TANJIRO AND THE DEMON SLAYER CORPS RETURN IN “DEMON SLAYER: KIMETSU NO YAIBA ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT ARC” STREAMING ON FUNIMATION IN 2021
Aniplex of America and Funimation Reveal Key Art and New Trailer
Beloved characters Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu and Inosuke will return to Funimation in an exciting, mysterious new mission with the Sound Hashira Tengen Uzui in the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc.
Funimation is confirmed to stream Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc in its English-speaking territories, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc features animation production by ufotable.
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train continues to be a global phenomenon earning over $470 million globally at the box office, becoming the #1 film worldwide in 2020, the first non-Hollywood, non-U.S. film to achieve this.
The film opened in the U.S. and Canada on April 23, hitting #1 at the box office the second week of release, earning more than $49 million+ to date. The film is available exclusively to Funimation subscribers in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba premiered in 2019 and is based on Koyoharu Gotoge’s manga, which boasts over 150 million copies in Japan. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is an action-packed, thrilling tale of a young man searching for a cure for his sister, who has been turned into a demon after demons viciously slaughter their family.
About Aniplex of America Inc.
Aniplex of America, Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex, Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a division of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), Inc., and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan.
The company’s ever-growing lineup of shows includes Sword Art Online, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: BROTHERHOOD, Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, KILL la KILL, Gurren Lagann, Monogatari series, Anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-, Cells at Work!, The Promised Neverland, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, The Millionaire Detective – Balance: UNLIMITED, and many more. In 2017, the company released the English version of the popular mobile game Fate/Grand Order.
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