Friday, October 19, 2018
Close  
  • share this

‘Kimi no Na wa’ sets new record for TV ratings

/ 03:54 PM January 14, 2018

Image: Your Name. (Kimi no Na wa) official Japanese website

Hit anime movie “Kimi no Na wa” (Your Name.) by director Makoto Shinkai created a new record when it began airing on Japanese television on Jan. 3.

According to Anime News Network, TV Asahi revealed the movie reached 26.3 percent viewership rating. This number combined the real-time rating of 17.4 percent and time-shift rating of 11.7 percent over the course of seven days.

ADVERTISEMENT

Real-time rating refers to the number of people tuned in to watch the broadcast in real time. Time-shift refers to the number of recordings made for later watching.

Apparently “Kimi no Na wa’s” TV rating surpassed those of “Frozen” by Disney and “Shin Godzilla” on Japanese air waves.

FEATURED STORIES

Since it’s theatrical premiere in 2016, “Kimi no Na wa” has earned a total of $357 billion on the worldwide box office, according to Box Office Mojo.

The story follows high schoolers Taki and Mitsuha as they have an otherworldly body-swapping experience. Their bond deepens as they try to live with the circumstances while the mystery of why they swap bodies unravel as a rare comet lights up the night sky.  Alfred Bayle /ra

RELATED STORIES:

‘Kimi no Na wa’ (Your Name.) now hailed as highest grossing anime film

‘Tiger & Bunny’ returns in new anime

‘Ghost Fighter’ animated special may be released for 25th anniversary

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Kimi no Na wa, Makoto Shinkai, TV ratings, Your Name
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.