The box office revenue of the movie version 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba' exceeded 30 billion yen
The box office revenue of the movie version 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba' infinite train edition released on October 16, 2020 (Friday) exceeded 30 billion yen including the figures on Saturday and Sunday in the 9th week of release understood.
The movie version of 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba' infinite train edition, mobilized 22.539,385 spectators (box office revenue of 30,289,307,700 yen) in 59 days. Thank you very much for visiting us every day for about 2 months. We would like to express our deep gratitude for the screening of MX4D and 4DX from December 26th. I hope you enjoy it. #Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba— Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Official (@kimetsu_off) December 14, 2020
Due to the influence of the new coronavirus, there were a series of works that delayed the release time, and the movie version 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba' will be screened up to 42 times on the first day of its release . It was released on an unusual scale, with 20 movie theaters showing more than 35 times .
As a result, 3.42 million people were mobilized during the three consecutive holidays from the release date. Box office revenue also recorded 4.6 billion yen in just three days . Since then, the numbers have been steadily increasing, and from Saturday, December 12th, we will start distributing the 'Visitors Thank-you Special Book', which is a privilege for visitors.
Starting today, we will start distributing the 3rd 'Thank you for visiting special book' to a total of 750,000 people nationwide.— Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Official (@kimetsu_off) December 12, 2020
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And on December 14, 2020, it was announced that the cumulative box office revenue finally reached 30.2 billion yen. The number one movie box office revenue ranking in Japan is 30.8 billion yen for Hayao Miyazaki's ' Spirited Away ' released on July 20, 2001, so the difference is only close to 600 million yen. Become.
1st place: Spirited Away (30.8 billion yen / released in 2001)
2nd place: Movie version 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba' infinite train edition (30.2 billion yen / released in 2020)
3rd place: Titanic (26.2 billion yen / released in 1997)
4th place: Anna and the Snow Queen (25.5 billion yen / released in 2013)
5th place: What is your name? (25.30 billion yen / released in 2016)
6th place: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (20.3 billion yen / released in 2001)
7th place: Howl's Moving Castle (19.6 billion yen / released in 2004)
8th place: Princess Mononoke (19.3 billion yen / released in 1997)
9th place: Bayside Shakedown THE MOVIE 2 Block the Rainbow Bridge! (17.35 billion yen / released in 2003)
10th place: Harry Potter and the Secret Room (17.3 billion yen / released in 2002)
The box office revenue of 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba' and the transition of the number of spectators are as follows. As expected, two months after its release, the momentum has slowed down, but even in that state, you can see that it is a terrifying work with box office revenue of 1 billion yen per week.
The unit of the vertical axis of box office revenue is '100 million yen'.
The unit on the horizontal axis of the number of spectators is '10,000 people'.
On Sunday, December 20, 2020, the 'Pillar Meeting / Butterfly House Edition', which is a story shortly before the movie version, will be broadcast. This is a story that continues from 'Nada Spider Mountain Edition' that was broadcast in conjunction with the release of the movie version, and it is also the episode in which the flame pillar, Purgatory Anjuro, who is active in the movie version, appears for the first time in the main story, so only in the movie version. If you don't know 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba', it should be easy to understand what the demon slaughter corps is.
Broadcast of ' # Devil's Blade Pillar Joint Conference / Butterfly House Edition' has been decided!— Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Official (@kimetsu_off) December 10, 2020
It will be broadcast nationwide on Fuji TV from 18:59 to 21:14 on Sunday, December 20th. A special edition with new footage created for this broadcast, including newly provided illustrations and special end rolls drawn by ufotabel! pic.twitter.com/81e9bktOi4
By the way, the original manga ' Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ' started serializing in Weekly Shonen Jump in 2016, and an animation project was announced in 2018. The name is listed alongside 'Land of the Lustrous ' in ' Manga I want you to animate' of AnimeJapan 2017, which was held immediately after the 5th volume containing the latter half of 'Nada Spider Mountain' was published. It can be seen that it was an expected work from that time.
The works that fully met expectations were the movie version of 'The Garden of Sinners' series 7 parts (2007-2009), 'Fate / Zero' (2011/2012), and 'Fate / stay night [Unlimited Blade'. Works] ”( 2014-2015 ), etc. ufotable . The director, Haruo Sotozaki, is known for 'Ninja Nonsense' (2004), 'Tales of Symphonia THE ANIMATION' (2007-2012), and 'Tales of Zestiria the Cross' (2016-2017).
The weekend results for the 10th week of publication are as follows.
December 19th (Sat): Audience mobilization 133,068 people / box office revenue 187,788,050 yen
December 20 (Sun): Audience mobilization 148,780 people / box office revenue 222,627,400 yen
In total for 66 days from the release, the total number of spectators was 23,175,884 and the box office revenue was 31,166,477,900 yen.
The box office revenue of 'Spirited Away' was 31,680 million yen due to the revival screening in the summer of 2020.