Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba: The Movie: Mugen Train

Movie review by Amanda Dyer, Common Sense Media
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba: The Movie: Mugen Train Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 14+

Film continuation of anime series has scary body horror.

R 2021 117 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 82 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Emotional and Sad movie is not as violent as the show

This Movie was very sad and emotional as a character dies in a hard way. I don't think it deserves it's MA15+ rating and should be lowered since it is not as violent as the show. Otherwise I think it's a really good an emotional movie.

This title has:

Great role models
age 12+

Great Continuation of the Anime!

This movie was a great continuation of the anime. If your child enjoys anime, and can watch movies in the marvel franchise, I think you should be fine. The main bad for this movie may be sadistic and a few chickens short of a coop, but it gives you a warm feeling, and the animation sent a chill up my spine. You should watch the show (available on Netflix, Hulu, and Crunchyroll) before watching the movie. It doesn’t hurt that it has a couple of awards under it’s belt as well.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Movie Details

Our Editors Recommend

Character Strengths

Find more movies that help kids build character.

  • Holding hands
    See all
  • Child cross country skiing
    See all
  • Hands together
    See all

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Cartoon magic wand on orange background
    Magic and Fantasy
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of luggage and a map
    See all
  • Cartoon picture of a ghost and vampire
    Monsters, Ghosts, and Vampires
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate