Plot: "With your blade, bring an end to the nightmare."
Set forth on a new mission with "Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train" as Tanjiro and company face one of the Twelve Kizuki aboard a mysterious train accompanied by the Flame Hashira, Kyojuro Rengoku.
Featuring the brand new theme song "Homura" by LiSA, "Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train" is headed our way in 2021!
Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train has sold over 15 million tickets to earn over 20.4 billion yen (about US$197 million) as of November 8, its 24th day in the Japanese box office. It is now the fifth highest-earning film of all time in Japan, surpassing Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone's 20.3 billion yen gross, and becoming the third highest-earning anime film of all time in Japan.
The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba film has now earned more than Hayao Miyazaki's Howl's Moving Castle (at #7) and Princess Mononoke (#8). Only Spirited Away at #1, Titanic at #2, Frozen at #3, and your name. at #4 have earned more in Japan, with your name. having a 25.03 billion yen (about US$242 million) gross.
The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba film has also at least equaled or surpassed the number of tickets sold by Howl's Moving Castle, which was the #8 movie in Japan in tickets sold until now.
The film opened on October 16 at #1 in its opening weekend, and had the highest opening weekend globally for the October 16-18 weekend. The film sold 3,424,930 tickets and earned 4,623,117,450 yen (about US$43.85 million) in Japan in its first three days. The film sold 910,507 tickets and earned over 1,268,724,700 yen (about US$12.03 million) in its opening day alone, making it the highest weekday opening day in Japan ever.
The film sold 1,270,234 tickets and earned 1,701,723,350 yen (about US$16.14 million) on its second day. It sold 1,239,752 tickets and earned 1,652,669,400 yen (about US$15.67 million) on its third day. The Saturday and Sunday totals combined are Japan's highest weekend opening ever.
Demon Slayer, Stand By Me Doremon 2, FGO: Camelot Stay in Top 10
Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train stayed at #1 for its ninth weekend. It sold 655,000 tickets over the weekend and earned 939,411,200 yen (about US$9.02 million) from Friday to Sunday. The film has now sold a total of 22,539,385 tickets to earn 30,289,307,700 yen (about US$291 million) in 59 days.
It is the first film since Hayao Miyazaki's 2002 Spirited Away film to earn more than 30 billion yen at the Japanese box office. Mugen Train is also the fastest to reach the milestone, since Spirited Away took 253 days to reach it. Spirited Away remains Mugen Train's last rival for all-time highest earnings in Japanese box office history. (Spirited Away earned 30.8 billion yen by 2002, although it has had revival screenings since then.) Mugen Train will begin holding immersive MX4D and 4DX screenings on Saturday, December 26
Mugen Train film has become the most attended film.
After becoming the highest-grossing film of all time in Japan last week, this week Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train became the most attended film of all-time in Japan, with 25.48 million tickets sold for the film. Mugen Train has also topped the box office charts for a historic 12th week in a row.
Mantan Web released the updated figures for Demon Slayer: Mugen Train today, revealing that the film has brought over 34.6 billion yen (US$336.8 million) at the Japanese box office, widening the gap between it and the second highest-grossing film of all time in Japan, Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away. At 25.48 million tickets sold for the film, Demon Slayer finally became the most attended film of all-time in Japan, overtaking Spirited Away's 24.28 million tickets sold, which includes the re-release of the film in mid-2020. If one person equals one ticket in Japan, over 20% of Japan's population would have seen Mugen Train or more than the entire population of Australia.
This is during the pandemic. It's a big milestone.
The Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime film has sold a total of 27.27 million tickets and earned a cumulative 37.4 billion yen (US$355.7 million) in Japan as of Sunday. The film ranked at #3 for its 18th weekend.
The film also again ranked at #2 in its third weekend in South Korea. The film earned the equivalent of US$797,380 (878,449,200 won) over the weekend, and has earned a cumulative total of US$5.34 million (5,881,140,230 won) since it opened on January 27. The film was originally scheduled to open in South Korea in December, but it was delayed to January 27 due to concerns about the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Demon Slayer Film Rebounds to #1 in Yen Earned at Weekend Box Office
The Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime sold about 97,000 tickets for 162,614,700 yen (about US$1.5 million) at the Japanese box office for the March 6-7 weekend. While it was #2 in the number of tickets sold for the weekend, it was #1 in yen earned over the next contender, I Fell in Love Like A Flower Bouquet. After 21 weekends, its latest weekend total did not drop, but rose by 4.5% over the previous weekend. Mugen Train has now sold a total of 27.87 million tickets and earned a cumulative total of 38,446,447,150 yen (about US$352.2 million).
Here's the official eng dub Demon Slayer The Movie Mugen Train North America release date trailer! Young Tanjiro of the Demon Slayer Corps is on a mission to figure out a way to turn his sister back into a human. And his emotional journey continues, as the new film that has slayed box office records in the Asia-Pacific region heads to the big screens in North America.
Aniplex of America and Funimation are bringing the cinematically praised, emotionally charged, and action-packed anime film Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train to theaters nationwide in the U.S. and Canada on Friday, April 23, 2021, including in 4DX and on IMAX screens. Courtesy Aniplex of America and Funimation.
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train is directed by Haruo Sotozaki featuring the original story by Koyoharu Gotoge with screenplay and animation production by studio ufotable. The running time for the film is one hour and 57 minutes and is rated R.
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