Demon Slayer Season 2 is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated installments of the year, yet Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 is not releasing anytime soon. Fans will have to wait for long to watch more episodes of the crazy anime adaptation. But exactly how long? Here’s everything you need to know about Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2.
Well, the makers of the anime series sure have a compensation gift to make the wait a little less excruciating. A Demon Slayer movie will soon premiere at our screen. It will continue the story of the debut season. Besides, it’ll also feature several insane surprises.
Demon Slayer the Movie: Demon Train
Show producer Ufotable announced a sequel film instead of Demon Slayer Season 2. The movie will be called Demon Slayer: Demon Train Arc or Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen. It was announced right after the anime series concluded airing in Japan. Besides, it is expected to follow the ‘Infinite Train’ story arc from the seventh volume of the original manga series.
The Demon Slayer movie will continue the plot of the anime series where it left in the last episode. In the episode, our main characters boarded the infinite train. Tanjiro Kamado and
the demon loli, his sister Nezuko will now begin their new mission in Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen. The main characters of the anime will return along with the director of the first season, Haruo Sotozaki. On the other hand, character designer Akira Matsushima will be back as well.
As of now, Ufotable has announced that Demon Slayer: Demon Train Arc will hit the screens in the fourth quarter of next year in Japan. However, an exact date is yet to be discussed. Fans may have to wait for an entire year as the Demon Slayer movie may not premiere anytime earlier than the end of 2020. The studio recently released a short teaser of the film on its Twitter account.
Will ‘Demon Slayer Season 2’ Ever Return?
It’s been a while since the first season of the anime series ended. Fans are now eager to know if Demon Slayer Season 2 will ever premiere at the screens. While the pressure for another season is high on Ufotable, they are currently focusing on the Demon Slayer movie. The film is currently in production, delaying the return of the show. Besides, it also weakens the possibilities of Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2.
However, since Demon Slayer is one of the most popular animes of recent times, the studio may not want to cancel it anytime soon. The series has high potential to carry on for several other successful installments. On the other hand, the makers of the anime have various volumes of the manga left to cover in the upcoming seasons. They currently have enough plot to stretch the story, at least for Demon Slayer Season 2.
Besides, the writer and illustrator of the manga series, Koyoharu Gotōge, is still working on publishing some new volumes in the future. The manga may continue for several years until Koyoharu Gotōge decides to. Hence, there will be enough story for Ufotable to develop few other installments after Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 as well.
What Will Happen In Demon Slayer Season 2?
The story of the popular anime series revolves around a kindhearted and intelligent boy, Tanjirō Kamado. He lives with his family in Taishō-era and is the sole source of income. However, his life falls apart when a demon attacks and slaughters his family. Tanjirō survives the incident though, his sister Nezuka is transformed into a demon. Surprisingly, she still possesses human emotions and thought.
The plot forwards as he meets a demon slayer, Giyu Tomioka, who recruits him to become a demon slayer as well. Tanjirō intends to helo his sister to turn human again and avenge the deaths of his family. As of the end of Season 1, Tanjirō and Nezuka are still attempting to retaliate the incident as they climb the infinite train.
The Demon Slayer movie will feature the plot revolving around the demon train arc. Hence, Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 will resume the story as per the end of the film. The new installment will feature Tanjirō and Nezuka on another mission after the infinite train. While the exact mission is still unknown, it’s clear that Demon Slayer Season 2 will be a direct continuation of the movie.
Where To Find The English Dub Of Season 1?
Back on October 12, 2019, Adult Swim officially released the English dubbed version of Season 1. All twenty-six episodes of the anime series are available on their official website. On the other hand, fans can also watch the show with Japanese audio and English subtitles if they like. They are open to stream on Crunchyroll.
When Will Demon Slayer Season 2 Release?
Since the release of the already announce Demon Slayer movie is still far away, Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 has slim chances of returning next year. The installment may not go under production until the sequel film hits the screens. Even if it’s ordered by early 2021, Demon Slayer Season 2 may only premiere as early as 2022. Well, as of now, fans have to wait for long to get any major information. However, we promise to keep you updated as soon as the details come out. Do you want a Season 2? Tell us in the comments below.