Demon Slayer Mugen Train is of the Japanese movies that set a new record as the top-grossing Japanese film. The Demon Slayer movie has now turned into the fastest Japanese cinema crossing 10 billion yen. But, where to watch the Demon Slayer movie?
Demon Slayer movie box office record
Demon Slayer Mugen Train, also called in Japanese as Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train is one of the huge box-office success examples in 2021. The movie debuted in 2020 under the anime film section in the autumn season in Japan’s theatres. The movie broke all the previous records instantly in its homeland. According to the reports, by 2020 December, the Demon Slayer movie had become the biggest box office hit in Japan and broke the previous record held by Hayao Miyazaki 2001 animated film named ‘Spirited Away.
It is seen that like Japan, the Demon Slayer movie had repeated its box-office record in the U.S. theatres as well. The movie debuted in late April in U.S. theatres and reached $21 million, making it one of the biggest U.S. debut movies of all times under the foreign language criteria. It can be said that Demon Slayer Mugen Train must have attracted its audience due to the success and love ability of its first season in the anime series. Although the movie had made good in theatres, there are many who cannot visit theatres due to COVID-19 protocols and wonder if they can ever enjoy Demon Slayer movie sitting in their comfort zone.
About Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train
The Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train led the theatres right after it was premiered on the big screens and become the highest-grossing anime movie of all times. The movie is the fourth highest-grossing worldwide. The story plot of the movie starts just after where it was left in the first season, Tanjirou Kamado and his Demon Slaying Cohorts. They joined Kyojuro Rengko, the ‘Flame Hashira’ also popularly known as Mugen Train or Infinity Train in the English language. They start investigating mysterious disappearances in the movie.
Demon Slayer movie is rather an outstanding encapsulation of series which is filled with moments and actions to pound our pulses at once. The movie has appeal, strength, fantastic characters and heady emotional sequences filled with humous and light-heartedness. After being attacked by many demons, Tanjiro, the surviving member of the family becomes the Demon Slayer to take avenge the death of his family. This somehow cures his sister who turns into a demon as well with time.
Since the Demon Slayer Mugen Train is a sequel of an anime show, the movie starts directly from the conclusion of the first season and delves into a new adventurous road where Tanjiro fights with Demons along with his newly formed troop. Tanjiro finds himself in an abandoned train from where he starts his quest to fight his enemies i.e., demons.
Where to watch the Demon Slayer movie?
As of now, the Demon Slayer movie, the Mugen Train is not streaming on any of the OTT platforms worldwide. Though, PVR and other popular cinemas reported that they are in constant talks with the film distributors to get permission for its release in more theatres.
Funanimation is one online platform that has officially declared about Demon Slayer 2-episode release in its anime streaming service in 2021 itself. Crunchyroll can also be expected to release new episodes once they are aired on Japanese OTT platforms. Netflix is also one of the potential platforms which can get streaming rights but not before 2022. This we can say because the prequel of the movie, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is currently available on Netflix to watch. Since Netflix has received the rights to stream the Demon Slayer Mungen Train prequel, we can expect that the second series will get streamed on Netflix.
At present, Funanimation has all the exclusive rights to stream the movie on its platform but there are other ways too from where you can watch your favourite movie if you have not yet subscribed to the channel or do not have an access to it. The movie can be rented or purchased through various online platforms such as Google Play, Amazon, Vudu and iTunes. The price for the movie may vary according to the service availability or region from where the movie is being purchased. So, you may check out what options you have in your area.