Demon Slayer -Kimetsu No Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train
In Demon Slayer -Kimetsu No Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, 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.
Original Title of the movie is Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen. The IMDb rating of the movie is 8.2/10 which is based on the review of more 56,000 people. Watch the movie trailer here:
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu No Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train,
Demon Slayer is actually a TV show based on animation, action and fantasy. It is trickier for newcomers who don’t know it before. It consists of of two seasons, with a movie sandwiched in-between. The first season, released in 2019, is 26 episodes long.
One should there will be a season 2 next. But it is not. A sequel to the first season was released as a film: Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train. The wildly successful Demon Slayer movie was also adapted into a television arc to begin season 2.
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How to Watch the Show in Correct Order
A second season of the anime television series began its broadcast in Japan on October 10, 2021. The second season’s first part, Mugen Train Arc, is an extended and recompilated version of the film.
That ‘Mugen Train’ arc is followed by wholly original episodes in the ‘Entertainment District Arc’. The Mugen Train arc is seven episodes long; the Entertainment District arc consists of a further 11 episodes.
Here is the correct order to watch the show:
- Demon Slayer Season 1 (Episodes 1-26)
- Mugen Train movie OR Demon Slayer: Mugen Train TV arc (Episodes 27-33)
- Demon Slayer season 2, AKA the Entertainment District arc (Episodes 34-44)
How Many Episodes of Demon Slayer are There?
There are currently 44 episodes of Demon Slayer for you to watch with more on the way. Announced in early 2022, Demon Slayer season 3, also known as the Swordsmith Village arc, that will adapt the next chapter in Tanjiro’s story is also underway. However, how many episodes will be in season 3 is still unknown.
What is in the Movie Mugen Train?
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.
Young Tanjiro of the Demon Slayer Corps is on a mission to figure out a way to turn his sister back into a human.
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train is directed by Haruo Sotozaki featuring the original story by Koyoharu Gotoge with screenplay and animation production by studio ufotable. The running time for the film is one hour and 57 minutes and is rated R.
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train’ works better as TV episodes than a movie.
Is Demon Slayer: Mugen Train movie on Netflix?
While Netflix is currently housing the first season of Demon Slayer, unfortunately, at the moment, the streaming site does not currently have Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train.
Box Office Performance
The film was released during the COVID-19 pandemic, premiering on October 16, 2020 in Japan and late 2020 to mid-2021 internationally. It grossed over $506.5 million at the worldwide box office, making it the highest-grossing film of 2020, the first time a non-Hollywood production topped the annual box office.
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