Arakawa Under the Bridge

Kou Ichinomiya comes from a wealthy family and his father runs a famous company. Kou is smart enough to already run several high-flying firms. From an early age Kou's father taught him to never owe anybody anything. Because of this, when he does owe someone something he will suffer an asthma attack. He's obsessed with never becoming in debt to another person. One day, Kou falls into the Arakawa River and is saved by homeless girl Nino (Mirei Kiritani). Kou is in debt to Nino for saving his life. With his obsession over never owing something to another person, Kou asks Nino if there is any way he can pay her back. The girl doesn't want anything. Kou persists in paying back his debt to her and finally Nino asks Kou to love her. Kou will then start to live under the Arakawa River bridge with Nino and other homeless persons.


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Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Releasing
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172 theaters
Release DateFeb 4, 2012
Running Time1 hr 55 min
GenresComedy Drama Fantasy Romance
In Release332 days/47 weeks
Widest Release172 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Feb 4-58$768,513-172-$4,468$768,5131
Feb 11-1211$488,118-36.5%172-$2,837$1,875,1732
Feb 18-1912$272,755-44.1%170-2$1,604$2,569,9903
Feb 25-2615$204,476-25%165-5$1,239$3,007,7774
Mar 3-416$62,760-69.3%81-84$774$3,213,6985
Mar 10-1118$17,145-72.7%24-57$714$3,301,8146
Mar 17-1819$685-96%1-23$685$3,323,5247
Mar 31-Apr 119$8,111-6-$1,351$3,332,6299
Apr 7-819$4,223-47.9%7+1$603$3,343,79410
Apr 14-1522$122-97.1%1-6$122$3,347,74811
Jun 9-1019$112-1-$112$3,347,97319
Jun 16-1721$128+14.3%1-$128$3,348,31920