Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Swordsmith Village Arc (Season 3) anime has revealed the preview image and synopsis for episode 4, which will premiere next Sunday on April 30. Ufotable is once again animating the sequel. The title of episode 4 is “Thank you Tokito” and you can see the preview image featuring Tokito and Kotetsu facing adversity:
The synopsis for the episode from the official website:
Before Tanjiro and Muichiro, an Upper Moon Demon suddenly appears. Muichiro slashes off the demon’s neck, but it splits into two pieces and Muichiro is blown away. Meanwhile, Muichiro rescues Kotetsu, who is being attacked by a goldfish demon in the forest.
The anime began with a 1-hour special episode, and Crunchyroll is streaming it outside Japan. The Swordsmith Village Arc begins in volume 10 of the manga. VIZ describes the story:
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…
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Source: Official Demon Slayer Website
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