Midsummer's Equation

Midsummer's Equation (真夏の方程式, Manatsu no Hōteishiki) is a 2013 Japanese police procedural film directed by Hiroshi Nishitani.[1]

Midsummer's Equation
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Directed byHiroshi Nishitani
Based onDetective Galileo
by Keigo Higashino
StarringMasaharu Fukuyama
Yuriko Yoshitaka
Kazuki Kitamura
Distributed byToho (Japan)
Panasia Films (Hong Kong)
Release date
  • June 29, 2013 (2013-06-29) (Japan)
Running time
129 minutes
Box office¥3.31 billion (Japan)
HK$1.48 million (Hong Kong)



The film grossed ¥3.31 billion (US$31.5 million) in Japan in 2013, becoming the 8th highest-grossing film and the highest grossing live action Japanese film of the year in the country.[2] Two days after opening in Hong Kong, it had earned HK$1.48 million (US$192,000).[3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 真夏の方程式. eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2014-01-01.
  2. ^ Kevin Ma (2014-01-01). "The Wind Rises tops 2013 Japan B.O." Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2014-01-01.
  3. ^ Kevin Ma (2013-07-02). "Midsummer's Equation has hit formula". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2014-01-01.