Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is currently one of the best and most popular cartoon series in the world. So it’s understandable that fans are desperate for new content.
Immediately after the finale of the first season in September 2019, the time had come from the authors of the series “Ufotable” on Twitter that the next project would be a feature film.
The film would be called “Mugen Train” and be a direct sequel to the first season, with Tanjiro, Inosuke, Zenitsu and Nezuko boarding the “Infinity Train” after 40 people were missing on board the locomotive.
However, fans would want to know how to watch the Demon Slayer movie, including when it will be released outside of Japan and what websites the movie will be shown on.
The animated film ‘Demon Slayer: Mugen Train’ will be released Friday October 16e in cinemas in Japan.
After a record-breaking opening weekend, Demon became the official Slayer Twitter
The record found that Mugen Train made over 10 billion yen ($ 95 million) in just 10 days.
The film would then continue breaking records for the best opening weekend and the best second weekend at the Japanese box office, with over 8 million tickets sold.
By January 2021, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train has grown to over $ 390 million and is now considered the fourth highest grossing film of 2020.
The movie’s success is also partly due to its release in IMAX theaters across Japan. According to reports, the IMAX special version “uses enhanced sound to give viewers the experience of being in combat when Tanjiro uses his water-breathing techniques.”
Demon Slayer Mugen Train: Release date in English
- Demon Slayer: Mugen Train will be released “early 2021” in selected cinemas. Both subtitle and dubbed versions are available in North America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe.
Aniplex of America officially authorized Mugen Train Film and revealed that the film will be released theatrically in North America in “early 2021”.
GSC Cinemas originally had planned for a special fan screening in late January, followed by a general screening starting February 4the. However, a new release date for North American theaters has not been announced as this original plan has been postponed due to the pandemic.
Equally frustrating is waiting for Mugen Train in theaters in most parts of Europe.
The film goes first with Manga Entertainment (Great Britain and Ireland), Selecta Vision (Spain), Dynit (Italy), Wakanim (Sweden, Denmark, France, Holland, Norway, Finland and Belgium) – but a specific release date remains in these areas as well unconfirmed.
However, the film will be released in German, Austrian and Swiss cinemas on March 25, thanks to Peppermint Anime.
In Australia and New Zealand Crazy entertainment will start broadcasting the film on February 25th.
In India there are PVR cinemas should have been in talks with traders to bring Mugen Train to Indian theaters in 2021.
It is currently unknown if a similar partnership will be formed with theaters outside these areas. Given its incredible success, some theaters are likely to request special permission to present Mugen Train.
Interestingly, it is possible that a license agreement will be concluded with IMAX (similar to Japan) worldwide – currently with 41 countries. own official IMAX websites.
It is important to note, however, that international releases are completely dependent on the opening of the theaters, which remains uncertain given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
This article will be updated as more information on Mugen Train’s international release is confirmed.
As of this writing, there is no information to suggest the Demon Slayer movie will be released on Funimation, Crunchyroll, or any other streaming service.
However, fans expect the film to be available on streaming platforms sometime after it hits theaters.
The platform that the film is most likely to see first is Funimation, which is producing Aniplex from America’s North American theatrical release in partnership with Funimation Films.
While the animated series remains hugely popular on other streaming platforms such as Crunchyroll and Hulu, the film may be available on these sites a few months after Funimation premiered.
This article will be updated as more information is officially announced.
Von Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]
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