In Japan, the Manon Slayer mania does not want to indicate shrinking. Koyoharu Gotouge's manga not only blocked the Oricon charts along with Jujutsu Kaisen, now the feature film also seems to rule far and wide. His success had allowed him to do that Top 10 Most Watched Movies in Japan.
However, that number now seems like a distant memory. Day after day, the film produced by Ufotable continued to gather viewers and the gross number rose sharply. With over 15 million tickets sold in the Japanese archipelago, the total collection is currently estimated at over 20.4 billion yen (approx. 166 million euros). This allowed him Enter the top 5 most watched Japanese films.
With this jump Demon Slayer Infinity Train passed Howl's Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke and Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Films that had been in these positions for years. It also became the third highest-rated Japanese animated film of all time. There are only four films ahead of him: The Enchanted City in first place, Titanic in second place, Frozen in third place, and Your Name in fourth place.
The gap is not small, but not excessive given the pace at which it takes place Demon Slayer Movie: Infinity Train grinds hits. At this rate, it will only take a few months to become the most watched film in Japan, and for this Ufotable has created new bonuses for those who will see the film in theaters.