Japan’s July Movie Theater Ticket Sales, Screenings

Following are the details of Japan’s movie theater ticket sales and screenings from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in Tokyo.

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                             July         June          May        April
                             2013         2013         2013         2013
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                       -----------------------YOY%-----------------------
Total sales                 11.9%       -14.9%       -23.0%        -4.6%
 Admission                  12.1%       -16.8%       -23.1%        -4.8%
 Restaurants, shops         11.6%        -5.1%       -22.2%        -3.5%
Visitors                    14.9%       -12.4%       -23.1%        -3.4%
 Japanese movies           -46.0%       -14.8%       -37.7%       -37.3%
 Foreign movies            -17.4%       -10.0%       -18.2%        23.6%
 Animation                 107.9%        71.7%        39.6%        13.9%
Number screens              -0.3%        -0.3%        -0.2%        -0.2%
Number seats                -0.3%        -0.3%        -0.2%        -0.2%
Employees                   -6.3%        -5.4%        -4.5%        -5.5%
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                             July         June          May        April
                             2013         2013         2013         2013
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 Regular                    -9.1%        -2.3%        -1.6%        -1.0%
 Part- & short-time         -6.0%        -5.8%        -5.0%        -6.1%
                       --------------------(Yen bln)---------------------
Total sales                19.092        9.672       12.644       14.553
 Admission                 14.860        7.793       10.285       11.419
 Restaurants, shops         4.232        1.878        2.358        3.134
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Visitors               11,834,861    6,167,730    7,973,819    9,282,746
 Japanese movies        2,069,179    2,608,855    3,637,749    2,403,681
 Foreign movies         2,503,164    3,182,765    2,426,717    3,605,150
 Animation              7,262,518      376,110    1,909,353    3,273,915
Number screens              1,992        1,992        1,993        1,993
Number seats              404,441      404,669      404,969      404,969
Employees                  12,787       12,900       12,794       12,812
 Regular                    1,283        1,371        1,385        1,386
 Part- & short-time        11,504       11,529       11,409       11,426
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

http://www.meti.go.jp

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