The Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero anime film is earning an estimated US$30,761,982 after its second weekend in North America. That brings the film above Dragon Ball Super: Broly (US$30,712,119 in 2018) and puts it in the top five highest-grossing anime films ever at the U.S. box office (unadjusted for inflation).
The anime films that have earned more in their final U.S. box office totals are Pokemon: The First Movie, Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, and Pokemon 2000 – The Movie. The Box Office Mojo website reported that Jujutsu Kaisen 0 earned US$29,693,448 last year, while The Numbers website reported US$33,919,605.
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero is bringing in an estimated US$4,565,668 this weekend which ranks it #5 for the timeframe, below Top Gun: Maverick and above DC League of Super-Pets.
The film opened on over 4,000 screens in over 3,100 theaters, including those with premium offerings such as IMAX, 4DX, Dolby Cinemas, MX4d, and DBox. In its first extended weekend, it earned US$3.4 million on 327 IMAX screens — a record IMAX U.S. opening for anime films. 17% of the film’s first weekend total came from IMAX screenings, and 40% came from all premium large format screenings (including IMAX and its competitors).
Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero earned US$21,124,049 to top its opening weekend in North America. The first weekend box office alone already made it the #6 highest-grossing anime film ever at the U.S. box office.