Demon Slayer Anime to Conclude as Surprise Film Trilogy in First Crunchyroll Trailer

Fashionable anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba will conclude its historic run with a shock three theatrical movies, with Crunchyroll and Sony Photos Leisure distributing the finale trilogy for the anime’s “Infinity Citadel” arc internationally.

As introduced by way of a press launch, Crunchyroll has acquired the theatrical rights to Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Infinity Citadel, coming to theaters as an epic trilogy of movies. The “Infinity Citadel” arc serves because the finale of the Demon Slayer manga, with the trilogy seeing the anime to its completion. No launch date has but been introduced. Crunchyroll and Sony Photos Leisure will distribute Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Infinity Citadel worldwide, excluding choose Asian territories together with Japan. Readers can try the Infinity Citadel trailer, key artwork and stills beneath.


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Demon Slayer’s Infinity Citadel Arc Will get First Anime Trailer Reveal

Crunchyroll CEO Rahul Purini mentioned on the acquisition, “Demon Slayer has been an exceptional franchise, and we at Crunchyroll are delighted to have been part of it from the start. Crunchyroll is thrilled to have the ability to convey this trilogy of movies to followers, on the large display, and it guarantees to be one of many really epic and consequential pop cultural occasions of our time when it hits theaters.”

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Crunchyroll streams all seasons of the Demon Slayer anime, describing the collection: “It’s the Taisho Interval in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a dwelling, finds his household slaughtered by a demon. To make issues worse, his youthful sister Nezuko, the only survivor, has been remodeled right into a demon herself. Although devastated by this grim actuality, Tanjiro resolves to turn out to be a “demon slayer” in order that he can flip his sister again right into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his household.”


Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Launch Date
January 22, 2021

Natsuki Hanae , Zach Aguilar , Abby Trott , Akari Kitō , Yoshitsugu Matsuoka


Supply: Press launch