Demon Slayer breaks box office records in theaters in Japan

The movie of Demon Slayer, Mugen Train, has become the best premiere in the history of who in Japan, overcoming Frozen 2, from Disney, who previously held the record and doubled his compatriot Your Name, la cinta animada de Makoto Shinkai.

According to, this monday the movie Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen ) sold 3,424,930 tickets and earned 4,623,117,450 yen (approximately $ 43.85 million) in Japan in its first three days. The movie sold 910,507 tickets and earned more than 1,268,724,700 yen (about $ 12.03 million) on its opening day alone, making it the highest weekday opening day in Japan.

Demon Slayer --Kimetsu no Yaiba --The Movie: Mugen Train

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train

Through a message on his social networks, Koyoharu Gotouge thanked the fans for the support they showed the film.

Thank you all for coming to see the movie! All the staff worked very hard on the movie. I really appreciate it. This once I did a whole story with Rengoku as the lead, and I felt that I honestly thought he was a good guy as the main character, ”he said.

The film will reach the cinemas of our continent until 2021. The manga Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba de Gotouge inspired a television anime that premiered in April 2019 and aired its 26th and final episode in September 2019.

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