Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train is now the second-highest-grossing anime movie in US field workplace historical past. Funimation celebrated the milestone by way of a news blog post. The film can also be the highest-grossing anime movie of all time within the worldwide field workplace.

As of May 21, 2021, the Demon Slayer film has grossed just below 44 million {dollars} at the US field workplace. Tanjiro Kamado and the gang knocked Pokemon: The Movie 2000 out of the second spot, taking its place. However, the movie nonetheless has a methods to go earlier than it could actually catch as much as 1999’s Pokemon: The First Movie. That animated function sits comfortably within the primary spot of highest-grossing anime movies within the US at slightly beneath 86 million dollars.

Additionally, the Demon Slayer film is the highest-grossing anime movie of all time each in Japan and worldwide. In Japan, it has earned simply shy of 40 billion yen (roughly 367 million {dollars}) whereas the worldwide determine is a complete of 477 million dollars.

The darkish fantasy sequence continues its profitable run with a number of types of media. Earlier in May 2021, Aniplex confirmed the Demon Slayer stage play will return to theaters in Tokyo and Osaka. Additionally, Good Smile Company is rereleasing Nezuko and Zenitsu figures in its widespread line of Nendoroids. And the upcoming online game Demon Slayer: Hinokami Kepputan may have a number of variations of Tanjiro Kamado to play as.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train is screening now in US theaters. It will launch digitally on June 22, 2021.