On the Japanese portal Nikkan Sports There was an article entitled "Kimetsu no Yaiba's successful franchise already has an animation project in the works"Where the franchise was found to be based on the manga, written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge, Kimetsu no yaiba, already has a new animation project under development without specifying the format. It's worth noting that this was previously confirmed by a reliable source for this site The production of a second season was already under wayalthough it has not been officially confirmed.

""(Omission) Several people associated with the anime industry have already commented on plans for the animated adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge's manga based on "Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen". In an interview with Nikkan Sports, it was commented, "I've heard that there have been discussions about future projects since the project for this feature film was released," commented an industry representative.""

"""While Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen covered a two-volume story from the original manga, the next arc, known as the 'Red Light District Arc', is four volumes," he continued. Another person said: “It would be impossible to treat a single film optimally. If we were to develop this bow in a film project, the most realistic would be to do it as a two-part project »".

""Finally, an industry expert who is particularly familiar with film projects and television shows stated: “Even given the extent of the 'red light district arc', it is more believable that it is being carried over into a second season of the animated adaptation, the next is another film".

For his part, Koyoharu Gotouge began to publish the manga in the magazine Weekly shonen jump from the publisher Shueisha in February 2016 and finalized in May 2020. The publisher published the twenty-second compilation volume on October 2 and the twenty-third and final volume on December 4.

The manga inspired a 26-part anime adaptation by the studios. Ufotable, Headed by Haruo Sotozaki and scripts written by the studios themselves and released in April 2019. Later a film called Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha henwas released in Japanese theaters on October 16.

Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba

In the Taisho era in Japan, Tanjirou Kamado is a kind and intelligent boy who lives in the mountains with his family. Tanjirou became the head of his family after the death of his father and makes constant trips to the village at the foot of the mountain to sell firewood and charcoal.

However, his life changes when one day when he returns home after a night out, he discovers that his family has been killed by a demon. Tanjirou and her sister Nezuko are the only survivors now, but she has been turned into a demon, although surprisingly she still shows emotion and appears to have a sense of reason. After meeting Giyuu Tomioka, a demon hunter; Tanjirou He decides to become a demon hunter in order to hunt down his family's killer and find a way to get Nezuko back to normal.

Source: Ryokutya

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