Weekly Shonen Jump’s 10th issue of 2021 revealed a new visual for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Hinokami Keppūtan video game. It was drawn by ufotable, and you can check out the awesome illustration below:
The game will release on Playstation 5, Steam and Xbox One, besides the Playstation 4 which was previously announced. The previously announced release date is 2021, and it is still to debut this year. The game will feature a “Story Mode” that will allow fans to relive the story of the anime, and a “Tag Battle Mode,” which will let players play as various characters. You can also check out the debut trailer for the Demon Slayer game:
Meanwhile, the franchise continues to sell well. It surpassed 36.8 billion yen last week, and the film is soon to hit overseas theatres. In addition, the author Koyoharu Gotouge has said that a sci-fi story romantic comedy might be next!
In case you don’t know what Demon Slayer is about, you can read the synopsis below:
Bloodthirsty demons lurk in the woods, and nobody dares to venture out at night, save for the demon slayer of legend. Surviving in this harsh world, young Tanjirou takes it upon himself to protect his family–until the day that everything is taken from him in a vicious slaughter. Now, all he has left is his sister, and she’s not even human anymore. (Funimation)