With the Demon Slayer movie set to premiere on streaming services next month, 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.
So, with the movie releasing on digital streaming platforms next month, we break down everything you need to know about season 2 of the series!
Demon Slayer season 2 release date…
- Demon Slayer season 2, The Entertainment District Arc, will air in 2021 and whilst a specific release date has not been officially confirmed, multiple leaks are reporting an October premiere.
During the ‘Demon Slayer Matsuri Online -Anime 2nd Anniversary Festival’ this weekend, it was confirmed that season 2 of the hit anime would return at some point in 2021.
This news came alongside several new visuals and a new teaser video, but a more specific release date was not revealed.
Since then, a number of leaks from media outlets, including Yahoo Japan, have reported that season 2 of the anime series will debut in October as part of the Fall slate.
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: Mugen Train’ 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 released in selected theatres across North America, Australia and New Zealand in early-2021 – you can read more on the English release here.
Mugen Train will begin streaming on June 22nd, 2021 – you can find out more here.
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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