Demon Slayer: Infinity Train has surpassed Spirited Away for the second timeThis time on the total revenue side and rightly the most watched Japanese film in the world. The film grossed 36.8 billion yen (around 291 million euros) in Japan and around 25 million euros in six other countries.
On January 7th, Demon Slayer surpassed Your Name at the world box office, achieving sales of 296 million euros compared to 292 million euros for Makoto Shinkai's film. With 312.5 million euros raised worldwide, The film to hit was still The Enchanted City.
From January 7th to date, Demon Slayer: Infinity Train also debuted in South Korea and a handful of other countries. a total of € 316 million. So in less than three months, Studio Ghibli's masterpiece was stolen from the record for Japan's most watched film and then for the world's most watched anime and Japanese films. Demon Slayer has not yet debuted in China, North America, and Europe We can expect a final record of almost 450/500 million euros.
Beyond the business records, Ufotable would like to receive even more praise, which is why the film was recently nominated as a finalist for the 2021 Academy Awards. Demon Slayer: Infinity Train also received a 44th nomination for Japan. Academy Film Prize with Purple Evergarden is Poupelle from Chimney Town.