Through the official Twitter account for the Kimetsu no Yaiba animated franchise, it was revealed that the film Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen reached 23.3 billion yen ($ 223 million) in box office revenue and has been released. registered more than 17.5 million attendees to all the functions carried out so far.
With this figure, the film continues to maintain its place as the third highest-grossing anime film in Japan below the titles Spirited Away and Kimi no Na wa (Your Name).
In addition, it was ranked fifth in the ranking of the highest grossing films in history screened in Japan, beating titles such as Harry Potter, Bayside Shakedown and Avatar.
The feature film opened in Japanese theaters on October 16 in Japan and is a direct sequel to the events of the anime, adapting the "Infinity Train Arc" from the original manga. Koyoharu Gotouge published the manga in Shueisha publisher's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine between February 2016 and May 2020.
Kimetsu no Yaiba Synopsis: 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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