The train has left the station and shows no signs of stopping! Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train continues its momentum, officially surpassing $45 million at the North American box office!
The news comes just days after the film became the #2 anime movie of all time at the North American box office, behind only Pokémon: The First Movie in the top spot.
With major box office records broken in Japan and around the world, Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train continues its incredible run in the U.S. and Canada.
The Aniplex of America and Funimation-distributed film landed in North American theaters on April 23, and it was the #1 movie in the U.S. just a week later, beating Mortal Kombat. It’s been steadily breaking records since, including scoring the #1 foreign language film debut ever in the states.
These are just some of the accolades the film has amassed since its release, but the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba hype is far from over. Funko just announced a new line of figures from the series that are must-haves for fans.
On the gaming side of things, SEGA Asia just recently announced that the console game based on the series would be released in English as Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles. The game has a story mode that follows Tanjiro’s journey as well as a battle mode where you can play against your friends using a growing cast of characters from the show.
It’s a great time to be a Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba fan, and if you’ve seen the movie, what did you think? Share this post and let us know! And as always, you can catch up on all things Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba right here on Funimation.