The race to be on top of the entertainment industry has never stopped, which is why box office battles are always fun to watch.
No matter the medium, the deliverables by the production and the acceptances by the public matter to put this fucking name on the elite lists.
And, the secret formula had been executed very well by the fastest animated film to gross around 10 billion yen.
As we see, Japan was the largest animation production center in the world, second only to the United States.
The amount of work and dedication Japanese animators put in over the course of months is far greater than that of the rest of the countries over an entire year.
There are a number of wonderful and bizarre animated films that were the best of their time and broke many box office records when they premiered.
Some had even managed to grab prestigious awards such as the Oscar.
So, let’s start our journey to know the hit anime movies that made 10 billion yen in just a few days:
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train (just in 10 days):
The anime film is based on the manga written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge, demon slayer: Mugen Train is the most successful Japanese film in history.
It holds all box office records to its title as it had grossed over $500 million worldwide, becoming the highest-grossing animated film of the year 2020.
It was the first time a non-Hollywood film topped the annual box office chart.
Even though the film was released in the midst of the Covid crisis, the film was able to make a huge profit of 40 billion yen in Japan alone.
The Demon Slayer: Mugen Train is an action-adventure anime about one of Hahira Rengoku’s names which is basically Flame Hashira and there’s also our troublesome trio involved in that name Tanjiro, Zenitsu and Inosuke who had boarded a train to investigate the mystery of the disappearance of the 40 people from the moving train.
One Piece Movie Red (just in 20 days):
The A play Movie Red is the latest addition to the list and one of the fastest grossing 10 billion yen anime movies and it reached this milestone in just 20 days after its premiere.
The movie was produced by Toei Animation, the One Piece Movie Red is known to be the 15e starring film by critically acclaimed author and illustrator Eiichiro Oda, One Piece.
Creator Eiichiro oda himself supervised the film with the help of Goro Taniguchi working as the director and Kuroiwa Tsutomu handled all the script for the film.
The story takes place on the “Island of Music” also known as Elegia, where Uta, the greatest diva in the world, had to give her very first live concert and also reveals herself to the audience present there – down.
Our Straw Hats, Pirates, Marines, as well as fans around the world had gathered to hear the voice of Uta, who had been referred to as “from another world”, but the event had started with the startling revelation that Uta is Shanks’ daughter. .
Spirited Away (just in 25 days):
He’s a Hayao Miyazaki and Spirited Away is a masterpiece from him.
It was released in 2001, and the film did quite well at the box office and earned around 31.68 billion yen in Japan itself.
Additionally, it won an Oscar and became the first animated film to do so.
The story of Spirited Away is based on a 10-year-old girl named Chihiro Ogino who, while walking to the new neighborhood, had entered the world of Kami also known as the Spirits of Japanese Shinto folklore pigs by a witch’s name Yubaba, the Spirited Away had taken a job working under Yubaba’s bathhouse to find a way to free himself and his parents, who are trapped in the fantasy world, and return to the human world.
So what’s your favorite animated film?
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