Have you heard about Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba, the Movie Infinity Train? You would have heard about it for sure as it made headlines after crossing the $150 million mark. This was just after 17 days of being on the big screen. It is a Japanese anime film whose distributors are Aniplex and Toho. The distributors successfully managed to make $24m during the two-day weekend’s duration. Later they earned around $29 million the following weekend. The film was released in over 403 theatres on October 16th, 2020. Just after 10 days of being released, the movie touched the $100 million mark. You’d think that was the end, but a week later, the movie surpassed $150 million, marking an enormous success for the creators and the entire team behind Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba, the Movie Infinity Train.
As you are already aware of the coronavirus situation across the world, it is only worsening. During these times, many Asian films are topping the international box office charts. You can expect to see some more Asian films topping the charts throughout 2020 and maybe even during the start of 2021. Several European and American studios are still on a halt. They may not resume the production of new films and series till the coronavirus pandemic comes under control. This means that 2020 will not see much from the Hollywood studios. Till the time this is the case, you can enjoy the fantastic Asian creations.
What is Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba, the Movie Infinity Train about?
Demon Slayer the Movie: Shueisha, Aniplex, and Ufotable have produced Mugen Train. The film’s enormous success can be credited to its source material written by Gotoge Koyoharu. It is a comic book that shows how a boy turns into a demon slayer. He goes through some terrible times; his parents are killed, and demons kidnap his sister. Sounds interesting, right? It was first released as a comic book back in February 2016. It has been four years, and till now, almost 100 million copies of the comic have been sold. If you are not a reader, then don’t worry; there is also an anime series based on the comic. It was released on Tv in April 2019 and ended in September 2019. In case you have missed it, you can catch it on Amazon, Netflix, and Hulu.
Release schedule of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba the Movie Infinity Train
As of now, the film has not been released in all parts of the world. The film’s release schedule has been planned to release in North American theatres as well. You can expect to watch it in the early months of 2021. This depends on a lot of factors; one major factor is the coronavirus pandemic. Japan has made great films over recent years; they have been successful not only in Japan but also in other parts of the world. The last film to be super successful was Makoto Shinkai’s Weathering with You. It is another anime film, and it surpassed the $132 million mark. Demon Slayer has surpassed that with a large margin. It now belongs in the top 10 highest-grossing films made by Japan. You should definitely give this movie a watch and stay tuned with us for more exciting news!