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'Demon Slayer the Movie' will be screened in 38 IMAX® theaters in Japan on October 16
September 30, 2020 at 9:48 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official website of Demon Slayer has announced that the movie sequel adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer manga series titled "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - Infinity Train Arc" will be screened in 38 IMAX® theaters in Japan on October 16, 2020.
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The announcement stated that the film will make full use of the video production IMAX®'s latest technology to provide a clear image with high-precision sound as if you were on the train where the characters ride in the movie. Changes in surrounding temperature will also be experienced using today's state-of-the-art technology of IMAX®.
The film will also premiere in all regular cinemas in Japan on the same day.
The main casts of the TV anime adaptation are returning for the sequel. LiSA returns to perform the film's theme song ”Homura" (Flame). TOHO and Aniplex are handling the film's distribution.
Aniplex of America describes the television anime's story:
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself.
Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.