“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” was a strong No. 2 in its second chapter in Japan, earning $4.7 million on 580 screens (dropping by a mere 6%), hoisting the territory total to a dazzling $17.6 million. New Line’s blockbuster ascended to $477.3 million, buoyed by a $9.8 million frame, dwarfing domestic’s $291 million.