The movie opened in 251 performance centers in Japan on February 8. The film sold 180,000 tickets to acquire 257 million yen (about US$2.32 million) and rank #4 in its opening end of the week. The anime earned an aggregate of 1,404,747,320 yen (about US$12.16 million).
Sunrise enlivened the movie, which moves the setting to display day Shinjuku. Kumiko Takahashi (Birdy the Mighty, Card Captor Sakura) was the character originator, and Taku Iwasaki (Gurren Lagann, Gatchaman Crowds) made the music. The film’s completion melody is TM Network’s “Get Wild,” the consummation signature tune for the primary City Hunter TV anime.
The current year’s Anime Boston will happen at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston from April 19-21. Japanese visitors incorporate writer Yoko Shimomura and performer MIYAVI, who will play out a show.