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Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Anime – Now Highest Grossing Film in Opening Weekend at Japan

by Denueve C.

With an initial release on Japan last October 16, 2020 – Kimetsu No YaibaMugen Train now stands at the top!

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba is an anime series authored by Koyoharu Gotouge which started its original run February of 2016 and has officially ended last May 2020.

Reports cited that the Mugen Train Arc is now way above previous highest grossing films by at least 63{ef8f7c64cf5d82c784f3e58e10df219bf850592878025d3f3a5afe8459a6cc97} as of this writing! It has clearly overtaken previous top holders “Spirited away” (1.05 billion yen) and “Weathering with You” (1.5 billion yen). As the highest grossing film on opening weekend now stands at (4.623 billion yen).

Kimetsu no Yaiba was already scheduled to be released in 7 more countries including Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunel, Myanmar and Indonesia. Despite its wide audience, North America schedule is still set as Early 2021 by funimation while no other release dates has been announced hereafter.

For the release dates announced as of this writing, please see the list below:

  • Japan – October 16th
  • Singapore – October 30th (fan screening); November 7th (wide)
  • Malaysia – October 30th (fan screening); December 5th
  • Indonesia – January 2021
  • Philippines – January 2021
  • Vietnam – November 19th
  • Myanmar – December 5th
  • Brunei – February 4, 2021
  • China – 2020 (TBA)
  • Taiwan – October 31st
  • Macao – November
  • Thailand – November
  • United States – Early 2021
  • Canada – Early 2021
  • Italy – Coming Soon

If you want to watch the series, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba is available on Netflix!

Image Credit: TheAxo

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