Demon Slayer Hashira Training Arc Theatrical Crosses 2 Billion Yen Revenue Mark

KIMETSU NO YAIBA © 2016 by Koyoharu Gotouge/SHUEISHA Inc.

On Thursday, it was revealed that Demon Slayer” Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc’s theatrical screenings have made over 2.27 billion Yen in revenue so far. 

This amounts to nearly 14.4 million US dollars of revenue in 95 days, with the event being attended by 1.59 million people in total. 

The staff details are as follows:

  • Original story: Koyoharu Gotouge (Shueisha Jump Comics)
  • Director: Haruo Tonozaki
  • Character Design/ Chief Animation Director: Akira Matsushima
  • Script production: ufotable
  • Sub-character Design: Miyuki Sato, Yoko Kajiyama, Mika Kikuchi
  • Prop Design: Shoji Koyama
  • Art direction: Masaru Yanaka, Yuri Kabasawa
  • Art direction: Koji Eto
  • Director of photography: Yuichi Terao
  • 3D director: Kazuki Nishiwaki
  • Colour designer: Yuko Omae
  • Editing: Manabu Jono
  • Music: KAJIURA Yuki, SHIINA Go
  • Opening theme song: MY FIRST STORY x HYDE “Yumegen” (BEAT SEEKER MUSIC)
  • Animation Production: ufotable

About Demon Slayer:

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge.

It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with its chapters collected in 23 tankōbon volumes.

The 26-episode 1st season by Ufotable was broadcast from April to September 2019.

October 2020 saw the release of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, a sequel that became the highest-grossing anime film and Japanese film of all time.

Demon Slayer entered its second season with 18 episodes, which debuted in October 2021 and concluded in February 2022, covering the Entertainment District arc. Concurrently, in February 2023, a compilation film titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Swordsmith Village was released.

From April 2023 to June 2023, a third season consisting of eleven episodes was broadcast, showcasing the Swordsmith Village arc.

Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Demon Slayer as follows:

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon.

To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.

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