Demon Slayer Movie Coming To North American Theaters On April 23

After some lengthy delays, the anime finally has a Western path for release.


After a series of protracted delays and uncertainties due to the world grappling with the coronavirus, the Demon Slayer: Mugen Train movie is finally making its way to North American theaters on April 23 in English dub and subtitled forms. As of last July, when word was roughly expected to come out about the film's theatrical fate, theaters were acquiescing and closing for an indeterminate period of time.

But according to a release, confidence in moviegoing has returned to the extent that tickets will be available to pre-order starting April 9 via this website, which as of this writing isn't yet online but will be in the near future. In addition to choosing between sub or dub tickets, fans can also opt for 4DX and IMAX experiences. Check out the trailer below to get a sense of what that experience might be like, on a screen much, much larger than your phone or computer.

Mugen Train follows the events of Demon Slayer's final episode, in which Tanjiro Kamado and company follow Flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku to investigate a mysterious series of disappearances occurring on a train. One of the Twelve Kizuki's, Enmu, is also aboard the train and things quickly take a turn for the worst.

Fans will additionally be able to pre-order the film on Apple TV, the Microsoft Store, and the PlayStation Store starting April 26. After the theatrical window, fans will be able to watch the film on streaming popular platforms on June 22.

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