Direct quote from ICv2 News =P

“Opening in limited release in just 35 theaters Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle earned an estimated $401,000 thanks to a per theater average of $11,138 second only to Mr. & Mrs. Smith’s. Next weekend Howl’s expands to 200 theaters and it should be interesting to see if it can maintain a strong per theater average.”

… and since we’re on the subject, here’s news regarding the Z Gundam movie from Gunota Headlines:

“Zeta week 3 box office
Heirs To The Stars ranked #7 this past weekend, now having made 553 million yen to date (about 50% of its predicted final box office tally).”

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