Top 10 Most Expensive Japanese Films

Japanese cinema is the fourth biggest in the world in terms of feature film production, with 400 to 450 feature films produced each year and annual revenue of roughly 2.5 billion US dollars. As one of the developed countries, it obtained cutting-edge technology to create films; animated pictures are well-known, and they even get respectable Box Office Collections. Movie producers spend more money to make films. Gantz & Gantz: Perfect Answer, published in 2011, has the largest budget in Japan, with a production cost of 45 million US dollars. Ponyo and Steamboy are the second and third most expensive films in Japanese cinema, respectively. Japan has a unique culture and language. Nowadays, Japan uses cutting-edge technology to generate films.

The list of Top 10 Expensive Movies in Japanese Cinema is shown below with 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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