Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba , is a manga that tells the story of a demon slayer named Kamado Tanjirō . Following the success of the animated series, which first launched in 2016, Aniplex , a Sony- owned production studio, took the initiative to make it a feature film.
And since its first screening in Japan, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has broken all records. It even dethroned Spirited Away , which was a hit and until recently generated the most profit since its release in 2002. And this feat was accomplished in record time.
News that will delight fans, as the success of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba continues to grow in Japan, this feature film will soon be released in Europe and the United States. And if the reception is the same as in Japan, this can only work in favor of Koyoharu Gotōge , the author of the manga and all the team behind this film.
A dazzling success in record time
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba tells the story of Kamado Tanjirō, a Japanese teenager who, following the massacre of his family, goes on a demon hunt. In his quest, Tanjirō does everything possible to cure his little sister, Nezuko , who has unfortunately become one.
The background of the story of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba , mixing brotherly love and various positive ideals, particularly touched the Japanese population. This explains its incredible success, placing it in first place at the box office in Japan , ahead of the mythical Spirited Away by Hayao Miyazaki.
Moreover, if we compare the figures, the results are impressive. Upon its release, Spirited Away grossed $ 297,024,928 . And thanks to the latest recovery projections, those numbers have risen to $ 305,517,168 . But for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba , after just 73 days of screenings, it has raised over $ 314 million .
A success that can only increase
Since the premiere screening of the film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba which took place on October 16, 2020 in Japan , Koyoharu Gotōge and his team have managed to sell no less than 24,049,907 tickets . In addition, the marketing of various derivative products allowed them to make even more profits.
And with the imminent release of this feature film in the United States and Europe, scheduled for the year 2021, we already expect this feature film from the manga by Koyoharu Gotōge to break new records here. little.