Originally Posted by Snikt
I think mainly because it's basically a Japanese movie. Pretty much the whole movie is about the Japanese culture and their sense of family, honor and traditions. Not to mention it's a 3D movie (even though it wasn't shot that way). Finally, it features several popular Japanese actors/models.
And here's an example: The Last Samurai. It earned an astonishing $119 million. http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?pag...astsamurai.htm
. Much like The Wolverine, it was set in Japan and relied heavily on the Japanese culture and their traditions.
Wow thats some big figures for TLS in Japan and yeah TW I doubt will come close to that but anything in the 20-30m range would be a great boost to the final TW figure.
I dont know for sure but it feels like it jas been heavily marketed in Japan so I am sure it will be a success, I hope so anyway.