The next chapter of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime is fast-approaching on Funimation, so time to hop aboard. Aniplex announced today that the anime that set our hearts ablaze will officially return in October with the arrival of the Mugen Train Arc!
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Following the first-ever Japanese television broadcast of Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, it was confirmed that the episodic anime series will return on October 10 with Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc, a 7-episode miniseries complete with new visuals and background music to relive the blockbuster magic of the hit film and then some before things get even wilder.
A brand-new key visual was also revealed for the Mugen Train Arc, and we’re feeling emotional all over again. Also confirmed was the upcoming arc’s opening and ending theme’s artist, performed by LiSA. The opening theme title is Akeboshi and the ending theme title is Shirogane!
But that’s not all! We also got a ton of new info on Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc, which will bring some long-awaited manga action to life in the anime.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc will officially arrive on December 5, and will also kick off with a one-hour special premiere. We’re also excited to announce Miyuki Sawashiro as the voice of Daki, the Upper Rank Six demon Tanjiro and his comrades must face.
The arc’s opening and ending theme artist was announced as well! Both will be performed by Aimer. The opening theme title is Zankyosanka and the ending theme is Asa ga kuru!
Both the Mugen Train Arc and Entertainment District Arc will stream on Funimation in its English-speaking territories, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It will be available in Funimation’s Latin America territories at a later date!
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The wait for more Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is almost over, and we can’t wait for you to experience it all right here on Funimation. In the meantime, catch up on the anime series, three compilation episodes and the Demon Slayer: Mugen Train movie.
And as always, keep it locked to Funimation for the latest on all things Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.