Swordsmith Village Arc Theatrical 1st Episode Earns 1.15 Billion Yen


During the first weekend of release in Japan, Demon Slayer (Kimetsu no Yaiba): Swordsmith Village Arc special 1st Episode brought in 1,158,765,410 yen (about 8.73 million USD) by selling 810,000 tickets.

The film screening that served as the Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village arc Season 3 premiere took place over the weekend and debuted at number one at the Japanese box office.

The final two episodes of Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc, episodes 10 and 11, as well as the first television episode of the Swordsmith Village arc, are all included in the screening.

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Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc a Massive Success

(Demon Slayer: The Upper Ranks Gather and Move on to the Swordsmith Village, a World Tour Screening) The Demon Slayer season 3: Swordsmith Village arc theatrical screening, which had its Japanese theatre debut over the weekend, won the top spot at the box office.

Over its first three days in Japanese cinemas, the movie sold 810,000 tickets and made 1,158,764,410 yen, which is nearly 8.75 million US dollars. These figures were gathered from 418 various theatres located around Japan. The screenings began on February 3rd, last Friday.

Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc Theatrical 1st Episode Screening Earns 1.15 Billion Yen
Credit: © 吾峠呼世晴/集英社・アニプレックス・ufotable

Due to the screenings, the first episode of the Swordsmith Village arc and the Entertainment District arc from the previous season were merged. This produces a big cinematic experience that, before revealing the actual events, reviews the moments that foreshadowed them.

Over 95 nations and territories will host the screenings, according to Studio. The episodes will be theatrically released by Muse Asia in Singapore and Malaysia on February 18 and 19 and in April, a one-hour special of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc will air on television.

But as for the television premiere the Swordsmith Village arc’s first two episodes will likely be included in the one-hour television premiere in April rather than the film’s combined recap showing in the theaters.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba History

In April 2019, the first television adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga debuted. The anime was licensed by Aniplex of America, which also aired on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation.

The television anime made its debut on Adult Swim’s Toonami schedule in October 2019. The anime film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train premiered in Japan in October 2020. The movie is streaming on Funimation and Crunchyroll.

After that, the seven-episode season was released named Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc, which adapts the Mugen Train movie, and debuted in October 2021. Soon after that, a one-hour special of The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Ykaku-hen) television anime debuted in December 2021.

The anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc were both aired on Funimation and Crunchyroll.

So What do you think of Demon Slayer Series? Are you excited to see all the Upper Moons together? Kindly let us know in the comments.

Frequently Asked Question

1. Does the Season 3 stream on Crunchyroll or Funimation?

Yes, as we all know that all the seasons and the movie are available to watch on both of these famous platforms so it’s confirmed that season 3 will also be available on Crunchyroll or Funimation after its television debut.

2. Is Demon Slayer available on Netflix?

Yes, up till now all the seasons were ready to stream on Netflix, but it’s not confirmed whether season 3 will be available on Netflix or not.


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