Demon Slayer the Movie becomes the second Japanese film to reach the top of the US box office

The Demon Slayer movie The Movie: Mugen Train has achieved so many achievements that some seem unbelievable, how can a single film be so successful? But despite this, he does not get bored of achieving incredible feats, because now we receive new information.

It is that this film has become the second Japanese Demon Slayer Mugen Train movie to reach the highest positions at the box office in the United States (the first to achieve this was Pokémon: The Movie). But getting to first place cost him a bit, as he had to fight for first place with Mortal Kombat.

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Finally last weekend Tanjiro and his allies were crowned as the kings of the collection tops. At the time of writing, Kimetsu no Yaiba’s movie has already reached $ 428.4 million, only about $ 3.5 million from reaching “The Eight-Hundred” the highest Chinese film. 2020 global box office.

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected the film industry in such a way that last year’s releases are still being counted in the collection tops, which responds to the late releases.

The film opened on October 16, 2020 in Japan and received praise from audiences and critics around the world, with praise for its character development, action sequences, emotional depth, and fidelity to the series. It has grossed more than $ 459 million worldwide, becoming the highest grossing film of 2020 and the first Japanese film and the first anime film to reach the global box office earnings milestone of $ 400 million. It also set several box office records, including the highest-grossing film of all time in Japan, the highest-grossing R-rated animated film of all time, the anime film, and the highest-grossing Japanese film of all time, and being the highest grossing Japanese film of all time. first non-American film to top the annual box office.

Due to its success, it was submitted in the category of Best Animated Feature Film for the Academy Awards and a second season of the anime series, titled Kimetsu no Yaiba – Yūkaku-hen, was announced to premiere in 2021, with the return of all the staff and voice cast from the first season and the film.

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