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)
US$701,465 (Hong Kong)



The film grossed ¥3.31 billion (US$33.97 million) in Japan in 2013, becoming the year's 8th highest-grossing film in Japan,[2] and the highest-grossing live-action Japanese film of the year in the country.[3] Two days after opening in Hong Kong, it had earned HK$1.48 million (US$192,000),[4] and it went on to gross US$701,465 in Hong Kong.[5]

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  1. ^ 真夏の方程式. eiga.com (in Japanese). Retrieved 2014-01-01.
  2. ^ "Movies With Box Office Gross Receipts Exceeding 1 Billion Yen". Eiren. Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan. 2013. Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  3. ^ Kevin Ma (2014-01-01). "The Wind Rises tops 2013 Japan B.O." Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 2014-01-02. Retrieved 2014-01-01.
  4. ^ Kevin Ma (2013-07-02). "Midsummer's Equation has hit formula". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on 2013-09-26. Retrieved 2014-01-01.
  5. ^ "Midsummer's Equation (Hong Kong)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 21 May 2020.