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Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba: Swordsmith Village Arc Streams This April

Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba
is now firmly established as one of the most successful anime and manga in the world. With more than 150 million copies in print and the record for Japan's highest grossing film of all time, it's a pretty big deal. It's no surprise therefore that it's coming back for a third TV season.

Following on from The Entertainment District Arc and hot on the heels of To the Swordsmith Village- World Tour, Crunchyroll and Aniplex USA announce the premiere of The Swordsmith Village Arc. The series will stream weekly from Sunday, April 9 wherever Crunchyroll is available and exclusively in North America, South America and Europe. Dubs in English, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, and Hindi will follow at a later date.

Based on the manga by Koyoharu Gotoge, the series follows Tanjiro Kamado, a young man whose family is killed by a demon. All except for his beloved younger sister who is turned into a demon herself. Tanjiro decides to join the Demon Slayer Corp to try to find a way to turn her human again. The first season ran in 2019, with the movie following in 2020. A TV edit of the movie called The Mugen Train Arc ran in 2021, with the Entertainment District Arc running in 2021 and 2022.

The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- World Tour kicked off with screenings in 95 countries and gave fans a chance to get a first look at the new arc. If you weren't able to make it to one of the screenings you'll now be able to check it out from the comfort of your own home.

The new season sees Tanjiro journey to the Swordsmith village where he is reunited with two Hashira, members of the Demon Slayer Corps’ highest-ranking swordsmen - Mist Hashira Muichiro Tokito and Love Hashira Mitsuri Kanroji.  But demons are never far away so a new battle begins for Tanjiro and his comrades.

Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba is animated by ufotable and stars Natsuki Hanae, Akari Kito, Hiro Shimono and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka. The first two seasons and the movie are available to stream on Crunchyroll now.

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