'Ponyo' Box Office Tops 10 Billion Yen|
The newest film by Hayao Miyazaki, Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, has topped ?10 billion in box office receipts in Japan, roughly $93 million. This is the first Japanese film to pass that mark since Miyazaki?s Howl?s Moving Castle, in 2004. Ponyo reached ?10 billion two days faster than Howl?s. |
The film will be shown at the Venice Film Festival next week, and will be released in the U.S. at a time to be announced (see ?New Miyazaki Film to Venice?).