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Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc Anime Movie Earns ₹6.5 Crore In India

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The earnings for Aniplex Inc., Crunchyroll, and Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc anime film in India has finally been revealed, and the numbers certainly look encouraging.

According to our sources in the industry, Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc has earned ₹6.5 crores in India.

The movie earned ₹4.6 crore in its opening weekend itself, and in doing so marked the biggest opening day or weekend for any International or Hollywood film in 2024. It was also the second-biggest opening of all time for any anime film in India.

As part of the movie’s world tour, Tanjiro’s voice actor Natsuki Hanae, and Aniplex producer Yuma Takahashi had come to Mumbai Comic Con 2024 and then attended a special screening of the film with fan screening.

Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc

The movie is a compilation of the first episode from the upcoming Hashira Training Arc and the final episode of the Swordsmith Village Arc.

Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc anime series is set to premiere on Crunchyroll from May 12, 2024, with a one-hour special episode. The previous instalment of the anime titled, Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc, released in Japan in April 2023. 

The first season of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV anime consisted of twenty-six episodes produced by Ufotable aired in Japan from April to September 2019.

A sequel film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, was released in October 2020 and became the highest-grossing anime film and Japanese film of all time.

A second season of the anime series, readapting the “Mugen Train” arc seen in the film in seven episodes and covering the “Entertainment District” arc from the manga in eleven episodes, aired from October 2021 to February 2022.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. It was serialized in Shueisha’s shonen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with its chapters collected in 23 tankobon volumes.

It has been published in English by Viz Media and simultaneously published by Shueisha on their Manga Plus platform.

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