Demon Slayer’s final arc to be a movie trilogy — here’s the trailer

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba simply wrapped its Hashira Training arc however the (Mugen) prepare isn’t slowing down: on the heels of the finale, Crunchyroll that Demon Slayer’s subsequent arc, Infinity Citadel, will roll out in theaters as an “epic trilogy of movies.” In a information launch, Crunchyroll notes that “the three-part cinematic motion pictures represents the ultimate arc and fruits of the vastly fashionable award-winning anime shonen sequence.”

Primarily based on the manga sequence by Koyoharu Gotoge, printed underneath Shueisha’s Bounce Comics, Demon Slayer presently consists of 23 volumes which have sole upward of 150 million copies, a quantity that turned it into one of the vital fashionable anime on the planet. For Crunchyroll, nabbing the worldwide distribution rights (excluding a number of Asian territories) to three extra Demon Slayer movies is a serious boon; the 2020 movie Mugen Practice stays the highest-grossing anime film of all time, the highest-grossing Japanese movie on the world field workplace of all time, and the second-highest grossing anime movie in U.S. field workplace historical past (having earned $49.5 million, greater than Madame Net made in 2024!). Sony’s latest acquisition of the Alamo Drafthouse theater chain expressly for the purpose of platforming anime films in America makes the trilogy a serious milestone in Crunchyroll’s marketing campaign to be a one-stop store for all issues anime within the U.S..

A white-haired demon slayer talks to Tanjiro in Demon Slayer Infinity Castle

two fighters face off in Demon Slayer Infinity Castle

Photos: Koyoharu Gotoge, SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable

After coaching with the Hashira within the earlier arc, Demon Slayer’s majin protagonist Tanjiro is off to the Infinity Citadel to tackle Muzan Kibutsuji, the Demon King. A teaser for the film trilogy is mild on footage from any of the Infinity Practice movies — it’s mild on animation basically — however it provides followers who solely know the anime a style for what’s subsequent.

The untitled first Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Infinity Citadel film is presently undated. All of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is streaming on Crunchyroll.