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.
|Rank||Movie Name||Year||Production Costs (US$)||Production Costs (JPY)||Poster|
|1||Gantz & Gantz: Perfect Answer||2011||45,000,000||3,500,000,000|
|5||Howl's Moving Castle||2004||24,000,000||1,878,000,000|
|6||Space Battleship Yamato||2010||23,900,000||1,870,000,000|
|8||Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence||2004||20,000,000||1,565,000,000|
|9||20th Century Boys||2008||20,000,000||1,565,000,000|
|10||20th Century Boys: Chapter Two||2009||20,000,000||1,565,000,000|