‘Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween’ Opening Takes China Box Office to $4 Billion Annual Total
Japanese animation film, “Detective Conan: The Bride of Halloween” leaped to the top of the mainland China box office and gave the industry its best figures in six weeks. The film opened with $11.7 million (RMB81.7 million) according to data from consultancy Artisan Gateway. That was a nearly 50% market share and a wide margin ahead of second placed title “The Tipping Point,” which had been the previous weekend’s winner. Read more Variety
As Beauty Brands Shutter Stores In China, Can The Metaverse Offer A Second Chance?
Enter the City of Rhythm, Maybelline’s metaverse debut on Tmall. Launched ahead of Alibaba’s Double 11 festival, the limited-time virtual universe comprises four spaces that showcase four signature offerings of the L’Oréal-owned cosmetics label. In this immersive environment, users are able to try on makeup, receive beauty tips from virtual livestreamers, play games, and enjoy music from spokesmodels, K-pop group ITZY. Read more Jing Daily