On Tuesday, “Kimetsu TV News Announcement Special” live-stream event revealed the key visual and teaser trailer for the television anime Demon Slayer Season 2. The anime is titled Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yūkaku-hen (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc). The live-stream event was announced on July 6.
The anime will run on 30 stations and channels (including Fuji TV and Tokyo MX). Check out the trailer –
The trailer on YouTube is region locked. The trailer can be viewed on their official Twitter post.
The special also revealed that the anime film Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train will return to 383 Japanese theatres for a limited run from July 22 to July 29. Film goers will receive Kyōjurō Rengoku’s belated birthday card.
Demon Slayer (Kitmetsu no Yaiba) is written by Koyoharu Gotouge. The manga ran in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump from February 15, 2016 – May 18, 2020. The series was compiled into 23 volumes. The English version of the manga is published by VIZ media. The manga is available on Shueisha’s official Manga Plus website and VIZ media.
A 26-episode TV anime ran from April 2019 to September 2019 and became a huge hit all over the world. Haruo Sotozaki directed the anime at Ufotable studio. Demon Slayer Season 2 is slated for release this year. Official date has not been announced yet.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train was released on 16 October 2020 in Japan. The film is a direct continuation to the anime series, focusing on the events of the “Mugen Train” plot line. The movie made a whopping $477+ million at the worldwide box office.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the 2nd: Bonds stage play will be performed in Tokyo from August 7 to 15, Osaka from August 20 to 22, and Tokyo again from August 27 to 31. The first stage adaptation premiered in Tokyo in January 2020, followed by Kobe in January and February 2020.
The manga arc that inspired the upcoming Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc anime is also the inspiration for a novel that will be released on July 16.