Kamen Rider Build and Lupinranger vs Patranger Movie See Five Year High
This summer’s Kamen Rider Build/Lupinranger vs Patranger double-bill has hit a five year high gross for summer releases.
It has been revealed that the movies Kamen Rider Build: Be the One and Kaitou Sentai Lupinranger vs Keisatsu Sentai Patranger en film, that were released on August 4th, have surpassed 1 billion yen in ticket sales.
This is the first time this figure has been achieved by a summer Kamen Rider/Super Sentai double-bill in five years. Kamen Rider Heisei Generations FINAL Build and Ex-Aid with Legend Riders was released last year and sold 1.28 billion yen in ticket sales, roughly 11.4 million USD. The last summer film to achieve this was Kamen Rider Wizard in Magic Land and Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger Gabruincho of Music, which brought in 1.23 billion yen in ticket sales, roughly 10 million USD.
Source: Cinema Today
September 23, 2018 at 1:49 am
Fyi, I believe your yen totals in the last paragraph are off by a magnitude of ten, which ends up making the rest of the article pretty confusing. Great news though.
September 24, 2018 at 11:14 am
That they were! Appreciate the notification!