Press reports announced on Sunday that Kizumonogatari Part 1: Tekketsu-hen
, the first of three anime movie adaptations of NisiOisiN
's light novel of the same name, has sold more than 500,000 admission tickets. The movie opened in 108 theaters in Japan on January 8, 2016.
Box office data previously showed that the movie had earned more than 600 million yen and sold more than 450,000 tickets as of January 26. Aniplex of America
also began screening Tekketsu-hen
in the United States on February 26. (U.S. theatrical poster pictured.) Kizumonogatari Part 2: Nekketsu-hen
will open in theaters in Japan this summer.
It was also announced that Utamonogatari: Monogatari Series Theme Songs Compilation Album
has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of Japan after having sold more than 100,000 copies. Oricon's weekly sales data
reports that the 23-track album, which was released on January 6, has sold 117,960 copies as of February 21.
Source: Anime! Anime!