In Japan a real one is afoot Demon Slayer Feverwho leads the work of Koyoharu Gotouge too Selling at a pace that dozens of analysts consider unsustainable. In addition to dominating the box office with Demon Slayer: Infinity Train, the series has broken a new record in print sales. But that's not all.
First and foremost, Oricon recently confirmed that the Demon Slayer manga took a hit new record for the number of units of a single volume sold in a given fiscal year. The previous record belonged to ONE PIECE with 3.8 million copies sold for volume 61 in 2011, while Demon Slayer managed to beat it that year with two tankobons: number 19 (3.8 million units sold) and number 18 (4 million units sold). The opera still has 5 weeks to strengthen its record.
Other incredible data comes from different industries. Dydo Drinco, a well-known soft drink maker, recently started a collaboration with Demon Slayer to promote its coffee cans, which are now available in a new version with the face of one of the protagonists printed on the product. The Company sold over 50 million cans in less than two monthsThis corresponds to a sales increase of 150% compared to the previous year.
At the box office, the Demon Slayer film has already grossed 4.62 billion yen, and analysts suggest it could be Double the number by midnight on Sunday, October 25th. A second season of the anime will be released between 2021 and 2022.
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And Kimetsu no Yaiba # 18 is the first manga volume since Oricon began tracking it in 2008 to reach 4 million copies sold in a year * https: //t.co/YjpRQF9uS7 pic.twitter.com/IkpRE9p0U7- ManganiMY (something returned) (@ManganiMY) October 23, 2020