The paper a few hours ago Nikkan Sports has officially confirmed the first sales figures for Demon Slayer: Infinity Train, the sequel to the world-famous Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba series. The film, as reported, it would have grossed about 1.2 billion yen Friday October 16, e another 1.8 billion the next day.
The first 1.34 billion yen reports were received on day one, but the Japanese newspaper re-evaluated after listening to some insiders. The second day proceeds have yet to be confirmed, but even with a minimal margin of error, it is now official that this is it best opening weekend for a film in Japanese cinemas.
This recording includes all kinds of films, animated or otherwise, and was previously held by Matrix Reloaded with 2.2 billion collected in two days. Demon Slayer: Infinity Train is currently valued at 2.6 / 3 billion yen received between Friday and Saturdayand according to the Leaker Spytrue, the film would have made a billion yen in daytime sales today.
As for domestic revenue, the first film based on the work of Koyoharu Gotouge should have already passed My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (1.5 billion in a month) Dragon Ball Super Broly (4 billion yen in 24 days) and almost reached ONE PIECE: Stampede (5.5 billion in two months). The real goal remains, however Your name, stopped at 25 billion yen collected at home.
The dates should be officially confirmed later in the week, but the margin of error remains minimal. We remind you that according to some rumors, the second season of Demon Slayer is already in production.
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The line for the new Demon Slayer film in Japan! by r / KimetsuNoYaiba