Demon Slayer Mugen Train: Everything You Should Know About The Movie

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Demon Slayer: Mugen Train (Image: Animelab)

Demon Slayer Mugen train needs no introduction. The Kimestu No Yaiba franchise’s continuity has hit many milestones in the past few months. The film is quite popular, but there are some things fans need to know about this blockbuster. Read ahead to find out more about the film, also known as “Demon Slayer: Infinity Train.”

Demon Slayer Mugen Train Storyline

The movie begins where season 1 left us. Season 1 ended with Tanjiro, Zenitsu, and Inosuke standing on a train station. Mugen Train starts with the three going on the train where they will encounter some fatal dangers. The trio meets Flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku, who has also been appointed on the train. So far, many people have been killed on the train, and the group must investigate what is going on. The group encounters Lower Moon One Enmu as things take a drastic turn.

Also known as ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Ressha-hen,’ the movie is based on the popular manga of the same name. The film covers the chapters through 53 to around 64 and features the gripping Mugen Train arc of the manga. The arc is one of the most popular parts of the manga, and the movie covered it with great honesty.

Demon Slayer Mugen Train Release Date

The movie hit the theatres on 16 October 2020 in Japan. The movie opened in 403 cinemas in Japan and broke all records in the country. Upon release, it quickly became a top-grossing film worldwide for the weekend, despite the ongoing pandemic and restricted movement. In Japan, Mugen Train broke the record held by Spirited Away for 19 years.

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Lower Kizuki 1, Enmu from the movie (Image: Cartoon Brew)

Later, Ufotable announced international release dates for the movie. On 23 April this year, the film hit US theaters. The film was also released in Australia and New Zealand in February this year. It was released in Latin America, South Korea, Southeast Asia, and Europe. In the future, the movie might release in India and the Caribbean.

Wait, There’s More, Demon Slayer Season 2!

Yes, you heard me right. Soon, Demon Slayer Season 2 will be out. In all probability, season 2 will be out in the 2021 winter anime season. The trailer for the show is already available, and you can check it out below:

Season 2 picks up from the entertainment district arc of the manga. We might get to see some more action as Sound Hashira Tengen Uzui, and Upper Moon Daki come to the scene. Meanwhile, you can watch season 1 on Netflix. Be sure to check out the articles here to learn more about the show.

Last Thoughts

Demon Slayer Mugen Train is already out, and fans can watch it in theatres. The movie has far surpassed expectations, and viewers couldn’t be happier. Mugen Train has undoubtedly raised the bar for all anime movies.

 

Tanishka is a student at the University of Delhi with a keen interest in writing, art, and many other things. She is passionate about stories and loves all things anime and manga.