Demon Slayer Season 2: Everything you should know
The critically acclaimed series, developed by Uphotable, premiered in Japan in April 2019. Following its success, the show dropped in the USA in October of the same year and finally hit Netflix in 2021.
The show has been praised for its animation and fight sequences. Naturally, fans should be curious to know if there will be a season 2. Let’s see what updates do we have about the release date, cast, and other details of the upcoming season of the anime.
When will Demon Slayer Season 2 Release?
‘Demon murderer: Season 1 of Kimetsu no Yaiba landed on Adult Swim (Toonami) on October 12, 2019. In addition, the show originally aired in Japan on April 6, 2019, on Tokyo MX, GTV, GYT, and BS11.
The series later premiered in the United States on January 22, 2021, on Netflix. Season 1 consists of 26 episodes with a running time of approximately 25 minutes each.
As far as Season 2 is concerned, here we know. No official announcement has been made regarding the show’s renewal for its second outing. But there is a sequel film, titled ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yiba The Movie: Mugan Train’ where season 1 ends.
It was released in Japan on October 16, 2020. The anime series and film have been very well received by the audience. In fact, the film became the fourth highest-grossing film worldwide in 2020.
If the show is renewed, we can expect 21 Monster Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ‘Season 2 to be released sometime in Fall 2021.
Which Characters are returning for the Cast of demon slayer season 2?
Tanjiro is a Kamado hero whose family is killed in a monster attack, except for his sister Nejuko’s. Tanjiro has a high sense of smell that helps him track down demons and understand people’s true feelings.
He joins the demon murderer Corps, an ancient organization dedicated to protecting humans from demons. Nezuko is Tanjiro’s younger sister who transforms into a demon in an attack that kills her family.
Surprisingly, she manages to maintain a part of her humanity even after her infection, by resisting her desire to crave human flesh and blood and truly care for humans. Zenitsu Agatsuma is another boy who joins the Demon Slayer Corps around the same time as Tanjiro.
He has a high sense of hearing and is trained in the “Thunder Breathing” style. He tags along with Tanjiro and Nejuko on his mission but is known for his timid personality.
Initially, the only way to fight Agatsuma is if he is unconscious or sleeping but gradually learns to eliminate his fear. He goes on to develop a special and new rumble technique. Other characters who join forces with Tanjiro are Inosuke Hashibira and Kanao Tsoori.
What can we expect from the plot of Season 2 of Monster Slayer?
In season 1, we see that Tanjiro is determined to find a way to bring his sister Nezuko back to her human form. He joins the Demon Slayer Corps, where he makes new friends who join him in killing the demons.
Season 1 is followed by a sequel film that continues the narrative of the central characters. By the end of the film, Tanjiro and his friends find themselves embroiled in a fight with Akaza after killing Enemu.
Akaza is forced to flee as the sun rises, but Tanjiro wounds him with his sword. Unfortunately, Kyuzurz is killed in an encounter that devastates Tanjiro and his friends.
If there is season 2, it will continue the story after the events of the film. We’ll see how the characters develop while the demons fight. We can also see a few more deaths in season 2 as Tanjiro and his friends face demons that are stronger than they are.
What do we know about the Demon Slayer Movie?
The anime film titled ‘The Demon Slayer: Infinity Train Arc’ premiered in Japan on October 16, 2020. Since then, the film has broken countless records, including the highest-grossing film of all time in Japan,
Becoming the best opening day weekend in Japanese film history and the 4th highest-grossing film of 2020. The film will be released in select theaters in North America, Australia, and New Zealand in early 2021 – you can read more on the English release here.