Top 10 Most Expensive Japanese Films

Japanese Cinema is the fourth largest in the World by Number of feature films, it produces 400 to 450 feature films and has Box office around 2.5 Billion US dollars. As one of the developed country, uses high-end technology to produce films, animated films is famous and that sounds in Box Office Collections, and spending more money to Produce Movies. Gantz & Gantz: Perfect Answer is the High Budget Film in Japan with Production cost of 45 million US Dollars, released in 2011. Ponyo and Steamboy are the third and fourth Expensive Movies in Japanese Cinema. Japan has different culture and language, as one of the modern countries with high technology and power, the film industry has deep background from the past generation to today’s technology.

The list of Top 10 Expensive Movies in Japanese Cinema contains Production Cost in US dollar and Japanese Yen with Official Movie Poster.


Movie Name


Production Costs (US$)

Production Costs (JPY)


1Gantz & Gantz: Perfect Answer201145,000,0003,500,000,000 Gantz & Gantz: Perfect Answer Poster
2Ponyo200934,000,0002,600,000,000 Ponyo Poster
3Steamboy200426,000,0002,000,000,000 Steamboy Poster
4Yamato200526,000,0002,000,000,000 Yamato Poster
5Howl’s Moving Castle200424,000,0001,878,000,000 Howl's Moving Castle Poster
6Space Battleship Yamato201023,900,0001,870,000,000 Space Battleship Yamato Poster
7Princess Mononoke199723,000,0001,799,000,000 Princess Mononoke Poster
8Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence200420,000,0001,565,000,000 Ghost in the Shell 2 Innocence Poster
920th Century Boys200820,000,0001,565,000,000 20th Century Boys Poster
1020th Century Boys: Chapter Two200920,000,0001,565,000,000 20th Century Boys: Chapter Two Poster

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