Japan’s April 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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                            April        March         Feb.         Jan.
                             2014         2014         2014         2014
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                       -----------------------YOY%-----------------------
Total sales                 16.9%       -17.5%        -1.6%        -1.7%
 Admission                  17.9%       -19.9%        -1.9%         2.5%
 Restaurants, shops         13.3%        -6.7%        -0.5%       -15.4%
Visitors                    14.6%       -18.1%        -5.7%        -1.3%
 Japanese movies             9.9%        26.1%        98.5%        39.8%
 Foreign movies            -27.0%       -53.9%       -52.4%        -1.3%
 Animation                  55.5%        70.6%       -29.2%       -36.8%
Number screens               2.9%         2.7%         2.7%         2.8%
Number seats                 2.3%         1.9%         1.9%         2.0%
Employees                   -0.9%        -1.8%        -1.2%        -2.2%
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                            April        March         Feb.         Jan.
                             2014         2014         2014         2014
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 Regular                    -3.9%        -2.8%        -3.4%        -3.8%
 Part- & short-time         -0.6%        -1.7%        -1.0%        -2.1%
                       --------------------(Yen bln)---------------------
Total sales                19.657       10.849       15.604       17.882
 Admission                 15.446        8.637       12.459       14.324
 Restaurants, shops         4.211        2.213        3.146        3.558
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Visitors               12,280,100    6,832,500   10,093,865   11,040,321
 Japanese movies        3,332,865    3,617,404    5,545,002    4,775,370
 Foreign movies         2,909,611    2,379,208    2,414,105    2,966,930
 Animation              6,037,624      835,888    2,134,758    3,298,021
Number screens              2,160        2,131        2,131        2,131
Number seats              433,161      428,041      428,041      428,041
Employees                  13,444       13,463       13,519       13,522
 Regular                    1,361        1,379        1,388        1,385
 Part- & short-time        12,083       12,084       12,131       12,137
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

http://www.meti.go.jp

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