The box office revenue of “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train” had exceeded 28.8 million yen as of December 6, 2020.
“Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” is based on the classical Japanese-style dark fantasy manga by Gotouge Koyoharu that had been serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” from 2016 to 2020.
From April to September 2019, 26 episodes of the TV anime series arc “Kamado Tanjiro Ritsushi Hen” had been broadcast, and the following arc “Mugen Train Hen” has been adapted into this movie.
The box office results, which after 8 weeks since its release, are 225,976 viewers and box office revenue of 319,013,550 JPY on December 5. On December 6, the audience increased to 239,874 and the box office revenue to 336,505,700 JPY.
Cumulative box office revenue now is 28,848,875,300 JPY at 413 theaters nationwide (including 38 IMAX theaters). Moreover, the total number of viewers now is 21,525,216.
It is currently in 2nd place inJapan’s box office revenue ranking. It needs 2 million yen to beat the 30.8 million yen of “Spirited Away”, which is at the top of the rankings.
(C) Gotouge Koyoharu / Shueisha / Aniplex / ufotable