Kyoujurou Rengoku is the latest Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba character to get a birthday trailer featuring the best scenes from the manga. Rengoku’s birthday is on May 10. The trailer is spoiler-free for anime-only fans as well:
Satoshi Hino and Mark P. Whitten voiced Kyoujurou in the anime adaptation of Demon Slayer manga. Kyoujurou was the star of the Mugen Train movie, which later became the first part of TV anime’s second season.
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 and quickly became a worldwide known phenomenon.
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 third season, which will focus on the Swordsmith Village Arc, is currently airing.
Source: Official Twitter
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