Demon Slayer Film has 6th highest Japanese film ticket sale in South Korea – News

# 2 Ranked 7th Weekend Movie in South Korea

the Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The movie: Mugen Train The animated film ranked No.2 in its seventh weekend in South Korea, selling around 93,000 tickets over the weekend, with a total of 1.19 million tickets sold since opening. in South Korea on January 27. The film now has the sixth cumulative ticket sale for Japanese Films in South Korea, behind your name., Howl’s moving castle, Abducted as if by magic, Ponyo, and Love letter.

The film won a cumulative total of 11,581,458,860 won (approximately $ 10.2 million) in South Korea.

After 12 consecutive weeks at No. 1 in the box office in Japan, Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The movie: Mugen Train fell to # 2 over the weekend of Jan 9-10, its 13th weekend. The film has ranked in the top three weekly spots in Japan since then, but fell to 4th place last weekend, its 22nd weekend at the box office.

The film has passed Hayao miyazaki‘s 2002 Abducted as if by magic, its latest rival for the highest earnings in Japanese box office history. (Abducted as if by magic earned 30.8 billion yen when it first aired, but has since earned a total of 31.68 billion yen after the resumption screenings last summer.) The film also topped Abducted as if by magic as the # 1 highest paying Japanese film of all time in the world.

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The movie: Mugen Train started screening in Japan on October 16. The film had the world’s highest opening weekend for the weekend of October 16-18. The film sold 3,424,930 tickets and earned 4,623,117,450 yen (approximately $ 43.85 million) in Japan in its first three days. The film sold 910,507 tickets and earned more than 1,268,724,700 yen (approximately $ 12.03 million) on the day it opened, making it the highest weekday opening day on record in Japan.

The main staff from the previous TV anime returned for the next movie. TOHO and Aniplex are responsible for the distribution of the film in Japan. Funimation and American Aniplex will screen the film in theaters across North America in early 2021.

Anime news networkSources: Yonhap News Agency, KOFIC

Marie A. Evans