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Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba Concluding As Film Trilogy

Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba is a serious contender for hottest anime on the planet right now. Since it debuted in 2019 with the Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc, it has given us 2020's record-breaking feature film Mugen Train, as well as the TV series Mugen Train Arc, and The Entertainment District Arc. The Swordsmith Village streamed in 2023, shortly after the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village theatrical event. 2024's Hashira Training Arc streamed shortly after the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To Hashira Training theatrical event. The anime is produced by ufotable.

Now the latest season has come to its climax its been announced that the franchise is returning to cinemas. This time as Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Infinity Castle, which will launch exclusively as a trilogy of films. The three films will represent the climax of the Demon Slayer series and bring it to a close.

The Infinity Castle films will be released by Crunchyroll and Sony Pictures Entertainment worldwide, except in select Asian territories including Japan.

"Demon Slayer has been a phenomenal franchise, and we at Crunchyroll are delighted to have been a part of it from the beginning," said Rahul Purini, President of Crunchyroll. "Crunchyroll is thrilled to be able to bring this trilogy of films to fans, on the big screen, and it promises to be one of the truly epic and consequential pop cultural events of our time when it hits theatres."

Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba is based on the hit manga created by Koyoharu Gotoge. The story spans 23 volumes and has more than 150 million copies in print. It first launched in 2016, when it was serialised in Weekly Shonen Jump. It ran until 2020.

The story begins when Tanjiro's family is slain by a demon. The only member of his family left "alive" is his younger sister who has been turned into a demon. And so he joins the Demon Slayer Corps in hopes of finding a way to turn his sister back into a human.

The existing Demon Slayer arcs, plus the feature film. can be streamed now on Crunchyroll (subscription required) in subtitled and dub formats. The Manga is available in print and digital from Viz Media.

No date for the new movies has been announced just yet, but we'll be sure to keep you updated.


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