Demon Slayer Movie Mugen Train Breaks New Record in Home Release Sales

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The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba franchise has been a resounding success for some time now and it looks like it has no plans of slowing down. The latest achievement for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train is a new record for limited-edition Blu-ray discs and other home releases.

According to Anime News Network, Oricon has confirmed that Mugen Train sold 268,000 limited-edition Blu-ray Discs on its first day of release on Wednesday, June 16. In addition to that, the anime film sold 218,000 regular-edition DVDs. This brings the home release total to 486,000 discs in just one day.


Not surprisingly, Oricon confirmed that the Demon Slayer movie has topped both the daily Blu-ray Disc and daily DVD sales ranking charts.

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This is yet another victory for the Demon Slayer movie, which already holds several records for its theatrical run. The film is currently the highest-grossing film of 2020 as well as the highest-grossing anime and Japanese film of all time.

For those who have yet to see Mugen Train in theaters and can't afford the limited-edition Blu-rays, you can still watch the film this month. It was previously confirmed that the Demon Slayer movie will stream exclusively on Funimation next week.


Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie - Mugen Train will begin streaming on Funimation on June 22, 2021. Its sequel, Demon Slayer Season 2, is officially titled Yukaku-hen and has not yet been given an official release date. However, the second season of Kimetsu no Yaiba is already expected to premiere in October 2021.

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