Funimation announced that Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen) will be added the next August 13 exclusively to its catalog in Latin America. Ufotable’s production will be available in a subtitled version, as well as dubbing into Spanish, Latin, and Portuguese.
Here is a screenshot of the original tweet published by the official account of Funimation Latin America, which was deleted without explanation just a few minutes later.
Aniplex of America provides the following official synopsis for the film:
“Falling forever into an endless dream …
Tanjiro and the group have completed their rehabilitation training at the Butterfly Mansion and arrive on their next mission on the Mugen Train, where more than 40 people have disappeared in no time.
Tanjiro and Nezuko, along with Zenitsu and Inosuke, team up with one of the most powerful swordsmen within the Demon Hunter Corps, Kyojuro Rengoku, the Pillar of Flame, to confront the demon aboard the Mugen Train on his way to despair. ”.
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About Demon Slayer: Mugen Train
Demon Slayer: Mugen Train is a direct sequel to the first season of the 2019 anime series, which adapts the seventh story arc of Koyoharu Gotōge’s manga. The film originally premiered on October 16, 2020 in Japan and featured the return of the film. staff studio Ufotable headed by director Haruo Sotozaki.
The feature film broke numerous records during its commercial run in theaters, including: being the highest grossing film in history in Japan; the highest grossing Japanese film and anime film of all time globally; and the highest grossing film worldwide of 2020. Mugen Train also obtained the award as Animation of the Year at the 44th edition of the Japanese Academy of Cinema Awards.
The first feature film of the franchise arrived on April 22 in theaters in Mexico and other countries in Central and South America. The Japanese production began to be shown on May 20 with Latin dubbing, on IMAX and 4DX. Aniplex reported that Demon Slayer: Mugen Train raised more than $ 3.6 million dollars in Latin America.
For him latin dubbing, Aniplex respected the same team that worked on the series. Marc Winslow once again directed the project now at SIGE Produzando studios in Mexico. The cast was led by Iván Bastidas (Tanjiro Kamado), Annie Rojas (Nezuko Kamado), José Luis Piedra (Zenitsu Agatsuma), Uraz Huerta (Inosuke Hashibira), Irwin Daayán (Kyōjurō Rengoku), Arturo Castañeda (Emmu) and José Antonio Toledano (Akaza).
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