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Demon Slayer Film Has Become The Fastest Film in Japan to Earn 10 Billion Yen

Demon Slayer Movie: Mugen Train

On Monday Aniplex and TOHO has announced regarding the Demon Slayer Movie: Mugen Train ( Also known as Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen). The movie has already sold about 7,983,445 tickets to earn 10,754,232,5560 yen. And that will be about US$102.53 million in only the first 10 days at the box office. It has set a record for the fastest-selling film in Japan to earn 10 billion yet. Before this Spirited away took around 25 days to earn this much in 2001 but Demon Slayer has earned it in just 10 days.

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Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train sold 1,115,182 tickets on Saturday to earn 1,500,944,600 yen (about US$14.3 million), and 1,157,654 tickets on Sunday to earn 1,540,504,150 yen (about US$14.68 million).

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Aniplex of America and Funimation and Aniplex of America will be going to screen the movie in theaters in early 2021 in North America.

What else to know about it?

The film opened in Japan on 16th October 2020. The screening of the anime began in about 38 IMAX theaters. As for all the people who went to the theatre they have received a Rengoku Volume 0 manga and this is limited to only 4.5 million copies. Koyoharu Gotouge drew the original manga, it shows the Rengoku’s first mission.

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The film release on 16th October 2020. And then it has the highest opening weekend record globally which is 16th to 18th October 2020. The film sold about 3,424,935 tickets and earned 4,623,117,460 yen. That will be almost about US$43.86 million in Japan in its first three days.

For the sequel film, the main staff members of previous animes will be going to return. Aniplex and TOHO are handling the film’s distribution in Japan.

Aniplex of America and Funimation will be going to screen the movie in theaters in early 2021 in North America.

Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga inspired a television anime. And the manga premiered in April 2019 and aired its 26th and final episode in September 2019.

 

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