Devil Killeris tall Mugen train the movie overtook disney’s Frozen 2 by beating a major Blu-ray and DVD sales record since its launch in Japan! Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The movie: Mugen Train officially made its digital debut in North America, but fans are still waiting for the new film’s physical video release. In Japan, however, Mugen train finally made its way onto shelves earlier this month, and the film has already set all kinds of sales records in the ten days it is available for purchase in Japan.
Not only Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The movie: Mugen Train hit the milestone of one million Blu-ray and DVD copies sold in just under a week since its release in Japan, but a new update has revealed that the film’s regular edition releases have established new Records for animated films in Japan since the Reiwa era began in 2019. Not only that, but it broke one of the records for Frozen 2 in the process.
The latest Oricon sales issues (as detailed by Anime News Network) have classified Mugen train in the top two spots (with limited and standard editions making the list) on its Blu-ray and DVD sales chart for the week of June 16-20. According to the update, Mugen Train has now sold 351,326 copies of the Standard Blu-ray Edition, and the Limited Edition has sold 338,016 copies. Add to that the sales of the standard edition DVD (selling 456,909 copies) and the limited edition selling 164,532 copies, and the movie broke Frozen 2.previous record of.
Sales of the regular edition of Mugen train have exceeded Frozen 2limited edition sales of to make the Demon slayer movie the new record holder for highest DVD and Blu-ray first week sales for new era Reiwa animated films in Japan. This was in addition to the previous success of the personal video release of reaching one million copies sold in total within a week of its initial release.
Plus, it all adds up to the massive success Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The movie: Mugen Train famous since its theatrical release last October in Japan. As for fans in North America, Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The movie: Mugen Train is now available for digital purchase and streaming with Funimation in its original versions dubbed in Japanese and English. You can check out our full movie review here!
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