Makoto Shinkai Reacts To Demon Slayer Mugen Train Overtaking Your Name

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Demon Slayer The Mugen Train movie is heading fast towards being the number one movie in Japan. Recently, it beat Makoto Shinkai’s ‘Your Name’ at the box office. This success didn’t go down well with Makoto Shinkai. He agrees with feeling “frustration”.

In addition, the ‘Your Name’ Director Makoto Shinkai also mentions that it is normal occurrence in the industry and it inspires him to do more good films. He expressed his views via Twitter. Here’s the snap of his tweet.

The fully translated tweet reads (translation by Bushido Samurai):

“Wow, already?! lol
I feel frustrated, but at the same time, I know it’s the healthiness of the entertainment (industry) that records are constantly getting updated. I’ll keep on going every day in order to make nice movies as well.”

As of now, the only anime movie left for Demon Slayer The Mugen Train to overtake i.e. Spirited Away. The Ghibli movie is at the top for the last 19 years. No other anime movie except Demon Slayer The Mugen Train has closed in on its box office collection. Hayao Miyazaki had said that he was unfazed by he success of Demon Slayer movie.

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