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Grossed over 5 billion yen
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With the end of 2007, the top grossing films at the Japanese box office has been revealed. The tenth anniversary movie Pocket Monsters Diamond and Pearl: Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai earned over 5 billion yen, making it the fifth highest grossing movie for the year and the top grossing anime movie as well. It was topped only by one domestic film, Heroes, which came in third, while the rest of the top five were dominated by Hollywood films, namely Pirates of the Caribbean, Harry Potter, and Spider-Man.
With the 5 billion gross, Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai improved over the 3.4 billion yen gross of the 2006 movie, Pokémon Ranger and the Prince of the Sea - Manaphy.
Pokémon movies by box office earnings in Japan
Source: Japanese box office grosses for 2007
- ↑ US dollar figures calculated using the exchange rate in August of that year; US dollar rankings may not match Yen rankings