Critically acclaimed animation, Your Name's single day cinema expansion on 25th November to 104 screens has grossed £108,372 at the UK and Irish Box Office. This result breaks the record for a single day gross and is the widest ever screen release for an anime film, overtaking the results of movies including Spirited Away and When Marnie Was There.
Your Name is released by Anime Ltd and National Amusements and has played to sold out audiences in more than 26 locations with enthusiastic fans purchasing tickets up to 5 weeks in advance. The event style cinema expansion follows a key city release on 18 November and Your Name will continue to play in select cinemas in the coming weeks. To date, Your Name has grossed £138,048 in the UK and Ireland.
Your Name is the story of a teenage boy and girl who have never met, but who start to magically swap minds and live each other's lives. Mitsuha, a teenage girl student, lives in a small mountain town, but longs for the bright lights of Tokyo far away. Then she is astonished to wake one morning in the body of Taki, a teenage Tokyo schoolboy - who in turn wakes up in Mitsuha's body! The UK trailer is above.