After an excellent start with raised a billion yen in two weeksBox office revenues for Violet Evergarden's film have plummeted, in part due to the debut of Demon Slayer: Infinity Train. In spite of everything, The film passed the 2 billion yen mark becomes the second most successful of Kyoto Animation.
The news was officially published a few hours ago by the Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun, which confirmed a subtotal of 2.1 billion yen (€ 16.7 million) against 1,450,000 tickets sold. We're a long way from the 26 million tickets Demon Slayer nabbed, however Violet Evergarden's film still grossed around 500 million yen more than expected, a character who made Kyoto animation celebrate.
However, the film has been in theaters for about four months and should be removed before the end of February, if the extensions allow it. After ten weekends in the top 10, the film actually slipped to the lowest positions due to the launch of Pokémon: Coco, Sailor Moon: Eternal, Stand By Me Doraemon 2 and Poupelle of Chimney Town.
For the moment Violet Evergarden's film ranks second at the box office after The Shape of the Voice. and it takes another 200 million yen to become the most profitable Kyoto animated film ever. However, its success is undeniable, especially given the fact that the film was recently rated by the Japanese public as the best of all time in 2020.