Crunchyroll Reveals Global Theatrical Release Dates for Demon Slayer: To the Hashira Training Film

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© Koyoharu Gotoge, SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable

Crunchyroll has announced international theatrical dates for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Hashira Training- anime film, starting on February 21, 2024. The film compiles parts of the Swordsmith Village Arc, while giving a sneak peek for the upcoming Hashira Training Arc

Demon Slayer: To the Hashira Training will be distributed in North American theaters, including in IMAX and premium large formats, starting February 23, 2024 by Aniplex of America, Crunchyroll, and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Global theatrical release dates for the film are listed 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)

Additional territories’ theatrical dates, including in India, will be announced very soon. 

Fans will also have an opportunity to attend special advanced fan screenings as part of the franchise’s global world tour, including select cities in Crunchyroll/Sony Picture Entertainment territories. On-sale ticket sale dates will be announced soon and a list of all participating cities worldwide can be found here

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Here are the dates and locations for the special advanced fan screenings: 


February 10: New York City, New York | Regal Union Square

  • • Special Guests: Natsuki Hanae, Hiro Shimono, and producer Yuuma Takahashi

February 13: Berlin, Germany | UCI Kinowelt Colosseum

February 17: Mexico City, Mexico | Location to be announced

  • • Special Guests: Takahiro Sakurai, Kengo Kawanishi, and producer Yuuma Takahashi

February 19: São Paulo, Brazil | Cinemark El Dorado

February 24: Paris, France | UGC Normandie

  • • Special Guests: Natsuki Hanae, producer Yuuma Takahashi, and a musical performance by milet 

February 25: London, United Kingdom | BFI IMAX

  • • Special Guests: Natsuki Hanae and producer Yuuma Takahashi

An India World Tour stop date and location will also be announced at a later date. 


Source: press release

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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