The 18th Pocket Monsters movie - The Archdjinni of Rings: Hoopa (光輪の超魔神 フーパ)
was heavily advertised this year including an unprecedented number of event Pokémon distributions, tie-ins with the TCG, Pokémon Tretta, promotions, present campaigns, goods promotions and other media. The movie unfortunately did not do as well as last years XY movie in the box office
. For the 2 day weekend of July 18th and July 19th, 2015, the movie made 384,115,100yen (Approximately $3.10 Million USD) with 351,592 ticket sales. The movie Hero
took first place and The Boy and the Beast
took second place.
According to the results of a questionnaire conducted at the theaters by Toho, there was a male to female viewer ratio of 71%/29% for the movie. By age: 50.2% elementary school age, 13.8% kindergarten and nursery school age and 23.8% in their 30s or more.