A leak from China on the Weibo social network assured that the second season of the animated adaptation of Kimetsu no Yaiba will last two arcs (six months), and this part of the first will cover events in the film Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen. The information has not been confirmed, nor has the number of episodes been specified, or whether the two arcs will air continuously or separately.

Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku-hen

This second season, officially titled as Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku-henIts premiere is planned for this year in Japan. in addition, Koyoharu Gotouge began publishing the original manga in the magazine Weekly shonen jump from the publisher Shueisha in February 2016 and concluded in May 2020 with a total of 23 volumes. The work also inspired several spin-off series and a novella as well as a feature film called Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen.

Production team

  • Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Zestiria the X, Tales of Symphonia the Animation) will be directing the series in the studios again Ufotable (Fate / Zero, Kara no Kyoukai, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu).
  • Akira Matsushima (Maria-sama ga Miteru, Tales of Zestiria the X) is made in collaboration with. be responsible for character design Miyuki Sato, Yoko kajiyama Yes Mika Kikuchiwho served as the supporting character designer in the first season and the film.
  • Yuki kajiura (Sword Art Online, Fate / Zero, Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica) Yes Gou shiina (Tales of Zestiria the X, Juuni Taisen, God Eater) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.

Summary 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 the family after the death of his father and constantly travels to the village at the foot of the mountain to sell firewood and charcoal.

However, his life changes when he returns home one day after a night out and discovers that his family has been killed by a demon. Tanjirou and her sister Nezuko are the only survivors, 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: Weibo

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