With the premiere of the Demon Slayer movie this week, fans are desperate to know what date season 2 will release online.

‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ is one of the most successful anime in recent memory, based on the equally popular manga series of the same name.

Demon Slayer season 1 was widely considered to be one of the best shows of 2019, winning the ‘Best Anime’ award at the 2019 Newtype Anime Awards and the ‘Anime of the Year’ at the 2020 Crunchyroll Anime Awards.

The Demon Slayer anime movie, Mugen Train, releases in Japanese theatres this week, but what information has been confirmed regarding season 2 of the series?

Demon Slayer season 2 release date

  • A release date for Demon Slayer season 2 has not been officially announced, but the series will likely return in either spring or summer 2021.

Whilst a release date for season 2 has not yet been revealed, it was announced today (October 15th) that the second season of Demon Slayer was “in production.”

However, as this announcement did not say that work on season 2 had ‘resumed’, there is a chance that the series may have been in production for a few months already.

Based on this information, an optimistic prediction for the Demon Slayer season 2 release date would be April 2021, but arguably a more realistic expectation would be for a summer or even fall 2021 premiere.

Interestingly, with the Demon Slayer movie releasing this week in Japan, many fans are expecting more information on season 2 to be revealed over the next few months, so keep checking in.

Demon Slayer season 2 plot

The story for Demon Slayer season 2 will be a direct continuation from the upcoming movie ‘Mugen Train’, which is itself will pick up from the season 1 finale.

As the anime is a direct adaptation of the original manga series, we can confidently predict where the story will go in season 2. However, without giving any potential spoilers away, you can read it yourself right here.

Demon Slayer movie release date…

The upcoming movie, titled ‘Demon Slayer: Infinity Train Arc’ is scheduled to release in Japan on October 16, 2020.

You can watch the trailer below and you can check out our breakdown for how you can watch Mugen Train outside of Japan here.

There are also plans to release a mobile game based on the anime later this year and a PS4 game in 2021.

It is unknown what the premise for these games will be, but if the franchise is continuing the tell the story across each feature, expect some canon material to be presented in-game.

Season 1 of Demon Slayer is available for you to view right now on Hulu, Crunchyroll and on Amazon Prime through a Funimation Now Subscription.

By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]

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