Two arcs from the widely popular anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba will stream soon for Funimation and Crunchyroll subscribers, inviting fans to once again journey with Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu and Inosuke. In addition to the previously announced Entertainment District Arc, Aniplex of America is bringing all aboard for the global streaming debut of Mugen Train Arc.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc is a seven-episode arc that adapts the popular film with an original episode, 70 new scenes, new music tracks, new open and ending animation, episode previews and new theme songs. It will all connect the Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc with the Entertainment District Arc, featuring a never-before-seen original episode of Kyojuro Rengoku taking on a new mission on the way to the Mugen Train. LiSA returns to sing the theme songs for the series, with the opening theme “Akeboshi” and ending with the theme “Shirogane.” Produced by ufotable.
Mugen Train Arc will premiere on Crunchyroll in the United States on Sunday, October 10. Funimation is confirmed to stream Mugen Train Arc in its English-speaking territories, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, as well as on its European streaming service, Wakanim, beginning Sunday, October 10. It will be available in Funimation’s Latin America territories at a later date. The new arc will also be available for subscribers to stream on Hulu on October 10.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc will premiere with an hour-long episode with an hour-long episode on Crunchyroll and Funimation on Sunday, December 5. The Arc introduces a new major demon, Daki (voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro) who the young adventurers must contend with. Theme songs for the opening episode will be performed by Aimer (“Zankyosanka” and “Asa ga kuru”).
The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc premiered in 2019 and is based on Koyoharu Gotouge’s manga, which boasts over 150 million copies in circulation in Japan. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is an action-packed, thrilling tale of a young man in search of a cure for his sister, who has been turned into a demon after their family is viciously slaughtered by demons.