After beating Christopher Nolan’s Tenet at the worldwide box office with a film that broke various records to not only be crowned 2020’s highest grossing animated film worldwide, but also Japan’s biggest movie of all time, Demon Slayer is returning to the smaller screen with a brand new TV anime season, which is set to premiere later this year.
Titled Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yūkaku-hen in the original Japanese), the new season is set directly following the events of the Mugen Train movie, and sees Tanjiro and the gang enlisted by the Sound Hashira Tengen Uzui to go undercover and investigate a nearby entertainment district, after several female subordinates seeking information on a suspected demon have gone missing. Haruo Sotozaki, who directed both the first season and movie, will be returning to helm this new season at ufotable (Fate/stay night Heaven’s Feel. Akira Matsushima is returning as character designer, and the cast will be reprising their roles. Neither an air date or an episode count have been confirmed at this time.
Anime Limited are releasing the first Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba series on home video in the United Kingdom, while Manga Entertainment have announced plans to release the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train movie in cinemas in UK & Ireland. The first season is currently available to stream on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Netflix.
Source: Demon Slayer Official Twitter