Seems like everybody just can’t wait for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’s comeback! The famous series screened its first episode in the theaters and achieved an amazing feat!
The theatrical screenings of the upcoming Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Katanakaji no Sato-Hen) television anime sold 810,000 tickets and earned 1.15 billion yen (about US $8.73 million) in its first three days in Japan. The picture dominated the box office during the weekend.
The screenings began last Friday, February 3, at 418 Japanese cinemas. Episodes 10 and 11 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc, as well as the first episode of Swordsmith Village Arc, will be shown. The screenings will take place in more than 95 nations and territories. Muse Asia will release the episodes theatrically in Singapore and Malaysia, with screenings scheduled for February 18-19 in Malaysia.
Check out the sneak peek of the new season here:
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc will air as a one-hour special on television in April.
The new arc sees the return of director Haruo Sotozaki, character designer and chief animation director Akira Matsushima, the animation studio ufotable, and the primary cast.
In April 2019, the first television anime adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga debuted. Aniplex of America licensed the anime and made it available on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation. The television anime premiered in October 2019 on Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block.
The anime film The Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train premiered in Japan in October 2020. The film is available on Crunchyroll and Funimation.
In February 2016, Gotouge published the manga in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. The manga concluded in May 2020. In December 2020, Shueisha released the manga’s 23rd and final compiled book volume. The manga was released in English by Viz Media.
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