Date: 2019 February 18 21:18
Posted by Joe
The good folks from Manga Entertainment UK have just announced that their latest cinema offering Dragon Ball Super: Broly has broken the £1 million box office mark. This significant milestone means that only Spirited Away has achieved a greater UK box office.
You can still catch the movie in a cinemas around the UK or you could pre-order it on DVD or Blu-ray.
Press release as follows:
Dragon Ball Super: Broly
BREAKS £1M BOX OFFICE
LONDON, February 18th 2019 - Manga Entertainment are very proud to announce that fan-favourite Dragon Ball Super: Broly has now earned more than £1 million at the UK box office, making it one of only two anime films in UK history to achieve this milestone.
With an official cume gross to date of £1,004,853, Broly is the UK's second highest grossing anime film of all time behind Studio Ghibli's Spirited Away. It opened as a limited two-day theatrical event on January 23rd, and since then has enjoyed extensive holdovers across the UK and Ireland.
"What an incredible milestone for us and the franchise to hit," says Andrew Hewson, Marketing Manager. "Huge thanks again to the team here at Manga but also you, the fans, who went out and watched it over and over again. Your love and support puts Broly in the history books as the UK's second biggest anime film of all time!"
Dragon Ball Super: Broly is still showing in select UK cinemas, with details available at brolysback.co.uk. The film will also be coming to DVD, Blu-ray and Limited Edition SteelBook on May 27 - all three available to pre-order now.
About Manga Entertainment, Ltd.
Manga Entertainment is a vertically integrated digital film company comprising of production, international sales and distribution. Founded in 1987, Manga Entertainment quickly earned the reputation as the UK's largest and best anime distributor with such revered brands as GHOST IN THE SHELL, DRAGON BALL Z, NARUTO, ONE PIECE and DEATH NOTE. Headquartered in London, the company continues to specialize in the licensing, marketing and distribution of Japanese animation as well as other beloved classic franchises like HALO, TRANSFORMERS, POKEMON and YU-GI-OH!. Manga Productions recently announced its first Netflix Original, CANNON BUSTERS - this 12 episode series is created by LeSean Thomas (THE BOONDOCKS, THE LEGEND OF KORRA) and is coming soon. In addition, there are several other projects currently in development including an adaptation of the hit Image Comic WAYWARD. Moreover, Manga successfully handled international sales for the award-winning animated feature, IN THIS CORNER OF THE WORLD, which has now been sold in several territories throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.