Funimation announced early Wednesday that it will release Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train on Blu-ray in the US and Canada. Aniplex of America will release the film on a limited edition Blu-ray Disc on the same day. The release will also include the film in Japanese with English subtitles and in English dub.
The limited-edition will come with an original soundtrack CD and a booklet with cast and staff interviews. The purchase of Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train will also include a Digipack with new art by ufotable.
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train and Its Following
The film opened in October of 2020. Since its opening, Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train has sold a total of 28,966806 tickets and grossed about 40,016,942,050 yen (about $367.6 million. USD). It also became the first film ever to pass the 40 billion yen milestone. Since then, it has earned 40,096,913,600.
Worldwide, Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train sold over 41 million tickets and equivalence of around $475 million. It is the first non-Hollywood and first non-American movie to top the yearly box office worldwide. At the same time, the film is also the #2 highest-earning anime film ever at the U.S. box office.
The film has over one million Blu-ray and DVD copies in Japan in the first. three days of its release. The first week’s sales have surpassed those of Frozen 2, which previously held the record for the highest first-week animated DVD and Blu-ray disc sales. The DVD version stayed at #1 for five weeks, tying it with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of. Azkaban and The Matrix.
Funimation is currently streaming the film on their website. Both Funimation and Aniplex released the film digitally on June 22. The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime is available to watch on Hulu, Crunchyroll, Funimation, Netflix, and Adult Swim. Currently, the show has fostered a second season named Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc, which will air every Sunday at 11:15 PM this fall and winter. The Entertainment District Arc will follow the events of Mugen Train and be an adaptation of the manga.
The Blu-ray and DVD versions of Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train will release on December 21st.