Gundam Seed FREEDOM Film Sold 2 Million Tickets In A Month

It was announced on Monday by the staff of the Mobile Suit Gundam Seed FREEDOM film that the movie has now sold a total of 2,075,752 tickets in just a month earning 3,485,058,910 yen (USD $23.16 million).

It was also revealed that participating theaters in Japan will start giving away the sixth batch of gifts to the audience members this coming Friday. Filmgoers will each get a set of “Seed Chara” stickers illustrated by artist As’Maria. Availability until supplies last.

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The Mobile Suit Gundam Seed FREEDOM film is at #2 on its fourth weekend. It sold 160, 104 tickets earning 318, 026, yen ($2.12 million USD) on the mentioned week. Overall, the film has sold 1,869,442 tickets earning 3,126,307,990 yen ($20.84 million USD) so far. The film is currently screening in 353 cinemas in Japan with Dolby, 4DX, MX4D screenings added in early February.

 The film is currently the highest-earning film in the Gundam franchise beating Gundam III: Encounters in Space.

The first top-grossing film in the Gundam franchise is Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space, the third of the compilation film series of the Mobile Suit Gundam TV anime series. The film earned 2.3 billion yen (15.5 million USD) in the box office in 1982.

The Japanese website Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM describes the movie as follows:

“Cosmic Era (C.E.)

An era where a genetically engineered humankind with enhanced brains and strength (Coordinators), and naturally born humankind (Naturals) exist together.

A war had previously raged on between the Coordinator and the Naturals in a clash of ideals in regards to their own self beings

During the time, the Destiny Plan had been brought up which would may have created a world without war, but each individuals would be forcibly given a role to play.

To protect the humanity’s freedom to choose their future and hope, the Destiny Plan was rejected in the battle.

With many sacrifices, the war had ended.

However despite so, conflict and hate between the two humankind still continue to happen throughout the world.”

There is still no word yet as to when the movie will be screening in other regions.

Source: Press Release via ANN

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