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4DX DRIVES JAPANESE ANIMATION FILM “GIRLS UND PANZER” FROM 24th to 8th HIGHEST GROSSING JAPANESE FILM OF ALL-TIME

Average Occupancy Rate Hits 97% at Nationwide During Films First Weekend Released in 4DX


[Press Release] Seoul and Los Angeles - February 25, 2016 - After initially being released in November 2015, the Japanese animation film “Girls und Panzer: The Film” sky-rocketed from 24th to 8th in the national box office rankings when it was released in 4DX on February 20, 2016. The average occupancy rate during the films first weekend in 4DX hit 97% at the 27 4DX screens it was available. The film is set to be screened at all 33 4DX screens in Japan this March. From the first day of 4DX pre-ticketing, fans rushed to the website and it generated unprecedented huge web traffic. As the demand exceeds expectations, people are enthusiastically sharing information on Twitter about the status of available seats in each 4DX location.

“Girls und Panzer: The Film” is a Japanese animated film directed by Tsutomu Mizushima. The story follows a group of high school girls who are practicing tank warfare as a sport. The film is a sequel to the anime television series, “Girls und Panzer.”

Previously, 4DX has screened such Japanese animated films as “New Initial D: The Movie”, “Attack on Titan”, and “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'”. For “New Initial D: The Movie”, the director and producers brought professional car chasers to the 4DX review session of the film to give their detailed opinions on the design of 4DX’s effects.

Japan is the fastest growing market for 4DX currently with 33 auditoriums nationwide. The number of 4DX seats in operation in Japan increased almost 4 times this past year, going from 920 seats in 2014 to 3,568 in 2015.

About CJ 4DPLEX
CJ 4DPLEX is the world’s first 4D cinema company, headquartered in Seoul with international offices in Los Angeles and Beijing. The company has created 4DX, the first and leading 4D cinema technology for feature films, providing moviegoers with an immersive cinematic experience that utilizes all five senses, allowing the audience to connect with movies with motion, vibration, water, wind, snow, lighting, scents, and other special effects that enhance the visuals on-screen. CJ 4DPLEX brings 4DX auditoriums to exhibition partners along with 4DX codes of both major Hollywood blockbusters and local titles. Each auditorium incorporates motion-based seating synchronized with over 20 different effects and optimized by a team of skilled editors, maximizing the feeling of immersion within the movie, beyond the limits of audio and video. Since 2009, more than 290 Hollywood titles have been screened in 4DX. As of February 2016, 4DX reaches over 30,000 seats in operation at 228 auditoriums in 37 countries. For more information, please visit www.cj4dx.com or www.facebook.com/4dplex.

Sales Contact:

4DX Headquarter
Theodore Kim (Chief Partner Activation Officer) theodore.kim@cj.net
4DX Americas
Brandon Choi (Head of Theatre Development) brandon.choi@cj.net
4DX China
Tae-Yong Kim (Head of Theatre Development) victor.kim@cj.net