Apparently, Japan is still rocking the dragon!
Oricon reports that Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ dominated in its opening weekend. The film, which opened 653 screens on April 18, topped weekend ticket sales. It brought in a total of 960,586,350 yen ($8,069,289.26 USD) on 715,727 ticket sales, which averages to about 1342.11 yen ($11.28 USD) per admission.
Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ was the biggest film début of 2015 to date, and the strongest opening for any Dragon Ball Z feature. The film brought in 40.3% more revenue (and about 27.4% more ticket sales) than Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods, which hit theaters in March 2013.
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods, which opened on 328 screens, brought in a total of 2.99 billion yen ($25.13 million USD) in its theatrical run. Toei estimates that Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’ will bring in over 5 billion yen ($42 million USD) in its Japanese theatrical run.
FUNimation holds the North American rights to Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’. The company hosted a première screening of the film in Los Angeles on April 11.
Source: Oricon Style