Demon Slayer is once again in the theatres of Japan but this time the movie is titled “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Swordsmith Village” and is basically the recap of previous season and one episode from season 3. Even though it’s just repeated episodes and a new 38 minute episode, it still managed to earn whopping 230 Million yen ($2.4M USD appx.) in Japan on its premiere night.
The season 3 of Demon Slayer anime is just two months away and it will feature the Swordsmith Village arc.
Demon Slayer is the biggest phenomenon of recent anime, once again it will prove itself. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Swordsmith Village will likely to become the third biggest debut in Japan on February.
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The movie debuted at the top of the Japan box office with 320 million yen on the first day! This is an unusual number for an anime event screening, and the first day’s results are by far the best for this year’s provisional No. 1 hit start! Weekend stage greeting LV continues to be full, and its popularity is undiminished!?
Currently, the movie is number 1 in the Japan Box office and looks like it won’t do down anytime soon.
Many scenes from the movie have also been leaked out. One of those is the controversial Mitsuri Kanroji Bath scene, which is there in the movie unsensored. Another scene is of Yoriichi and few more moments from Swordsmith Village episode are all over in the social media.
The Demon Slayer movie is out in Japan so, the voice actors for the upper moons are also revealed. Ryotaro Okiayu will be performing as Kokushibou, mostly known for his work as Scar from Fullmetal Alchemist, Byakuya from Bleach and Kizaru from One Piece.
- Kokushibo: Ryotaro Okiayu
- Doma: Mamoru Miyano
- Hantengu: Toshio Furukawa
- Gyokko: Kosuke Toriumi
Moreover, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- World Tour run has been expanded from the previously confirmed 80 countries and territories to a whopping 95.
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