With the Demon Slayer movie continuing to break records, fans are desperate to know what date season 2 will release online.

‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ is arguably one of the most successful and popular anime franchises in recent memory.

Season 1 of Demon Slayer not only won the ‘Best Anime’ award at the 2019 Newtype Anime Awards, but also the ‘Anime of the Year’ at the 2020 Crunchyroll Anime Awards.

Since then, the Demon Slayer movie, Mugen Train, has broken countless Box Office records in Japan and has even become the 4th highest-grossing film of 2020.

With the anime releasing on selected Netflix platforms this week, many fans are wondering if Demon Slayer season 2 has been confirmed and what date it could release online?

Demon Slayer season 2 release date

  • A release date for Demon Slayer season 2 has not been officially announced, but the series is predicted to return in Fall or Winter 2021.

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

However, as this announcement did not disclose when work on season 2 officially started, nor when it could release around the world.

Based on the available information, an optimistic prediction for the release date of Demon Slayer season 2 would be Fall 2021, but a more realistic expectation would be for a Winter 2021 or even early-2022 premiere.

Interestingly, there is a chance that the sequel season to Demon Slayer could be at risk because of Mugen Train’s success.

As popular YouTuber ‘Kanjic’ discussed in a recent video, the incredible performance of the film could influence the decision to produce a second season – instead focusing on a series of movies to expand revenue.

Demon Slayer season 2 plot

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

As the anime is a direct adaptation of the original manga series, we can confidently predict the plot for season 2.

However, there is nothing worse than spoilers, so you can read the hit manga series for yourself here.

Demon Slayer movie…

The anime movie, titled ‘Demon Slayer: Infinity Train Arc’ premiered in Japan on October 16th, 2020.

Since then, the film has broken countless records, including the highest-grossing film of all time in Japan, best opening day weekend in Japanese film history and has become the 4th highest-grossing movie of 2020.

The movie will release in selected theatres across North America, Australia and New Zealand in early-2021 – you can read more on the English release here.

Interestingly, there are also plans to release a mobile game based on the anime 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, Funimation and Amazon Prime.

By Tom Llewellyn – [email protected]

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