Detective Pikachu - 3rd Place in its First Weekend in Theaters in Japan
Pokémon Detective Pikachu was released in Japanese theaters on May 3rd, 2019 and it made 457 million yen on 317,000 ticket sales for Saturday and Sunday. For the entire 4 day weekend, it brought in 948 million yen (approximately $8.6 million USD) on 676,000 ticket sales. This was enough for it to place 3rd in box office sales for that weekend behind Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire and Avengers: Endgame.
Ticket Sales - Weekend of May 4th, 2019 to May 5th, 2019:
|Movie Title||Distributor||Theaters||Weeks in
|1||2||Detective Conan: The Fist of Blue Sapphire||Toho||363||4|
|3||-||Pokémon Detective Pikachu||Toho / Warner Brothers||349||1|