Japan’s May 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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                              May        April        March         Feb.
                             2014         2014         2014         2014
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                       -----------------------YOY%-----------------------
Total sales                 71.5%        37.5%        16.9%       -17.5%
 Admission                  69.5%        38.9%        17.9%       -19.9%
 Restaurants, shops         80.4%        32.6%        13.3%        -6.7%
Visitors                    62.9%        31.4%        14.6%       -18.1%
 Japanese movies            19.6%        41.5%         9.9%        26.1%
 Foreign movies             -1.9%       -48.3%       -27.0%       -53.9%
 Animation                 212.7%       104.9%        55.5%        70.6%
Number screens               3.2%         3.2%         2.9%         2.7%
Number seats                 2.4%         2.4%         2.3%         1.9%
Employees                    3.1%         2.6%        -0.9%        -1.8%
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                              May        April        March         Feb.
                             2014         2014         2014         2014
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 Regular                    -2.7%        -5.2%        -3.9%        -2.8%
 Part- & short-time          3.8%         3.5%        -0.6%        -1.7%
                       --------------------(Yen bln)---------------------
Total sales                21.991       20.739       19.657       10.849
 Admission                 17.623       16.432       15.446        8.637
 Restaurants, shops         4.368        4.308        4.211        2.213
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Visitors               13,257,488   12,722,958   12,280,100    6,832,500
 Japanese movies        4,736,107    3,784,061    3,332,865    3,617,404
 Foreign movies         2,428,467    1,945,350    2,909,611    2,379,208
 Animation              6,092,914    6,993,547    6,037,624      835,888
Number screens              2,162        2,162        2,160        2,131
Number seats              433,417      433,417      433,161      428,041
Employees                  13,710       13,621       13,444       13,463
 Regular                    1,403        1,367        1,361        1,379
 Part- & short-time        12,307       12,254       12,083       12,084
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SOURCE: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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