Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Swordsmith Village Arc (Season 3) anime has revealed the preview image and synopsis for episode 7, which will premiere next Sunday on May 21. Ufotable is once again animating the sequel. The title of episode 7 is “Awful Villain” and you can see the preview image below:
The synopsis for the episode from the official website:
Genya aims at the neck of the fifth demon that split, but the unexpected hardness of the neck breaks his sword and his gun is ineffective, leaving him cornered. Realizing that he cannot slay the neck by his own strength, he entrusts Tanjiro to confront the fifth demon, which is believed to be the real body. Tanjiro receives Genya’s wishes and swings his sword at the fleeing demon…
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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