Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

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Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by gaastra » October 18th, 2020, 7:12 pm

Demon Slayer the movie helps overseas movies.

$40m in three days.


Big news this weekend out of Japan where anime adaptation Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train shattered all-time opening records. The film, which opened on Friday October 16, as opposed to the usual Saturday/Sunday weekend, is estimated to have grossed upwards of $30M for the three-day. This number could rise above $40M, but box office figures are tightly controlled out of Japan, and so we won’t know for sure on an actual until tomorrow. Regardless, it’s agreed, the debut is wild.

Putting it into some perspective, Frozen 2 opened to a 3-day of $18.2M at historical rates.

IMAX, for its part on Demon Slayer, says it is currently enjoying a record-setting opening weekend. However, due to local customs, the official weekend number isn’t coming until tomorrow.

Such was the anticipation for this Haruo Sotozaki-directed Demon Slayer locally that screenings began at 7AM on Friday and some theaters, according to reports, were playing it up to 40 times per day. From Aniplex and Ufotable, and released by Aniplex and Toho, Demon Slayer is based on the manga Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba by Koyoharu Gotoge. It was then adapted into a TV series and Mugen Train (aka Infinity Train) is the direct follow-up to that.

The Japanese government relaxed cinema capacity restrictions in mid-September, but some are understood to nevertheless have been cautious about the number of seats they sell, and concessions are not available everywhere.

The Demon Slayer story sees Tanjiro Kamado and friends from the Demon Slayer corps board the Infinity Train on a new mission to investigate a mysterious series of disappearances perpetrated by a demon who has been tormenting people and killing the demon slayers who oppose it.

Japan has had some notable local successes as moviegoing has ramped up again in the past few months. They include the latest Doreamon ($30M+ cume) and From Today, It’s My Turn with $48M. Both pictures released over the summer. Japan is also a big market on Christopher Nolan’s Tenet with $21.6M after five sessions.





https://deadline.com/2020/10/demon-slay ... 234599364/
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Re: Dragon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by EricJ » October 18th, 2020, 7:22 pm

Oh, darn, from the header, I thought Paramount had brought "Dragonslayer" back for a studio-orphan run in Fathom screenings!

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by gaastra » October 28th, 2020, 8:55 am

Demon slayer movie hits $100m at the box office!

https://deadline.com/2020/10/demon-slay ... 234602427/

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by Daniel » October 28th, 2020, 3:15 pm

That's good. Certainly deserves it. Right from the first episode I was hooked. Really enjoyed it. Has some amazing visuals and heart. The bond between Tanjiro and Nezuko is just beautiful. The ending song from that episode was stuck in my head forever!

Can't wait for the dub of the movie! :)

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by gaastra » November 5th, 2020, 8:22 am

Thanks to a recent report out of Japan, fans know how the box office is shaping up for Demon Slayer. As it turns out, the ambitious film has grossed more than $150,691,000 USD as of right now. That means it has earned this kind of cash in just 17 days, and it has done so only in Japan as Demon Slayer hasn't been released internationally as of yet.
https://comicbook.com/anime/news/demon- ... ime-japan/

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by Daniel » November 7th, 2020, 3:59 pm

Awesome!

Check out this limited-time shop to commemorate the movie:



Tons of kawaii stuff! I would go crazy! ;)

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by gaastra » November 9th, 2020, 8:07 pm

Now at $200m!

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by gaastra » November 16th, 2020, 9:53 am

Demon slayer has broke the record for imax in japan! It may catch up to the tree highest grossing japan animated films spirited away, frozen and your name and not every movie chain is open in japan! Japan is going out to see it again and again and it's done so well movies deleyed till next year like doreamon are getting moved back up to this year!

This film has restarted the japan movie industry!

Crazy!

https://deadline.com/2020/11/demon-slay ... 234615988/

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by Daniel » November 18th, 2020, 7:33 pm

Pretty amazing! Currently rewatching on Toonami. Some of those visuals, man!

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by gaastra » November 19th, 2020, 10:15 am

And it just got released in taiwan. And broke records! It's been in only two countries so far and broke records in both!

https://variety.com/2020/film/asia/demo ... 234834569/

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by Daniel » November 19th, 2020, 8:08 pm

This is making the wait harder...!

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by gaastra » November 23rd, 2020, 10:33 am

Deadline says demon slayer movie about to pass frozen in japan and 3rd biggest movie of 2020 worldwide in just six weeks and it's only in two countries right now!.

https://deadline.com/2020/11/demon-slay ... 234620261/

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by Daniel » November 23rd, 2020, 1:28 pm

If something has to pass Frozen, I couldn't think of a better candidate.

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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by gaastra » November 24th, 2020, 9:08 am


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Re: Demon Slayer The Movie Hit At Overseas Box Office!

Post by Daniel » November 25th, 2020, 2:40 pm

Now let's see if it can beat another record. ;)

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