The screenings sold 1.47 million tickets in the first 10 days.
Kodoani.com – “World Tour Jōei: Kimetsu no Yaiba Jōgen Shūketsu, Soshite Katanakaji no Sato e” (Showing during World Tour: Demon Slayer: The Upper Ranks Gathering and Onward to the Swordsmith Village), theatrical screenings of the upcoming film premiere of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc Kimetsu no Yaiba: Katanakaji no Sato-Hen), the television anime, earned over 2 billion yen (about US$15 million) in its first 10 days at the Japanese box office. . The film has sold about 1.47 million tickets. The film topped the box office for the second week in a row.
The screening included episodes 10 and 11 of the Kimetsu no Yaiba Amusement Park Arc, as well as the first episode of the Swordsmith Village Arc.
Screenings began on February 3, at 418 theaters in Japan. The film sold 813,000 tickets and grossed 1,158,765,410 yen (about US$8.75 million) in its first three days of opening in Japan. Screenings will be shown in theaters in more than 95 countries and territories.
America’s Crunchyroll and Aniplex will screen Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- in North American theaters on March 3. There’s also a red carpet event for sold-out pre-shows at Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles on February 18.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc will premiere on television in April with a special hour.
Director Haruo Sotozaki, character designer and animation director Akira Matsushima, animation studio ufotable, and the main cast are all returning for the new season.
The first television anime of Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga premiered in April 2019.
The anime film The Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train begins streaming in Japan in October 2020. Crunchyroll and Funimation are streaming the film.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc, a seven-episode arc adapted from the Mugen Train, premiered in October 2021. The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yūkaku: Yūkaku) television anime arc -hen) then premiered in December 2021 with an hour-long special.
Gotouge launched the manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in February 2016. The manga ended in May 2020. Shueisha published the manga’s 23rd and final volume in December 2020.