Crunchyroll has announced the theatrical debut of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village-. This will gift fans the cinematic experience for the next installment of the Demon Slayer series, with the next chapter continuing from the Entertainment district arc. The new movie will combine the series finale of the recent arc, along with an extended version of the first episode for the new, Swordsmith Village Arc.
Demon Slayer continues to follow Tanjiro and Nezuko Kamado as they find a way to change Nezuko back after being changed into a demon. Their journey led to joining forces with comrades, Zenitsu and Inosuke, who have joined their fight against the demons that hid in the shadows of society. Their mission has continuously led to the foes that are linked to the one demon that killed their family and turned Nezuko, but more challenges await as they fight for others that suffer in a demon’s hunting grounds.
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DEMON SLAYER REVEALS CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE WITH NEW ARC
Joining forces once again, Aniplex of America and Crunchyroll, one of the leaders in bringing audiences the ultimate anime experience around the globe, will be distributing Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- in the United Kingdom and Ireland on March 1, and in the US on March 3. This will be part of a cinematic event worldwide consisting of Episodes 10 and 11 of the series’ Entertainment District Arc as well as the extended Episode 1 of the highly anticipated Swordsmith Village Arc. All of which will be combined into one feature-length cinematic experience remastered in 4K.
Audiences wanting to take part in Tanjiro’s next thrilling adventure can purchase tickets beginning Friday, February 17.
The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV series, which debuted in 2019, and Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, which took the world by storm in 2020, are currently available to stream on Crunchyroll. The series 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.
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After his family is viciously murdered, a kind-hearted boy named Tanjiro Kamado resolves to become a Demon Slayer in hopes of turning his younger sister Nezuko back into a human.
Together with his comrades, Zenitsu and Inosuke, along with one of the top-ranking members of the Demon Slayer Corps, Tengen Uzui, Tanjiro embarks on a mission within the Entertainment District, where they encounter the formidable, high-ranking demons, Daki and Gyutaro.
The fight scenes featured in the final episodes of the Entertainment District Arc will be greatly magnified, which will be fantastic considering how amazing and epic the combat scenes were. Fans have been awaiting the new arc with high anticipation so it’s fitting that the new episode for the Swordsmith Village arc will be given a cinematic enhancement. This is a perfect opportunity for fans to dive into the next chapter while experiencing a spectacular version of past episodes that only cinemas can bring.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- will be available worldwide and will be released in the United Kingdom and Ireland on March 1, and in the US on March 3. Tickets for the cinematic experience for Demon Slayer are now live, with timeslots revealed for your local cinema and theatres.
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