List of highest-grossing anime films

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The following are lists of highest-grossing anime films. It includes the all-time highest-grossing anime films, the highest-grossing anime films by year and the highest-grossing anime film franchises.

Highest-grossing anime films[edit]

The following chart is a list of the highest-grossing anime films. Ten of these films are also in the top 50 traditional animated films. 86.7% of the films in the top 30 were released after 2000. 2012 is the most represented year on the list, with 3 films. Pokémon is the most represented animated film franchise, with 5 films on the list, while Doraemon, Case Closed and One Piece franchises feature prominently. Studio Ghibli is the most represented studio, with 9 films on the list.

The films on this chart have all had a theatrical run (including re-releases) since 1999, and films that have not played since then do not appear on the chart due to ticket-price inflation, population size and ticket purchasing trends not being considered.

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Highest-grossing anime films[1]
Rank Title Worldwide gross Year Ref
1 Your Name $357,986,087 2016 [2]
2 Spirited Away $289,096,544 2001 [3]
3 Howl's Moving Castle $235,184,110 2004 [4]
4 Ponyo $201,750,937 2008 [5]
5 Stand by Me Doraemon $183,442,714 2014 [6]
6 Pokémon: The First Movie $163,644,662 1998 [7]
7 Princess Mononoke $159,375,308 1997 [8]
8 The Secret World of Arrietty $145,570,827 2010 [9]
9 The Wind Rises $136,333,220 2013 [10]
10 Pokémon: The Movie 2000 $133,949,270 1999 [11]
11 Doraemon: Nobita's Treasure Island $79,246,786 2018 [12]
12 Detective Conan: Zero the Enforcer $77,179,163 2018 [13]
13 Galaxy Express 999 $76,120,000 1979 [14]
14 One Piece: Film Z $72,822,122 2012 [15]
15 Pokémon Zoroark: Master of Illusions $71,143,529 2010 [16]
16 Pokémon 3: The Movie $70,157,342 2000 [17][18]
17 Yo-kai Watch: The Movie $69,698,865 2014 [19][20]
18 One Piece Film: Gold $68,840,185 2016 [21]
19 Tales from Earthsea $68,673,565 2006 [22]
20 Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo $67,021,068 2012 [23]
21 Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare $66,280,000 2016 [24]
22 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' $64,800,000 2015 [25][26][27]
23 Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter $62,886,263 2017 [28]
23 Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi $62,100,000 2017 [29]
25 From Up on Poppy Hill $61,459,425 2011 [30]
26 Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016 $58,400,000 2016 [31]
27 Pokémon: Black and White $57,082,491 2011 [32]
28 Wolf Children $54,999,779 2012 [33]
29 The Cat Returns $53,918,847 2002 [34]
30 One Piece Film: Strong World $53,000,000 2009 [35]

Highest-grossing anime films by year[edit]

This is a list of highest-grossing anime films by year, from 1977. The most number of films represented are by Doraemon with 8 films on the list, as of 2017.

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Year Title Worldwide gross Budget Ref(s)
1977 Space Battleship Yamato $23,000,000 $745,000 [36][37]
1978 Farewell to Space Battleship Yamato $21,200,000 $3,600,000 [17][38]
1979 Galaxy Express 999 $76,120,000 TBA [39][40]
1980 Be Forever Yamato $17,040,471 TBA [41][42]
1981 Doraemon: The Records of Nobita, Spaceblazer $15,000,000 TBA [43]
1982 Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space $16,163,388 TBA [44]
1983 Harmagedon: Genma Wars $13,281,544 TBA [45]
1984 Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind $18,544,042 $1,000,000 [46][47]
1985 Doraemon: Nobita's Little Star Wars $9,600,000 TBA [43]
1986 Fist of the North Star $18,000,000 $7,000,000 [48]
1987 Doraemon: Nobita and the Knights on Dinosaurs $13,900,000 TBA [43]
1988 Akira $49,000,000 $10,000,000 [49][50]
1989 Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan $24,000,000 TBA [51]
1990 Doraemon: Nobita and the Animal Planet $20,000,000 TBA [43]
1991 Only Yesterday $18,846,700 TBA [52]
1992 Porco Rosso $34,000,000 $9,200,000 [51]
1993 Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan $22,500,000 TBA [43]
1994 Dragon Ball Z: Broly – Second Coming $22,200,000 TBA [43]
1995 Whisper of the Heart $22,803,100 TBA [53]
1996 Doraemon: Nobita and the Galaxy Super-express $18,000,000 TBA [43]
1997 Princess Mononoke $159,375,308 $23,500,000 [8][54]
1998 Pokémon: The First Movie $163,644,662 $30,000,000 [55]
1999 Pokemon: The Movie 2000 $133,949,270 $32,000,000 [56]
2000 Pokémon 3: The Movie $70,157,342 $16,000,000 [17][18]
2001 Spirited Away $289,100,000 $19,000,000 [57]
2002 Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street $34,400,000 TBA [58]
2003 Pokémon: Jirachi Wish Maker $33,393,751 TBA [59]
2004 Howl's Moving Castle $235,000,000 $24,000,000
2005 Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew $37,150,760 TBA [60]
2006 Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur 2006 $31,811,345 TBA
2007 Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai $42,496,749 TBA [61]
2008 Ponyo $201,751,937 $34,000,000 [62][63]
2009 One Piece Film: Strong World $53,000,000 TBA [64]
2010 Arrietty $145,600,000 $23,000,000 [65]
2011 Pokémon the Movie: Black—Victini and Reshiram and White—Victini and Zekrom $57,082,491 TBA [66]
2012 One Piece: Film Z $72,822,122 TBA [67][68]
2013 The Wind Rises $136,500,000 $30,000,000 [10]
2014 Stand by Me Doraemon $196,442,714 $35,000,000 [6]
2015 Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' $64,800,000 $5,000,000 [25][26][27]
2016 Your Name $358,298,270 TBA [69][70]
2017 Detective Conan: Crimson Love Letter $63,092,900 TBA [71]
2018 Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Treasure Island film currently playing $79,246,786 TBA [72]

Highest-grossing anime franchises and film series[edit]

The following chart is a list of the highest-grossing anime animated film franchises. The top six are among the highest-grossing animated film franchises of all time. Doraemon is the top-grossing anime franchise of all time and the 11th highest-grossing animated franchise with over $1 billion. Pokémon has the highest per-film average, with over $52 million per film. A given franchise needs to have at least two theatrically released films to be on this list.

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Highest-grossing anime franchises and film series[§] (The films in each franchise can be viewed by selecting "show")
Rank Series Total worldwide box office No. of films Average of films Highest-grossing film

See also[edit]

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    Japanese gross: $229,607,878 (March 31, 2002)
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    Across 2001 and 2002: $270 million
    As of 2008: $290 million
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