‘Kimetsu no Yaiba’ movie is a box office hit

The Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba movie has been running from record to record since its release. It was recently announced that the blockbuster managed to conquer third place on the best Japanese charts of all time., is now hot on the heels of the leader in the viewer rankings and it only took 45 days to do so.

To date, the film has grossed 27.51 billion yen (US $ 233 million) and has drawn more than twenty million moviegoers to theaters across Japan. The anime was now able to surpass the American blockbuster Titanic. The dramatic romance surrounding the sinking of the world-famous cruise ship appeared in 1997 and at the time it brought in around 26.2 billion yen (210 million euros) at the box office.

The cast of Kimetsu no Yaiba announced that the film has sold more than ten million tickets in the sixteen days since its release on October 16.. Natsuki Hanae, Satoshi Hino, and Akira Ishida made the announcement during a greeting appearance on stage at a screening at the Toho Cinemas Hibiya Theater in Tokyo.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba was directed by Haruo Sotozaki (“Tales of Zestiria the X,” Tales of Symphonia the Animation “) at the ufotable studio (” Fate / Zero “,” Kara no Kyoukai, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu “). Akira Matsushima (“Maria is watching over us,” “Tales of Zestiria the X”) acted alongside Miyuki Sato, Yōko Kajiyama, and Mika Kikuchi as character designers.

Kimetsu no Yaiba as a guarantee of success

The Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba movie was directed by Haruo Sotozaki and it is the continuation of the anime series aired in Japan last year. The Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba film was also the first film in Japan to gross more than ten billion yen (eighty million euros) in just ten days.

Cult director Hayao Miyazaki’s 2001 anime Spirited Away remains undefeated. At the time, the film grossed 30.8 billion yen (247 million euros).

The Demon Slayer-Kimetsu no Yaiba anime is based on the manga of the same name by Koyoharu Gotoge that was released in Japan between early 2016 and mid-2020 and is set almost a hundred years ago. Japan in the Taisho era (1912-1926). Not much happens in the life of the kind-hearted boy Tanjiro, he spends his quiet daily life selling coal.

But suddenly a tragedy changes everything: a bloodthirsty devil kills his family. The child Tanjiro has to experience how his family is killed by demons and his sister Nezuko becomes one of the monsters.

To find a way to transform Nezuko and avenge his family, the boy sets out as a hunter to slay the demons himself and the two embark on a long journey.Expect an adventure full of bloody battles, swordsmen and demons from the hand of a genius!

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