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The table below lists a yearly breakdown of information about movies produced by production companies based in Japan. The Share is a percentage based on total worldwide box office of the movies produced by production companies in this country relative to the combined worldwide box office of all movies in the listed year. Please note that movies that are co-produced by different countries count for the share of each country, and the production country information in our database is incomplete. These factors will typically cause the share percentages in a specific year not to add up to 100%. Click on the year number for a list of all the films released that year. Click on the movie name to see information on the individual film.

Note: Since we are still actively researching production countries, we consider this chart to be in beta mode. While we make every effort to collect all available data, there are inevitably omissions and errors. Please help us by sending corrections to corrections@the-numbers.com.

Release
Year
Total
Produced
Movies
Average
Production
Budget
Total Worldwide
Box Office
ShareTop-Grossing Movie
2019 1        
2018 28   $23,838,065 0.280% Detective Conan: Jolly Roger in Deep Azure
2017 83   $525,865,888 1.454% Yao Mao Zhuan
2016 68   $588,962,177 1.671% Kimi no na wa
2015 33 $5,500,000 $262,551,558 0.769% Stand By Me Doraemon
2014 20   $26,387,375 0.092% Shingeki no kyojin endo obu za wârudo
2013 35 $21,000,000 $516,279,849 1.731% Kaze Tachinu
2012 35 $23,000,000 $943,013,141 3.005% Kari gurashi no Arietti
2011 45 $6,000,000 $515,111,341 1.879% Gekijouban Pokketo monsutâ Besuto wisshu: Pikutini to kuroku eiyuu Zekuromu
2010 4 $85,000,000 $116,315,822 0.459% Gedo Senki (Tales from Earthsea)
2009 27 $34,000,000 $659,817,593 2.512% Gake no ue no Ponyo
2008 44 $27,500,000 $580,513,814 2.423% Hana yori dango: Fainaru
2007 36   $441,311,698 1.900% Hero
2006 18 $41,000,000 $461,146,479 2.298% Babel
2005 7 $24,000,000 $348,949,437 1.891% Hauru no ugoku shiro
2004 6 $20,000,000 $69,582,131 0.368% Zatoichi
2003 9   $1,301,787 0.007% Pokemon Heroes
2002 5 $17,000,000 $304,412,997 1.785% Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi
2001 4 $3,670,000 $68,677,085 0.455% Pokemon 3: The Movie
2000 3 $15,500,000 $144,182,551 1.077% Pokemon 2000
1999 4 $25,000,000 $315,073,394 2.343% Pokemon: The First Movie
1998 2 $11,900,000 $450,396 0.004% Fireworks
1997 1   $9,676,677 0.076% Shall We Dance?
1996 3   $443,579 0.004% Kôkaku kidôtai
1995 4   $15,401,743 0.158% Smoke
1994 2 $40,000,000 $211,429,296 2.412% Frankenstein
1992 1   $1,368,210 0.020% Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland
1991 2   $1,581,618 0.026% Ju Dou
1990 2   $29,348,789 0.442% Memphis Belle
1989 2   $13,349,107 0.233% Koneko monogatari
1987 2 $2,300,000      
1985 4   $7,266,667 0.191% Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer
1983 1   $2,306,560 0.071% Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence
1980 1   $4,000,000 0.139% Kagemusha
1971 1        
1969 1        
1961 1        
1959 1        
1957 1        
1956 2 $500,000 $271,736 0.101% Shichinin no samurai
1955 1        
1954 3   $13,051 0.006% Anatahan
1953 1   $37,658 0.016% Tokyo monogatari
1951 1   $96,568 0.089% Rashomon
1949 2   $28,902 0.035% Nora Inu
1939 1   $6,115 0.001% Zangiku monogatari

The table below shows the highest-grossing movie that begins with each letter of the alphabet produced by Japan production companies, including co-productions involving other countries. Click on the name of the film to go to its page, or click on the letter at the beginning of each row for a list of all the movies beginning with that letter.

IndexRelease YearMovieCo-Producing
Countries
Production
Budget
Total Worldwide
Box Office
Trailer
2 2017 22 nenme no Kokuhaku: Watashi ga Satsujinhan desu Japan   $2,800,000  
8 2016 808 Belgium,
Finland,
Japan,
United Kingdom,
United States
  $0  
A 2012 Always 3 Chome no yuhi '64 3 Japan   $36,119,625  
B 2006 Babel Japan,
Mexico,
Morocco,
United States
$20,000,000 $132,121,212  
C 2009 Chi Bi Juezhan Tianxia China,
Hong Kong,
Japan,
Republic of Korea,
Taiwan, Province of China
  $30,500,000  
D 2015 Doragon bôru Z: Fukkatsu no 'F' Japan   $58,408,363  
E 2013 Eien No 0 Japan   $64,071,217  
F 1994 Frankenstein Japan,
United Kingdom,
United States
$45,000,000 $112,006,296  
G 2009 Gake no ue no Ponyo Japan $34,000,000 $205,312,666  
H 2005 Hauru no ugoku shiro Japan $24,000,000 $237,814,327  
I 2008 Inu to watashi no 10 no yakusoku Japan   $7,220,517  
J 2011 Jûsan-nin no shikaku Japan,
United Kingdom
$6,000,000 $18,727,440  
K 2016 Kimi no na wa Japan   $342,883,372  
L 1992 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Japan   $1,368,210  
M 1999 Mononoke-hime Japan $20,000,000 $150,350,000  
N 2005 Negotiator (Bayside Shakedown 3) Japan   $38,000,000  
O 2012 One Piece Film Z Japan   $70,569,231  
P 1999 Pokemon: The First Movie Japan $30,000,000 $163,644,662  
Q 2006 Qian li zou dan qi China,
Hong Kong,
Japan
  $252,325  
R 2009 Rookies Japan   $85,405,510  
S 2002 Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi Japan $19,000,000 $274,949,886  
T 2012 Thermae Romae Japan   $75,387,554  
U 2006 Umizaru 2: Limit of Love Japan   $61,600,000  
V 2008 Vexville Japan   $4,070  
W 2012 Wan Pīsu Firumu: Zetto Japan   $72,028,342  
Y 2017 Yao Mao Zhuan China,
Hong Kong,
Japan
  $82,287,965  
Z 2008 Za majikku awâ Japan   $32,813,807  
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