Gundam The Origin Key Visual 001 - 20150303Never underestimate the power of Gundam.

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin I Blue-Eyed Casval opened in 13 theaters on Saturday. The feature sold 56,397 in two days, leading to revenues of ¥73,726,200 ($615,546.84 USD). Breaking it down to the “per-screen” basis, the film generated ¥5,671,246 ($47,355.57 USD).

The feature was #7 in overall earnings, and the highest (per-screen) grossing film at the Japanese box office for the weekend.

In North America, Bandai is streaming the first 7 minutes of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin I Blue-Eyed Casval for free on YouTube. The full feature is available for paid streaming on Daisuki in both dubbed and subtitled formats.

Source: Anime News Network