Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba revealed a cover illustration for the sixth Blu-ray/DVD volume of the Swordsmith Village Arc anime earlier today. In addition to the illustration, the franchise announced that new information about the upcoming Hashira Training Arc will be released on December 10 in the form of a “Promotional Reel” for 2024.
The sixth volume of the Blu-ray/DVD edition will be released on November 22 in Japan. It features episodes 10-11 and costs ¥8,250 (a little over 55$) for the Blu-ray and ¥7,150 (~48$) for the DVD. Character designer Akira Matsushima drew the cover.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Swordsmith Village Arc aired throughout the Spring 2023 anime season. Although the season had 11 episodes, the final one was an hour-long special. Akari Kito and Natsuki Hanae reprised their roles as the Kamado siblings, Nezuko and Tanjiro.
Demon Slayer is based on a manga by Koyoharu Gotoge. It ran from 2016 to 2020 in the Weekly Shonen Jump and ended after 205 chapters, compiled into 23 volumes. It received an anime adaptation by studio ufotable in 2019.
The first season had 26 episodes and was followed by Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Mugen Train movie in 2020. The movie was an enormous success, both in Japan and overseas. 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 part of the movie. The second part of the second season was the Entertainment District Arc, which introduced a new Hashira – Tengen Uzui. The fourth season will focus on the Hashira Training Arc,
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