Recently, the UCI Cinemas announced that they would present in Brazil the long awaited animation “Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train”.
Scheduled for May, the animation won the highest box office of its kind with its US $ 400 million worldwide, topping ‘Chihiro’s Travel (US $ 383.4 million).
Additionally, “Demons Slayer” opened with 100% critical approval on Rotten Tomatoes.
Top reviews praise the ambitious animation visuals, character builds, and plot theme, which leaves a taste of “I want more” at the end.
Check out the reviews:
“Ufotable’s stunning visuals alone make ‘Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train’ worthwhile, even if the film stumbles a bit in the climax.” – IGN Movies.
“Japan’s highest-grossing film is like a nightmare that refuses to end, it’s a derailed journey.” – Nobody reads this but me.
“Those who follow the series will find the film essential, those who don’t will want to follow it to let the film go blank.” – Variety.
“This is not just a film about the battles between humans and demons, but about the friendship between constantly changing characters.” – Chronicle of San Francisco.
“Visually ambitious and full of action, not to mention the striking style of the television series. It’s not the most obvious candidate to see in movie theaters, but it’s worth it. ” – Deadline.
Recalling that the film is a direct continuation of the first season of the Demon Slayer anime.
The plot follows Tanjiro Kamado and his sister, Nezuko, who led peaceful lives until they were attacked by evil beings. In addition to losing all of his family members, Tanjiro saw his sister become one of them. In an attempt to make her human again and prevent other people from going through the same thing, the boy transforms into a demon slayer.
Based on the manga by Koyoharu Gotouge, published between 2016 and 2020 in the weekly Shonen Jump, with 23 bound volumes in total, the plot has been set in Japan for around 100 years.
The film is directed by Haruo Sotozaki.
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