By comparison, Pokémon's "mainstream" anime counterparts failed to have such staying power. The Naruto movie, which came in first place last week, fell to number six in its second week. The Fullmetal Alchemist movie also lost popularity, falling out of the top ten. Mew and the Wave-Guiding Hero: Lucario closes on Friday, August 26, after 6 weeks in cinemas.
Beating out Pokémon were the American films Madagascar and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.