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‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train’ Sets New Box Office Record In Japan

The movie has gone on to beat Spirited Away for the record.

(Featured Image: Koyoharu Gotōge / Aniplex US / TOHO / Ufotable)

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train has just set a new record for Box Office revenue in Japan, beating out the previous record-holder, Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away.

As announced on the series official Twitter page, it has so far racked up 32.48 billion Yen (and counting) in Japan, beating the record 31.68 billion yen held by Spirited Away since 2001.

“The movie version of “Kimetsu no Yaiba” infinite train edition, mobilized 24,049,907 people (box office revenue 32,478,895,850 yen) in 73 days. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to each and every one of us who came into contact with this work in various ways along with the movie in 2020. We wish you all the best and best of luck. Have a good year. #Kimetsu no Yaiba”

Official Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Twitter

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is based on a manga written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotōge. The series follows Tanjiro Kamado as he tries to cure his sister Nezuko’s demonic curse. Along the way, they meet new allies and dangerous enemies. Demon Slayer quickly became a worldwide favorite franchise, with its sales and releases topping the charts.

Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train has received critical acclaim. The movie sees the series main characters board a mysterious train, where their dreams are used against them.

A brilliant adventure and mystery, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train premiered in October 2020 in Japan. Stay tuned to the official site for more information on a Western release.

Demons lurk in the shadows of Taishō-era Japan, robbing people of their chance for peaceful lives. One victim is Tanjiro Kamado, who after the slaughter of his family, finds that he and his now demon sister, Nezuko, are the only survivors. Taking on the role of a demon slayer, he sets out on a journey to save his sister and avenge the death of his family. You can follow the journey of Tanjiro and his allies by checking out Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba on Crunchyroll and Funimation.

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