403 7
2016/03/11 46 $111,103 -70% 62 $1,792   $483,506 14
2016/03/18 88 $6,251 -94% 5 $1,250   $489,757 21
2016/03/25 101 $886 -86% 1 $886   $490,643 28

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 3/4/2016 $66,083 41 41 55 $98,494 6/9/2016
France 1/13/2016 $308,416 162 162 162 $308,416 6/9/2016
Hong Kong 12/31/2015 $0 0 5 8 $47,207 6/9/2016
Hungary 1/14/2016 $4,833 10 10 10 $6,617 1/20/2016
Iraq 3/31/2016 $0 0 3 4 $1,359 4/19/2016
Kuwait 3/31/2016 $0 0 7 7 $15,682 4/12/2016
Lebanon 3/31/2016 $2,257 6 6 6 $2,257 4/5/2016
New Zealand 3/4/2016 $12,134 13 13 21 $14,868 6/9/2016
Oman 3/31/2016 $0 0 1 1 $218 4/12/2016
Portugal 3/24/2016 $0 0 2 2 $700 6/9/2016
South Korea 11/25/2015 $532,283 363 363 749 $1,368,394 12/23/2015
Spain 4/22/2016 $0 0 15 15 $36,922 6/9/2016
Taiwan 12/4/2015 $0 0 2 5 $400,801 6/9/2016
Thailand 12/24/2015 $6,376 10 10 15 $14,311 6/9/2016
United Arab Emirates 3/31/2016 $0 0 18 20 $31,251 4/19/2016
 
International Total$2,347,497 6/9/2016

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/12/20161111,934 11,934$354,931$354,9311

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