Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen is already the second highest grossing anime film globally
On January 7, it was reported that the film Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen has become the second highest grossing anime film in the history of world cinema, surpassing the $ 357,986,087 earnings from Makoto's film. Shinkai, Kimi no Na wa (Your Name). The feature film is now also the second highest grossing film produced in Japan in history globally.
Taiwanese distributor Muse Communication Co., Ltd. reported on Wednesday that the film had exceeded 600 million new Taiwan dollars (equivalent to 2.2 billion yen or $ 21.43 million) after 69 days since its release in Taiwan Additionally, this is now the third highest grossing film in Hong Kong in 2020, with a cumulative HK $ 28.59 million (about $ 3.69 million). Combined with its Japanese gross of 34,642,116,000 yen (about $ 336 million), the film has amassed more than $ 361.12 million in those three territories alone. It should be noted that the premieres in China, the United States and many other territories are still pending, so that number is expected to increase considerably in the future.
It is worth mentioning that the film directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli, Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi (Spirited Away) was the highest grossing anime film in global history until Kimi no Na wa (Your Name) It surpassed it in December 2016. However, Chihro's Journey surpassed it again after its premiere in China in 2019, and further increased its earnings with the re-premiere in Japan in the summer of 2020. Thus, according to the portal The Numbers, Spirited Away, has a cumulative gross of $ 383,397,782, although it has not been adjusted for inflation.
Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen
Tanjirou Kamado and his friends from the Demon Hunter Corps accompany the Pillar of Fire, Kyoujurou Rengoku, on a mission to investigate a series of disappearances that occur inside a train. Little do they know that Enmu, one of the members of the Twelve Demon Moons, is also on board and has set a trap for them.
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