Demon Slayer: Mugen Train continues its steamrolling of the worldwide box office, being only the third anime film ever to break the US$40 million box office barrier, the highest-grossing film in South Korea for 2021, and even increased in its 31st weekend in theaters in Japan. All the fiery details after the jump!
Despite Demon Slayer’s home country continuing to shut down theaters until at least the end of the month, meaning that Rengoku got a very subdued birthday, the rest of the world–especially the United States–continue to give Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train an unprecedented showing across the globe. Learn more after the jump!
Just as Golden Week ends, the box office receipts come pouring in, and as theorized two days ago, as of its 202nd day in Japanese theaters Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train has become the first Japanese film to ever pass 50 billion yen at the worldwide box office. Hop on to read more after the jump!
The official Twitter account for the Demon Slayer anime franchise released a statement earlier today that revealed that there were plans for a new theatrical gift were in motion to celebrate the birthday of Rengoku but those plans have been postponed due to the current State of Emergency in Japan to combat the coronavirus. More details after the jump.
With Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train speeding its way through North America, the film is setting its sights on every record in the North American country. This last week saw the film steamrolled Mortal Kombat to top the US box office, as well as rising through the US anime chart rankings. See the full worldwide figures after the jump!
On Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train’s 192nd day at the Japanese box office, and the 3rd day of its North American run, Mugen Train finally overtook Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away to become the highest-grossing anime film worldwide. Read all the worldwide box office information after the jump!
After breaking records all around the world, it was finally time for North America to get on the Mugen Train over the last weekend with Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train opening in the region and becoming the best opening for an anime film this century, and second for the weekend after Mortal Kombat. Learn more after the jump!
Popular game director Ikumi Nakamura, known for being the lead on the upcoming Ghostwire Tokyo, revealed today that she directed and conceptualized a small YouTube video recreating the Hinokami Kagura dance from Demon Slayer, injecting her trademark Japanese horror-like elements seen in her video game work. Watch the video after the jump!
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train finally makes its long-awaited debut in North America on Friday, April 23, and now ticket sales are live. Read on for more.