For exactly three weeks, Monday was the "day after the storm", at least for Japanese film fans and analysts. In fact, the third weekend data strangely arrived at the Demon Slayer: Infinity Train premises today After a good eighteen days of projections there were no noticeable drops.
First, the official numbers speak of 4.62 billion yen (38 million euros) collected on the first weekend, 6.1 billion yen (50 million euros) were raised in the second week - or October 19-25 - about half of which was received between Saturday October 24th and Sunday October 25th and eventually by others 5 billion yen (41 million euros) collected in the third week, the last. With a total of 15.7 billion yen (approx. 130 million euros) in just eighteen days Demon Slayer: Infinity Train has already reached the top 10 most watched films in Japan, Avatar, Ponyo and Weathering With You.
First in the rankings is currently Studio Ghibli's The Enchanted City with 30 billion home revenues, while Titanic and Frozen close the top 3. According to analysts Demon Slayer could be at the top of the leaderboard before Christmasbecoming the most-watched film of all time in Japan. In 2021, with distribution in the West and China, the film could and will surpass your name the most successful anime film in history.
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