GKIDS’ United States screening of Masaaki Yuasa and Science SARU’s Lu over the wall anime film grossed an estimated US$66,067 in its opening weekend. The film opened in 97 theaters on May 11, 2018.
The film is continuing to screen in theaters with both dubbed and subtitled screenings in the United States and Canada. Canadian screenings are currently only in Toronto with plans to later screen the film in Vancouver and Calgary.
Lu over the wall opened in Japan in May 2017, and won the top “Cristal for a Feature Film” award at the Annecy International Film Festival in June 2017. The film also won the Silver Prize for the “Best Animated Feature Film” audience award at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival in August 2017.