After collating all the ticket sales from the box office, it’s now official. Puella Magi Madoka Magica can lay claim to being the biggest anime film to open at the Japanese box office. It managed to topple the previous best from K-ON! which was holding onto the title.
In pure sales, the third Puella movie in the series, Rebellion, has so far taken ¥1.93 billion which just beat K-ON! which had ¥1.9 billion in takings. Rebellion managed the task with more than 1.4 million viewers watching flocking to the cinemas to see the movie.