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'Kimetsu no Yaiba' Gets New TV Anime Sequel

by DatRandomDude
Feb 13, 2022 8:17 AM | 41 Comments

The eleventh and final episode of the Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku-hen (Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc) television anime announced on Sunday that a television anime adaptation of the Katanakaji no Sato-hen (Swordsmith Village Arc) is in production. The official website also revealed a teaser visual (pictured) and an announcement video.

Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Zestiria the Cross) is returning to helm the new anime at animation studio ufotable. Akira Matsushima (Maria-sama ga Miteru) is also returning as the character designer. The lead cast members are reprising their roles.

The first anime season aired in 26 episodes in Spring 2019. The Yuukaku-hen (Entertainment District Arc) aired in 11 episodes and began airing in December 5. Aniplex of America licensed both anime series and simulcast them on Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu. Adult Swim's Toonami programming block premiered the first season with an English dub in October 2020.

The Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - Mugen Train) anime film opened in Japan on October 20 2020, covering the Mugen Ressha-hen (Mugen Train arc). The movie also received a television edit with new scenes which aired from October 10 to November 28 last year.

Gotouge received an honorable mention at the 70th Jump Treasure Newcomer Manga Awards for their Kagarigari one-shot in 2013, which became the prototype for Kimetsu no Yaiba. The latter began serializing in Weekly Shounen Jump in February 2016 and ended its four-year run on May 18, 2020. Shueisha shipped the 23rd and final volume on December 4, 2020.

VIZ Media licensed the manga in English in July 2017 and simulpublished it with the Japanese release in their new Shounen Jump platform. The 23rd and final volume shipped on August 3 last year. Shueisha's Manga Plus service also simulpublished the manga in English beginning January 2019.

Announcement

Note: The video is region-locked; click here for an alternative link.

Official site: https://kimetsu.com/anime/katanakajinosatohen/
Official Twitter: @kimetsu_off

Source: animate Times

Kimetsu no Yaiba: Katanakaji no Sato-hen on MAL

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i don't think yall know how anime works... they animate the manga. they cant just skip over 5 arcs ( guessing the number didn't read) in the manga and just end the anime.. cause then ppl will hate on it like the promised neverland season 2(they literally skipped 5 arcs in 1 episode)

One piece has over 1000+ episodes cause the manga has 1000+ and still going. imagine the anime just said F it and make up what the one piece treasure is.. everyone involved wouldn't be happy.

Feb 23, 2022 8:12 PM by Mally_D

ina6_- said:
HeroVladimir93 said:
Also, I really hope that this show doesn't overstay its welcome. If this is final season, I'd be pretty okay with that. I'm a huge believer of quality over quantity, so I'd rather have 3 or 4 really good seasons over an multitude of mediocre-to-bad seasons.

I think we can expect a minimum of 4 seasons, to complete the story. :D


Sorry for the late reply, but I hope that this show ends while it's still a creative powerhouse for the company and the network, rather than going on and on and on, all the while sacrificing quality for quantity. I believe stories are better when they move towards a natural conclusion, giving fans something to look forward to.

Feb 23, 2022 7:23 AM by HeroVladimir93

Next arc was the weakest for me, so I'm hoping the anime adaptation changes my mind. Entertainment District Arc massively exceeded my expectations, though, so I'm excited nonetheless!

Feb 19, 2022 11:01 AM by jobran

Can’t wait to see Genya’s American breathing.

Feb 16, 2022 4:56 AM by Slarkero

FINALLY MY BOI TOKITO'S TIMEEEEEEE TwT

Feb 15, 2022 8:19 AM by Mei2Mei

Ok another demon slayer announcement nice I guess I think swordsmith arc is somewhat ok so I'm looking forward to it.

Feb 14, 2022 6:30 PM by Milan-5

Arc heaviely featuring Mitsuri, huh? definitely looking forward to that.

Feb 14, 2022 5:28 PM by Punkero

I'm gonna be so happy when I see my boy Tokito get animated and shine :)

Feb 14, 2022 6:12 AM by Tokoya

Xenocrisi said:
Most surprising announcement of the year
yep, you look very excited.

Feb 13, 2022 8:28 PM by Peeti

Can't wait to see more of this.....Man I can never have enough of this and they just keep making it better and better.

Feb 13, 2022 8:25 PM by Kazou-nozumu689

Great news, as expected, I forgot about Upper Demon 4 and 5 hihi~

Feb 13, 2022 6:59 PM by Rinrinka

Woooo I've heard how good this arc is so i'm kinda hyped for this!!

Feb 13, 2022 2:26 PM by Corrout

I haven't read the manga, but I'm excited for the oppai hashira...  ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°

Feb 13, 2022 2:26 PM by WNightfall

all hail ufotable

Feb 13, 2022 2:26 PM by jordancapri

HeroVladimir93 said:
Also, I really hope that this show doesn't overstay its welcome. If this is final season, I'd be pretty okay with that. I'm a huge believer of quality over quantity, so I'd rather have 3 or 4 really good seasons over an multitude of mediocre-to-bad seasons.

I think we can expect a minimum of 4 seasons, to complete the story. :D

Feb 13, 2022 2:21 PM by ina6_-

Mg204 said:
Holy shit this is amazing news, I actually love this arc just because of Mitsuri lol


Ngl bro, even that Spider lady was hotter

Feb 13, 2022 1:54 PM by Watashi35

As expected, I'm reading the Swordsmith Village arc right now and I can't wait to see it animated.

Feb 13, 2022 1:53 PM by AddaeAkono

Awesome news! After brilliant Yuukaku-hen, I can't wait to see the next arc animated.

Feb 13, 2022 1:06 PM by Adnash

well deserved. 2023 will be a great year :)

Feb 13, 2022 12:09 PM by rktales

It didn't take long to release the news, congratulations to all involved!

Feb 13, 2022 10:39 AM by Kinyoubi