Funimation, Aniplex USA to Release Demon Slayer Film in North American Theaters in Early 2021

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Funimation and Aniplex of America declared at their New York Comic Con Metaverse board for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba arrangement on Friday that they will screen the Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen) film in theaters in North America in mid-2021. The film is the forthcoming spin-off of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV anime series.

The film will open in Japan on October 16. The anime will start screening in every one of the 38 IMAX theaters in Japan around the same time. The film will be the main Japanese film opening this year to screen in IMAX theaters. Theatergoers will get a “Rengoku Volume 0” manga volume, which is restricted to 4.5 million duplicates. Unique manga maker Koyoharu Gotouge drew the manga, which shows Rengoku’s first mission.

The primary staff individuals from the past TV anime are returning for the spin-off film. TOHO and Aniplex are taking care of the film’s dispersion in Japan.

Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga motivated a TV anime that debuted in April 2019, and broadcasted its 26th and last scene in September 2019.

Aniplex of America portrays the TV anime’s story:

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a merciful kid who sells charcoal professionally, discovers his family butchered by an evil presence. To exacerbate the situation, his more youthful sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been changed into an evil spirit herself.

Despite the fact that crushed by this terrible reality, Tanjiro sets out to turn into an “evil presence slayer” so he can transform his sister back into a human, and execute the devil that slaughtered his family.

Aniplex of America sent the anime’s originally restricted version Blu-beam Disk volume, which incorporates the initial 13 scenes, on June 30. The second restricted version volume, which will incorporate scenes 14-26, will dispatch on November 24. Aniplex of America is collaborating with Funimation to disseminate the anime’s standard-release Blu-beam Disks. Funimation sent the principal standard-release volume on September 29, and it will deliver the second volume in January 2021.

The manga appeared in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in February 2016 and finished on May 18. Shueisha delivered the manga’s 22nd incorporated book volume on October 2. With this new volume, the manga has 100 million duplicates available for use (counting computerized duplicates). It is the eighth manga title from Weekly Shonen Jump to arrive at 100 million duplicates available for use (not deals).

Ryōji Hirano will dispatch a short side project manga named Kimetsu no Yaiba: Rengoku Gaiden focusing on the Flame Hashira character Kyōjurō Rengoku. Shueisha will distribute the side project in the current year’s 45th and 46th issues of Weekly Shonen Jump on October 12 and 17.

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