Ikigami (2008)

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.

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Summary Details
Earliest Release DateSeptember 27, 2008 (Japan)
Running Time2 hr 13 min

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
JapanSep 27, 2008$1,241,354$7,015,574
Hong KongDec 4, 2008$27,604$90,334
TaiwanDec 5, 2008$15,363$21,099
ThailandDec 18, 2008$1,616$6,154