Movie “Blade of Demon destruction” topped box office revenue of 20 billion yen in 24 days November 9th 13:52
The popular manga-based animated movie “Theatrical Version of the Blade of Demon Destruction” Infinite Train Edition has exceeded 20 billion yen at the box office in the 24 days since its release. As a movie screened in Japan, it was the sixth film to exceed 20 billion yen in box office revenue, and it became the fifth film in history to overtake “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” released in 2001.
Based on the popular manga “Blade of Demon destruction”, the movie version of “The Blade of Demon Destruction” Infinite Train Edition is a story in which the main character’s boy fights against enemy demons in Japan in the Taisho era, and the series of TV animation broadcast last year is drawn.
According to Toho, which distributes movies, the number of spectators was 15.37 million in the 24 days from the release on the 16th to the 8th of last month, and the box office reached 20.4 billion yen.
As a movie screened in Japan, the box office exceeded 20 billion yen for the sixth time, and the movie version of “The Blade of Demons” was released in 2001 and became the fifth largest in history, over the “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.”
In addition, the 24th day of the period that took to exceed 20 billion yen became the fastest ever, over the record of 59 days of director Hayao Miyazaki’s “Hidden Gods of Thousand and Thousands” released in 2001.