Demon Slayer Movie Rakes 10 Billion Yen In Record Time

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train has sold more than 7.9 million tickets to earn 10.75 billion yen (roughly US$102.52 million) in its first ten days at the box office. The marks a new record (via Anime News Network), as the movie becomes the fastest movie in Japanese history to reach the 10 billion yen milestone.

This is in addition to all the records broken in the Demon Slayer movie’s first-day record of more than one million people and over 1.2 billion yen. It opened in 403 cinemas across Japan, with 365 normal screens, and 38 IMAX screens.

The entire first season of the Demon Slayer anime is now streaming on Netflix Malaysia. Meanwhile, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train is slated to premiere in Malaysian cinemas on the following dates:

  • Fan Screening: 5 December 2020 and 23 January 2021
  • General Screening Release Date: 4 February 2021

Author: Alleef Ashaari

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