‘Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc’: Global Theatrical Release Dates Revealed!

Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc world tour

Crunchyroll and Aniplex of America announced on Jan 19, 2024, that they will be releasing the one-hour long first episode of the upcoming Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc along with the final episode of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc in theatres across the world in February 2024.

The film will be released in North American theatres, including IMAX and premium large formats (PLF), starting Feb 23, 2024.

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Checkout the other global theatrical release dates below:

  • February 21: Malta
  • February 22: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland (Italian-speaking), Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela
  • February 23: Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
  • February 24: Estonia, France (note: two-day event screening), Switzerland (French-speaking), and select countries in French-speaking Africa
  • February 27: Austria, Germany, Switzerland (German-speaking)

It was also revealed that release dates for other regions, including India, will be announced soon.

Moreover, a world tour special screening will also be held with staff and cast from the anime appearing as special guests. Checkout the cities and guests below:

  • February 10: New York City, New York | Regal Union Square
    • Special Guests: Natsuki Hanae, Hiro Shimono, & Producer Yuma Takahashi
  • February 13: Berlin, Germany | UCI Kinowelt Colosseum
  • February 17: Mexico City, Mexico | Location to be announced
    • Special Guests: Takahiro Sakurai, Kengo Kawanishi, & Producer Yuma Takahashi
  • February 19: São Paulo, Brazil | Cinemark El Dorado
  • February 24: Paris, France | UGC Normandie
    • Special Guests: Natsuki Hanae, Producer Yuma Takahashi, and featuring a musical performance by milet
  • February 25: London, United Kingdom | BFI IMAX
    • Special Guests: Natsuki Hanae & Producer Yuma Takahash

The company is also planning a world tour special screening stop in India, the dates of which will be announced soon.

Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc will release in Spring 2024, with a one-hour special episode.

The first season of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV anime consisted of twenty-six episodes produced by Ufotable aired in Japan from April to September 2019.

A sequel film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, was released in October 2020 and became the highest-grossing anime film and Japanese film of all time.

A second season of the anime series, readapting the “Mugen Train” arc seen in the film in seven episodes and covering the “Entertainment District” arc from the manga in eleven episodes, aired from October 2021 to February 2022.

Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc, the third season of the anime, aired from April to June 2023. It consisted of 11 episodes. 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. It was serialized in Shueisha’s shonen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with its chapters collected in 23 tankobon volumes.

It has been published in English by Viz Media and simultaneously published by Shueisha on their Manga Plus platform.

Source: Crunchyroll

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