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    Monday April 26, 2021
  • [Updated] Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Topples Spirited Away to Become the Highest-Grossing Anime Film Worldwide

    Mugen Train currently sits at 47.89 billion yen (US$442.81 million) at the worldwide box office

    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!

  • Monday April 5, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Anime Film Up 39% at Japanese Box Office in 25th Week

    The film opened in Japan on October 16, 2020, and is still going strong

    The Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train just keeps on chugging along, increasing its domestic box office revenue in its 25th week in theaters in Japan as it speeds towards the end of its record-breaking run. See the full domestic and worldwide box office breakdown after the jump!

  • Monday March 15, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Travels Onto Blu-Ray in Japan on June 16

    The anime film has so far made 38.61 billion yen in Japan

    For those continuing on the Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train until its next stop, it'll reach that destination when it hits DVD and Blu-ray in Japan on June 16. Also, the anime film continued its travels through worldwide theaters over the last week, rising to US$409.79 million (44.73 billion yen) at the worldwide box office. All this and more after the jump!

  • Thursday March 11, 2021
  • Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Breaks IMAX Records in Japan on Opening Day

    Biggest IMAX opening day for a film in Japan ever

    The "final" Evangelion anime film opened on Monday and was the biggest opening in the anime franchise ever, making it the highest-grossing film for a Monday in Japan ever, but that wasn't the only record broken for Evangelion 3.0+1.0, with it also taking the record for a highest-grossing opening for a domestic IMAX release as well! Learn more after the jump!

  • Monday March 8, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Takes No. 1 Spot in 1st Week in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia

    Became the highest-grossing anime film for Madman Entertainment in just a week

    In just a week, Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train has become the highest-grossing anime film for the Australian/New Zealand anime distributor Madman Entertainment, taking the top spot at the box office in both countries and includes Malaysia, where the film opened over the last week. All the details after the jump!

  • Tuesday March 2, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Tops Weekends in Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Surpasses US$400 Million Worldwide

    Domestically, Demon Slayer has surpassed 38 billion yen, extending its record

    No box office around the world can withstand the might that is Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, with the film dominating three international box offices last weekend, including coming number one in South Korea, Australia, and New Zealand. Read the full figures after the jump!

  • Monday February 22, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Increases Japan Box Office Lead to More Than 37.70 Billion Yen

    Worldwide, the Ufotable-produced film has brought in US$397.3 million

    While it seems Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train may have slowed down a little as it approaches its 5th month in Japanese theaters, thanks to the announcement of a second TV anime season and the holidays, the Weekly Shonen Jump manga adaptation increased its weekend box office, even if the weekday dropped off. Learn more after the jump!

  • Monday February 15, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Overtakes Your Name to Become 2nd Highest-Grossing Anime Film of All Time Worldwide

    The second season of the anime announced for 2021

    After the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV anime revealed a second season of the TV anime last night for later this year, today, with the announcements of this week's box office grosses from Asia, the Demon Slayer: Mugen Train anime film has pushed past Your Name to become the second highest-grossing anime film worldwide. Read the full rundown after the jump!

  • Monday February 8, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Anime Film Rides the Rails to 2nd in Japan and South Korea Weekly Box Office

    Mugen Train has brought in US$388.3 million since its rollout worldwide

    Mugen Train keeps on rolling, with Demon Slayer: Mugen Train coming in second in two different markets across Asia ahead of its release in Oceania later this month. Domestically, Demon Slayer is keeping steady week on week at the box office, whilst in South Korea, the Ufotable-produced film increased its weekly share. Learn more after the jump!

  • Monday February 1, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Falls to 2nd in 16th Weekend, Exceeds 36.80 Billion Yen at Japan Box Office

    Opens second behind Soul in South Korea on 1st weekend

    In its 16th weekend in Japanese theaters, Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train has been dethroned once again, coming in second on both the ticket sales and the box office revenue charts. Nevertheless, Mugen Train has been continuing its journey, opening in South Korea last week, giving it yet another stamp on its rollout. More details on how the anime film is doing after the jump!

  • Wednesday January 27, 2021
  • Japanese Box Office Posts Lowest Revenue in 20 Years in 2020 Despite Demon Slayer's Record Breaking Run

    Demon Slayer: Mugen Train is the only film to have brought in over 10 billion yen

    Despite Demon Slayer: Mugen Train releasing last year and being the highest-grossing film in Japanese film history, the overall Japanese box office takings for 2020 were the lowest in 20 years, with attendance at all-time lows as well due to the coronavirus pandemic. See the full rankings after the jump.

  • Monday January 25, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Makes Over 36.5 Billion Yen in 100 Days at JP Box Office

    Is number one at JP box office for 2nd week in a row

    It seems the competition of Gintama was no match for the runaway train that is Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, with the anime film once again dominating the Japanese box office and keeping the number one slot as the Ufotable-produced film reaches its 101st day in theaters. Read the updated stats after the jump!

  • Monday January 18, 2021
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Anime Film Returns to No. 1 Against Gintama: THE FINAL

    The two Jump properties are battling it out at the Japanese Box Office

    As predicted last week, it seems the Gintama: THE FINAL anime film was only a temporary set back to the juggernaut engine that is Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, which once again came in at number one over the weekend at the Japanese box office. More details after the jump!

  • Thursday January 14, 2021
  • Violet Evergarden: The Movie Brings Home Over 2.1 Billion Yen at Japanese Box Office

    Worldwide, the Kyoto Animation film has made over US$21.13 million

    While we may be seeing history being made for some animated films in Japanese theaters, let's not forget that Kyoto Animation's Violet Evergarden: The Movie continues to do well for the anime studio, even if the film has dropped off the box office top 10 in Japan. See how well the anime film is doing after the jump!

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