The “World Tour Jōei: Kimetsu no Yaiba Jōgen Shūketsu, Soshite Katanakaji no Sato e” (World Tour Screenings: Demon Slayer: The Upper Ranks Gather and Onward to the Swordsmith Village), the theatrical screenings of the upcoming Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Katanakaji no Sato-Hen) television anime, opened in 173 theaters across Mumbai, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Mysore, Nizam, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Central Provinces, Central India, Assam, Bihar, and Orissa on Friday. Odex began streaming a trailer for the Indian release of the film on Monday.
The film ranked at #1 in its opening weekend in Japan, selling 813,000 tickets and earning 1,158,765,410 yen (about US$8.75 million) in its first three days. The screenings opened on February 3 in 418 theaters in Japan. The film began screening in MX4D, 4DX, and Dolby Cinema on February 25. The screenings include episodes 10 and 11 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc, as well as the first Swordsmith Village Arc episode. The screenings will play in theaters in over 95 countries and territories.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc will premiere on television on April 9 with a one-hour special. Director Haruo Sotozaki, character designer and chief animation director Akira Matsushima, the animation studio ufotable, and the main cast are all returning for the new arc. The Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime film opened in Indian theaters in August 2021. Netflix is streaming all three seasons of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime series in India. Crunchyroll is streaming the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc anime with Hindi dubs.