Demon Slayer: Infinity Train, Makoto Shinkai on the success of the film: "I’m speechless!"

There has been a lot of talk in the past few days about Demon Slayer's unexpected success: Infinity Train, the Ufotable film that focuses on the adventures of young Tanjiro. According to many analysts The film could even break the incredible Your Name recordand in this regard none other than its author, Makoto Shinkai, intervened.

The author of Your Name and Weathering With You has always rated the work of Koyoharu Gotouge very positively in this case too, he took the opportunity to celebrate the start of the film: "Impressive! Can't believe it, such a start in Japanese cinemas? The Demon Slayer movie grossed 4.62 billion yen in three days, what an incredible result!".

Hence no rivalry between Makoto Shinkai and Koyoharu Gotouge, who had already celebrated victory at the Tokyo Anime Film Festival 2020 with the most first prizes at the beginning of the year. Demon Slayer has already hit the small screen and is quickly becoming one of the most watched anime series in the world, while Makoto Shinkai's films continue to generate record revenue. The Japanese audience will surely be delighted to celebrate the achievements of two such talented creators.

We remind you that Demon Slayer: Infinity Train is approaching second weekend in Japanese cinemas with forecasts Between 8 and 10 billion yen was raised at midnight on Sunday, October 25th. The film will also arrive in Italy in 2021 courtesy of Dynit.

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