Does the Flame Hashira Rengoku Die in the Mugen train movie?

The death of The Flame Hashira Rengoku is one of the saddest moments for an anime lover, No one was expecting it to happen in the Mugen Train movie, but unfortunately, it happens. As we know, the film’s characters belong to Japanese anime “Kimetsu No Yaiba” and Manga “Kimetsu No Yaiba”. 

Kimetsu No Yaiba’s manga has been completed, and Kimetsu No Yaiba’s anime is not finished yet. Thus ‘ The storyline of the “Kimetsu No Yaiba” manga has yet to be adopted. We know that only a small part of the anime is shown in the movie.

Does the Flame Hashira Rengoku Die in the Mugen train movie?
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Who was Flame Hashira Rengoku?

Rengoku was a Flame Hashira and a powerful Demon slayer. Their ancestors had been becoming Flame Hashira since long ago, and their father was a retried Flame Hashira. His mom inspired Rengoku to be a demon slayer, But his father stopped training to become a dragon slayer because he knew that he did not have original breathing, which means his blood could not use “Breth of the sun “.Rengoku did not lose his hope and became a demon slayer by reading his ancestor’s documents that mentioned “breath of the sun”.

On his first mission, Rengoku was fighting with a demon who had the power to control people by his flute. During the fight, Rengoku injured his ears by which he was unable to listen to the flute sound to overcome the demon’s power, and he finally defeated the demon.

In demon slayer’s cops, the post of Flame Hashira remained unfulfilled for a long time, then Kagaya Ubuyashiki  (head of demon’s slayer cops) Made Rengoku a Flame Hashira.

Does the Flame Hashira Rengoku Die in the Mugen train movie?
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Does the Flame Hashira Rengoku die?

In the movie “Mugen Train”, the train was a death trap for the Demon slayers. Tanjiro, Zenitsu and Inosuko meet Rengoku in the train to get some information about Hinokami Kagura. After some time, the number of demon slayers was decreased in the train then Rengoku understood the train was under attack by demons. the demon named Enmu was assigned to kill  Tanjiro. Enmu had the power of “Dream manipulation”.With his ability, he put those Demon slayers to sleep and started showing them dreams according to his own accord. Eventually, the demon slayers managed to awake and defeated the Enmu. But during the fight, Tanjiro was injured, and Rengoku came to help Tanjiro.

Then suddenly there, another demon which was named Akaza, came to kill Tanjiro. Akaza was an upper three demon. Rengoku was fought against Akaza. When Akaza saw the fighting skill of Rengoku, he offered Rengoku to become a demon, but Rengoku denied the offer.During the fight, Rengoku lost his left eye. Flame Hashira Rengoku fought with Akaza until the sunrise. In the last, Akaza ran away from the battlefield, but unfortunately, Rengoku was heavily injured during the fight, and he lost his life.

Does the Flame Hashira Rengoku Die in the Mugen train movie
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Will Tanjiro become a new Flame Hashira?

 The first meeting of Tanjiro with Rengoku was not well, but after spending some time with Tanjiro, ZRengoku started respecting Tanjiro. Rengoku gave Tanjiro advice on becoming stronger and accepted Tanjiro as his successor.

Many fans believe that after the death of Rengoko, Tanjiro will become flame Hashira and take Regoku’s place. the fact Tanjiro will become a Flame Hasira depends on Tanjiro’s original breathing style. Tanjiro’s breathing style is based on fire, and he uses “Dance of fire god”, a sun breathing style that is a source of origin of all others forms. Then Tanjiros’s breathing style is different from Rengoku’s breathing style, which means, Tanjiro will not become a new Flame Hashira. 

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