Crunchyroll to stream two ‘Demon Slayer’ TV series

Crunchyroll, one of the most popular anime streaming platforms, announced two TV series  based on Japan’s box-office sensation Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Fans will be able to embark the journey once again along with Tanjiro, Nezuko and surprising new characters. 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc will premiere on Crunchyroll starting 10 October and 5 December, respectively. 

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc is a seven-episode arc that adapts the popular film on TV. It will have one original episode comprising 70 new scenes, new music tracks, new opening and ending animation, episode previews and new theme songs.

This adaptation will establish a connection between Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc with the Entertainment District Arc, featuring a never-before-seen original episode of Kyojuro Rengoku taking on a new mission on the way to the Mugen Train.

LiSA, who sang for the movie returns for the series theme songs. The opening theme is ‘Akeboshi’ and it is ending with the theme ‘Shirogane’.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc introduces a new major demon, Daki (voiced by Miyuki Sawashiro). Aimer (‘Zankyosanka’ and ‘Asa ga kuru’) will perform the theme songs for the opening episode.

The TV adaptation of the film, features animation production by ufotable. The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc premiered in 2019. It is based on Koyoharu Gotoge’s manga, which boasts over 150 million copies in circulation in Japan.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is an action-packed, thrilling tale of a young man in search of a cure for his sister, who has been turned into a demon after their family is viciously slaughtered by demons. It is now available subtitled on Crunchyroll.

The super-hit film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Movie: Mugen Train, became the highest-grossing film in Japanese box-office history with more than ¥40 billion ($365 million) in revenue last year. 

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