Funimation teams up with Aniplex of America to bring the movie over
Good news, Demon Slayer fans! During its FunimationCon panel this morning, Funimation announced plans to team up with Aniplex of America to bring the Demon Slayer — Kimetsu no Yaiba — The Movie: Mugen Train anime film to theaters in the United States and Canada.
Right now there aren't really any specifics to go on, but the film will come to North American theaters when it's safe to do so. While we wait for more info, check out the English version of the key visual below.
When last we checked on the Japanese release of the film, it was due out over there on October 16.
The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train anime film will pick up exactly where the TV anime ended and will adapt the Mugen (Infinite) train arc from the manga series by Koyoharu Gotoge, which runs in Weekly Shonen Jump. Crunchyroll streamed the TV anime as is aired and describes it as such:
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.