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Yuru Camp already surpasses Suzumiya Haruhi’s film in Japan

On the official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Afro, Yuru Camp (Laid Back Camp), it was reported that, as of August 15, the film has surpassed a cumulative gross of 962.9 million yen (over 7.1 million US dollars) since its premiere on July 1, through more than 650,000 tickets sold. .

This figure, as reported by different sites specializing in the subject, exceeds the profits accumulated by the popular Kyoto Animation studio film, Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu (The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya), which premiered in 2010 and accumulated more than 850 million yen in earnings. In fact, even adjusting that amount for inflation would not exceed Yuru Camp, since that money would be just over 911 million yen yen today.

As already mentioned, the film premiered on July 1 in Japan and there is still no confirmation of whether it will hit theaters in Latin America or whether it will be added to the catalog soon. Crunchyrollplatform that is responsible for the distribution of the seasons of the anime adaptation and its spin-offs.

The second season of Yuru Camp premiered in the season of Winter-2021 (January-March) in Japan and had a total of thirteen episodes, with Crunchyroll in charge of its distribution in the West. On the other hand, Afro started publishing the manga in the magazine Manga Time Kirara Forward from the publisher Houbunsha in July 2015.

Production team

  • Yoshiaki Kyougoku (Kuroko no Basket, Robotics;Notes) was in charge of directing the feature film at the studios C-Station.
  • Jin Tanaka (Hachigatsu no Cinderella Nine, Love Live! Nijigasaki Gakuen School Idol Doukoukai) Y Mutsumi Itou (Bakugan Battle Planet, Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal) were in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
  • Mutsumi Sasaki (Chaos;HEAd, Dragonar Academy, Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom~) was in charge of character design.
Yuru Camp

Synopsis for Yuru Camp

While the perfect getaway for most girls her age might be an extravagant vacation with loved ones, Rin Shima’s ideal way is camping alone at the base of Mount Fuji. From setting up her tent to gathering firewood, she has always done everything herself and has no plans to leave her lonely little world. However, what starts out as one of Rin’s usual camping sessions somehow ends up as a surprise reunion for two when the lost Nadeshiko Kagamihara is forced to take refuge in her camp.

Originally intending to see the picturesque view of Mount Fuji for herself, Nadeshiko’s plans are interrupted when she ends up falling asleep in the middle of her destination. Alone and with no other option, she seeks the help of the only person close to her. Despite their hasty introductions, the two girls enjoy the cold night together, eating ramen and chatting while the campfire keeps them warm. And even after Nadeshiko’s sister finally picked her up later that night, both girls quietly pondered the possibility of taking another camping trip together.

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