Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train Is the Highest-Grossing Anime Film Worldwide

Crunchyroll is reporting that the Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime film has overtaken Spirited Away to become the highest-grossing anime film worldwide, with a total gross of 47.89 billion yen (US$442.81 million).

Spirited Away is now number two at 47.03 billion yen (US$395,580,000), with your name. at third with 41.43 billion yen (US$380,140,500). Unlike the dollar, the Japanese yen has remained steady over the last 20 years, only seeing inflation of 2.15% since Spirited Away first released, making a perfect indicator of which film is number one.

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train opened in Japanese cinemas on October 16, 2020 and had the best opening weekend in Japanese cinema history, becoming the highest-grossing film in Japanese theaters ever, the highest-grossing anime and Japanese film worldwide, and the second-highest-grossing film of 2020.

Source: Crunchyroll

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