My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission Opens at No. 2 in North America, Becomes the Highest-Grossing MHA Film of all time


As you recall, the latest film in the My Hero Academia franchise made its debut this weekend in North American Box Offices, My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission took number two on its first day (including the Thursday evening showings) according to Box Office Mojo. Coming in at second place on Friday, debuting during Dune‘s Second Friday but making up for it in per-theater-average showings coming in at first ranking. World Heroes’ Mission opened on Friday with an estimated $2,885,252 with Dune’s Second Friday Showing at $5,000,000. This is more than the US$2.6 million that the previous film in the franchise, My Hero Academia Heroes: Rising, opened on February 26, 2020, making the third film the Highest Grossing My Hero Academia Film Worldwide. Crunchyroll mentioned that on a per-theater average, Box Office Mojo estimates that World Heroes’ Mission made an average of US$1,799 over 1,602 screens, while Dune made US$1,212 over 4,125 screens. Though, second place was taken by The French Dispatch, earning an average of $1,383 over 788 screens. 

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Image Credit: Toho Co., Ltd.

It is also currently showing in Japan, it has made around 3.36 billion yen (US$29.46 million) since it opened on August 6. With the addition of Friday’s North American box office total, the full estimated worldwide box office of the film is US$32.34 million. This amount overtakes Heroes: Rising worldwide total of US$29.9 million. My Hero Academia World Heroes’ Mission is also shown in Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., and Ireland through Funimation.

SOURCE: Crunchyroll, Box Office Mojo

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