Demon Slayer: Infinity Train had the biggest launch in Japanese cinema historywith 1.34 billion yen (11 million euros) raised in theaters on the first day of the screening. The record extends to all types of films projected, animated and otherwise and previously held by from 1896 to the present day Matrix Reloaded.
According to the first official data, Demon Slayer: Infinity Train is currently being released in 267 theatersfor a total of 6,170 screenings per day. On average, each cinema shows the film 23 times every 24 hours. The previous record was held by Frozen 2, which in 2019 was shown 3,786 times a day for an average of 14 daily programs per cinema.
The best opening weekend for a film released in Japan right now is that of Matrix Reloadedwith 2.2 billion yen collected in two days. Place two and three with just over 2 billion yen Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Demon Slayer: Infinity Train achieved sales of 1.34 billion euros on the first day, according to forecasts it should reach 3 billion in the course of tomorrow. If it succeeds, it will also set the record for the film with the best opening weekend in Japanese history.
My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising On the opening day, 283 million yen were grossed in, and around 1.5 billion yen during the entire stay in the theaters. Demon Slayer: Infinity Train hit practically the same number in less than 24 hoursand will double it by the end of the first weekend. In comparison with a mainstream film, Joker grossed 6.2 million euros in Italy in four days, a little more than half of what Ufotables film did in less than 24 hours.
Demon Slayer: Infinity Train will arrive in Italy in 2021, the same year that the second season of the anime series is set to be released. According to analysts, the film is set to become one of the greatest hits in Japanese history it might even take Makoto Shinkai's Your Name off the table, stopped at 25 billion yen collected.
Pre-sale tickets for Demon Slayer the Movie: Infinity Train Arc in Japan top Frozen 2 and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It is expected to outperform the Matrix Reloaded and Harry Potter franchises as the biggest opening weekend ever. by r / anime