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'Ponyo' Box Office Tops 10 Billion Yen
Date: 8/22/2008
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?).
Source: ICv2