Ikigami

Ikigami takes place in a dystopian society where the government has implemented the "Prosperity Law". This law dictates 1 in 1000 random citizens ages 18~24 will die for the state in a mandatory lottery. Death occurs at a preset date and time, which is when an injected nano-capsule, received at an early age, explodes. The law is meant to create appreciation for life by instilling fear in order to make people live the best possible lives.

Grosses

Japan
$7,015,574
Domestic ()
Summary Details
DistributorToho Company
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Opening$1,241,354
250 theaters
Release DateSep 27, 2008
Running Time2 hr 13 min
GenresDrama
In Release96 days/13 weeks
Widest Release252 theaters