Funimation and Crunchyroll announced that the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Entertainment District Arc English dub will begin on February 20, with new episodes coming every following week. Episode 1 will premiere on February 20 at 8 am Pacific Time, and it will finish with episode 11 on May 1. Zach Aguilar (Tanjiro), Aleks Le (Zenitsu), Bryce Papenbrook (Inosuke) are all returning, along with Ray Chase as Tengen Uzui.
The anime aired its final episode last Sunday on February 13, and the sequel TV Anime covering the Swordsmith Village Arc has already been announced. As for the Entertainment District Arc, the first episode is 1 hour long, and it includes the new theme songs by Aimer. The opening theme is “Zankyosanka” and the ending theme is ”Asa ga kuru”. The Demon Slayer Entertainment District Arc also introduced several new characters, for which the English dub cast is yet to be announced.
Both Funimation and Crunchyroll streamed the anime, and you can read the official synopsis for the Entertainment District Arc (Volume 9 of the manga):
Tanjiro and his friends accompany the Hashira Tengen Uzui to an entertainment district where Tengen’s female ninja agents were gathering information on a demon before they suddenly disappeared. In order to investigate, Tanjiro and the others disguise themselves as women to sneak in!
If you’re a fan of Demon Slayer who prefers English dub, you’ll be able to enjoy the Entertainment District Arc every Sunday from this week onward along with the Attack on Titan Final Season Part 2 dub!
Source: Funimation, Crunchyroll
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