Demon Slayer Anime To End With A Film Trilogy

Demon Slayer, the hit anime based mostly off the best-selling manga Kimetsu no Yaiba, is lastly coming to a detailed. Nonetheless, moderately than shut the sequence’ out with a last season, Crunchyroll has introduced that the present’s last arc, Infinity Citadel, shall be informed over a trilogy of movies.

The movies have been introduced shortly after the ultimate episode of the Hashira Coaching arc aired on June 30. At the moment, there is not any launch date for the movies, but it surely has been confirmed that the films shall be distributed by Crunchyroll and Sony Photos Leisure worldwide, aside from particular Asian territories similar to Japan.

Following the announcement, Crunchyroll launched an ominous teaser trailer for the upcoming movie. Though not a lot is proven, the phrases “With a united will that lasts ceaselessly, enter the battle at Infinity Citadel” do seem on display alongside photographs of what we will assume to be the fort. It is then adopted by a fast montage of assorted characters from the present, and earlier than it ends, we’re given a glimpse of Tanjiro falling.

The All-Out War Begins.
The All-Out Conflict Begins.

It is also value mentioning that this is not the primary time Demon Slayer has launched a film. The truth is, three movies–each masking completely different arcs inside the show–have already seen theatrical releases.

In a press launch given by Crunchyroll, firm president Rahul Purini mentioned, “Demon Slayer has been an exceptional franchise, and we at Crunchyroll are delighted to have been part of it from the start.” Purini added that, “Crunchyroll is thrilled to have the ability to deliver this trilogy of movies to followers, on the large display, and it guarantees to be one of many actually epic and consequential pop cultural occasions of our time when it hits theaters.”

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba relies on the manga of the identical title created by Koyoharu Gotoge. The present follows a younger boy named Tanjiro Kamado, whose household was murdered by demons. In hopes of avenging them and turning his sister Nezuko again to human, he joins the Demon Slayer Corps, a company dedicated to searching and killing numerous demons.

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