Demon Slayer

A 2020 Japanese anime film “Demon Slayer” was based on the manga “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” by Koyoharu Gotōge. The film is an immediate continuation of the 2019 anime series. That was organized by Haruo Sotozaki and developed by Ufotable. The main Japanese and English actors in the anime series have also returned to reprise their roles. It was released on October 16, 2020, in Japan with great success. And became the highest-grossing Japanese film of 2020. Being also ranking as one of the highest-grossing films in the world of 2020 and the highest-grossing film in Japan.

Release Date

On 16th October 2020, the series was released.

Plot

Along with his colleagues Tanjiro Kamado from the Demon Slayer Corps ally with Kyōjurō Rengoku, Flame Hashira, to analyze an unusual series of disappearances. That took place in what appeared to be an infinite procession. A very little is it known that Enmu, the final of the deeper moon of the Twelve Kizuki, was moreover on board and putting tangles for them.

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Voice Cast

• Tanjiro Kamado
• Nezuko Kamado
• Zenitsu Agatsuma
• Inosuke Hashibira
• Kyōjurō Rengoku
• Enmu
• Akaza
• Ruka Rengoku
• Shinjuro Rengoku
• Senjuro Rengoku

Box Office

Upon release, the film broke the record for the first day at $ 11.3 million. In its first weekend in Japan, it earned $ 44 million. It was the best three-day opening weekend in Japanese cinemas. And the world’s most lucrative film for the weekend. Despite several safety measures put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Such as a remote location that limits entry to about half of normal or restricted capacity. And a ban for food and drink in a full capacity session. Within ten days, it became the fastest film in Japanese box office history, with over $ 100 million. Demon Slayer hit the list for Spirited Away (2001), which recently surpassed 10 billion yen in 19 days. And held that record for 19 years. Infinity Train also set a record for the second highest-earning weekend. In 17 days, it overcame the 15 billion yen and 150 million dollar barrier. The film also grossed 20.4 billion yen ($ 197.9 million), making it the fifth highest-rated film in Japan in 24 days.

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Production

On September 28, 2019, as soon as the 26th episode aired, an anime film titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba The Movie: Infinity Train was announced. with staff and players playing their part.
On April 10, 2020, it was announced that the film would be released on October 16, 2020, in Japan. The film was distributed in Japan by Aniplex and Toho. Lisa played the theme song of the film “Homura”.