Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Mugen Train US Release Date Announced For April

We finally have a US released date for the highly anticipated “Demon Slayer” movie “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train.”

The release date for theaters, 4DX and IMAX in North America will be on April 23, 2021. Digital will release on Apple TV, Microsoft Store, Vudu, Google Play, and PlayStation Store  June 22, 2021.

Here’s the film synopsis:

After his family was brutally murdered and his sister turned into a demon, Tanjiro Kamado’s journey as a demon slayer began. Tanjiro and his comrades embark on a new mission aboard the Mugen Train, on track to despair.

Tanjiro Kamado, joined with Inosuke Hashibira, a boy raised by boars who wears a boar’s head, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, a scared boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, board the Infinity Train on a new mission with the Flame Pillar, Kyojuro Rengoku, to defeat a demon who has been tormenting the people and killing the demon slayers who oppose it!

Finally we will get to see the film in the United States!  It’s already destroyed the Japanese box office record set by “Spirited Away.”  The film has already grossed $350 million (¥38.61 billion) in Japan and $417 million worldwide. The global amount is about to go up significantly.

The ‘Demon Slayer’ manga has also been destroying records selling 82.3 million copies in 2020 according to the Oricon sales rankings.


“Demon Slayer” is taking the world by storm and for good reason. It’s a great story, with beautiful art and animation and fantastic characters. We love it!

For those unfamiliar this is the basic synopsis of the series:

A family is attacked by demons and only two members survive – Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, who is turning into a demon slowly. Tanjiro sets out to become a demon slayer to avenge his family and cure his sister.

Right now you can’t yet pre-order tickets, but they should become available on April 9, 2021.

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