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‘Your Name’ dethrones ‘Spirited Away’ as highest-grossing anime ever

‘Your Name’ dethrones ‘Spirited Away’ as highest-grossing anime ever

January 17, 2017

TOKYO, Jan 17 — Your Name has recently been named as the highest-grossing anime of all time! The animated fantasy movie has beaten the global record previously set by the most successful movie in Japanese history, Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away. The Makoto Shinkai-directed movie has collected USS331.6 million (RM1.48 billion) to date at the global box office, beating Spirited Away's collection of US$289 million, based on The Numbers stats. Most of the collection comes from Japan... Read more

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