Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Swordsmith Village Arc anime revealed the first trailer during the Demon Slayer Anniversary Event earlier today. Studio ufotable is animating the series. The trailer was initially released on the Aniplex Japan channel but was geo-locked. However, the official Aniplex USA channel now has an unlocked version:
The third season of the popular franchise was announced in February of 2022. At the time, 2 teaser visuals were revealed:
The Swordsmith Village Arc begins with volume 10 of the manga. VIZ describes the story as:
For the first time in over 100 years, the upper ranks of Muzan Kibutsuji’s Twelve Kizuki are not full. Angered, Muzan dispatches the survivors on another mission. Elsewhere, Tanjiro journeys to a village of swordsmiths and has to explain how his sword was so badly damaged to Haganezuka, the smith who made it. While Tanjiro waits for his sword to be repaired, enemies close in…
The 3rd Anniversary Event for the Demon Slayer anime is taking place this weekend. The event was announced in March, along with a special, festive visual:
The first season of the anime based on Koyoharu Gotoge’s manga premiered in 2019. It quickly won the hearts of anime fans worldwide, largely thanks to its flashy animation by studio ufotable. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Mugen Train movie followed in 2020. Season 2 of Demon Slayer started in October of 2021 with a TV version of the Mugen Train arc. The movie was adapted into 7 episodes and it included a special first episode that wasn’t the part of the movie. The sequel was the Entertainment District Arc, which introduced a new Hashira – Tengen Uzui.
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Article updated to reflect changes in the availability of the trailer.