Japanese Box Office, May 19-20

Hideki Takeuchi's live-action Thermae Romae film fell from the No. 1 spot to No. 2 during its fourth weekend. Based on Mari Yamazaki's manga, the story follows Roman architect Lucius Modestus (Hiroshi Abe), who designs bath-houses in ancient Rome. One day he's sucked into modern-day Japan. Able to travel back and forth in between worlds, Lucius uses Japanese ideas to improve the Roman baths he builds in the past. The film grossed US$4,120,409 on 304 screens for a total of US$45,794,805.

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