Demon Slayer Mugen Train Puts Up a Record Breaking Spree in the US!

Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train (Image: Comicbook)

Demon Slayer Mugen Train is undoubtedly the best anime movie this year and last year. One of the few good things that came out of 2020 and well in 2021, the film is still whirring up a buzz. From the house of Ufotable, Mugen Train is a new chapter in Tanjiro’s story. Recently, the film broke records in the USA, and we can’t be happier!

Demon Slayer Mugen Train Performance in the USA

The movie hit the US screens in April this year, and in a week, it was all over the place. In its debut week, the film grossed around $21 million in earnings. However, the second week saw Mugen Train rise to become the week’s highest earner. The film has already earned second place in the highest-grossing anime movies in the USA, ranking right after Mortal Kombat. The film is undoubtedly Funimation’s three-day opening so far. Despite a late release, Demon Slayer is quite close to breaking Mortal Kombat’s record, and the film has just started screening.

Demon Slayer Mugen Train International Earnings

With a rating of 8.3, the movie is doing incredibly well. Overall, Mugen Train has earned about $75 million so far internationally. The film has sold around 9 million tickets globally, and the numbers are still rising. The film has earned the highest-grossing anime movie in many nations such as Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, etc. Mugen Train has already earned the title of being the highest-grossing film of 2020.

Flame Pillar Kyojuro Rengoku and Upper Kizuki Three, Akaza (Image: Youtube)

Mugen Train Laurels

The movie has secured many awards and a.ccolades for itself besides being a big hit. The movie stayed on the no.1 spot in Japan for 12 weeks! It also broke the record held by Ghibli’s classic Spirited Away. Mugen Train secured to get a 95% rating from Rotten Tomatoes. The movie has been awarded Song of the Year, Best Anime Film of the Year, and other acclaims in 2020. Mugen Train has already earned Animation of the year in 2021. Below is the trailer for the masterpiece:

Daryl Harding, a reviewer for Crunchyroll said that the movie’s animation rivals that of Violet Evergarden Movie. Mugen train beautifully combines 2D with 3D. The movie may get a Best Animation nomination at the 2021 Academy Awards.

Final Thoughts

Demon Slayer’s movie adaptation has already earned worldwide recognition. Netizens believe that the movie will keep up with its upward streak. What are your thoughts about the worldwide fame Mugen Train. When the series debuted in 2019, no one could predict the massive success the series has earned. Oh and you can read the articles here to know more about the anime.Do not forget to check out the anime on Netflix. Stay tuned for more anime news!




Tanishka is a student at the University of Delhi with a keen interest in writing, art, and many other things. She is passionate about stories and loves all things anime and manga.