Dragon Ball Super: Broly brought in over $ 7 million on his first day.
With an average of $ 5,695 per screen, Dragon Ball Super: Broly had the biggest opening for an event movie and was the 5th highest anime opening all the time.
The film's first day earnings also set the opening day's record for Funimation Films and knocked out the $ 1.97 million Dragon Bold Z: Resurrection & # 39; F & # 39; earned in 2015 on his first day.
"Both the anime and the general public's response to Dragon Ball Super: Broly has been overwhelmingly positive. We expected a strong opening, but we are thrilled that the cashier office even exceeds the high end of our estimate," says Gen Fukunaga CEO and Chairman of Funimation. "We are thrilled to hear that countless fans have or are planning to watch the movie several times. Fans are at the heart of our strategy for this movie."
Dragon Ball Super: Broly follows the arrangements of the Dragon Ball Super series of Akira Toriyama started in 2015 and you can check our list of the 13 best moments of the show.
In our review of Dragon Ball Super: Broly, we said it is "a humorous movie that borders on the fantasy world and seizes the end."
It also proved to be extremely popular pre-release as it topped our list of most sought-after trailers with over 14,300,000 views.
For more on Broly and his new movie, be sure to check out our explanation at the end and how it changes the anime franchise as our look at the story of the legendary Super Saiyan.
Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN trying to catch the Dragon Ball series so he can watch this amazing movie. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.