3 reason to watch Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train

The anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has not only taken Japan but the entire world by storm. On October 16, 2020, a sequel, Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, was released in Japan. Here are 3 reasons why it is worth watching!

1. Breathtaking Visuals

When the anime was first aired it went viral for its stunning battle scenes. These high standards were maintained in the movie as well. Seeing those amazing battle scenes on the big screen was particularly amazing!

2. The Mugen Train and its Real-Life Origins

Commonly known as “hachiroku" (meaning "86”), it is the locomotive that inspired the appearance of the Mugen Train! From the beginning of the movie, we got plenty of glimpses of Japan in the Taisho Era. Through the animation, we also experience its sheer speed, as well as the actual sensation of being swayed as we ride in the heavy carriages.

3. Tanjiro’s Feelings For His Family

The story has an overall powerful theme: family. The movie beautifully illustrates Tanjiro’s feelings for his family. Having already lost so many people dear to him he knows that he'll never be able to see his loved ones again. The movie’s depiction of Tanjiro’s family, entangled in memories both happy and sad.