Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ is an anime television series that follows Tanjiro, who becomes a demon slayer after his whole family is slaughtered in an attack. The sole other surviving member is his sister, Nezuko, who has become a demon.
Surprisingly, she still acts sort of a human, inspiring Tanjiro to seek a cure for her. The anime show is predicated on a best-selling manga series of an equivalent name by Koyoharu Gotōge.
The critically acclaimed series, developed by Ufotable, premiered in April 2019 in Japan. Following its success, in October, the show dropped in the USA of an equivalent year. And eventually, it is landed on Netflix in 2021.
The show appreciates its animation and fight sequences. Naturally, the fans must worry about understanding if there’ll be a season 2. Let’s find out!
Demon Slayer Season 2: Release Date
‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ season 1 landed on Columbus Day, 2019, on Adult Swim (Toonami). Before that, the show originally premiered in Japan on April 6, 2019, on Tokyo MX, BS11, GTV, and GYT.
On Netflix, the series later premiered on January 22, 2021, in America. Season 1 of the series consists of 26 episodes with a period of roughly 25 minutes each.
As far as season 2 cares, here is what we all know. There’s no official announcement regarding the renewal of the show for its second outing. But there’s a sequel film, titled ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train’ that picks up from where season 1 ends.
In Japan, the series was released on 16th October 2020. The anime series and, therefore, the film are received alright by the viewers.
The film became the fourth highest-grossing film worldwide in 2020. If the show is renewed, we will expect ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ season 2 to release sometime in fall 2021.
Demon Slayer: Characters
Tanjiro Kamado is the protagonist, whose family is killed in an attack by the demons, apart from his sister, Nezuko.
Tanjiro features a heightened sense of smell that helps him track the demons and sense people’s true emotions. He joins the Demon Slayer Corps, an ancient organization dedicated to protecting humans from demons.
Nezuko is Tanjiro’s younger sister who turns into a demon within the attack that killed their family. Surprisingly, she manages to retain a neighborhood of her humanity even after her transition by resisting her urge to crave human flesh and blood. And it genuinely cares for the citizenry.
Zenit Agatsuma is another boy who joins the Demon Slayer Corps at the same time as Tanjiro. Moreover, it features a heightened sense of hearing and is trained within the “Thunder Breathing” style.
He tags alongside Tanjiro and Nezuko on their missions but is understood for his timid personality. Initially, Agatsuma can fight if he’s unconscious or asleep but slowly learns to maneuver past his fears.
He goes on to develop an exclusive and new thunder technique. Other characters that collaborate with Tanjiro are Inosuke Hashibira and Kanao Tsuyuri.
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The film hits theaters across the USA and Canada in 2021! pic.twitter.com/FkWQNTi2gY
— Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (English) (@DemonSlayerUSA) August 2, 2020
Demon Slayer Season 2: Plot
In season 1, we see that Tanjirois decided to seek out how to show his sister, Nezuko, back to her human form. He joins the Demon Slayer Corps, where he makes new friends who join him in killing demons.
Season 1 is followed by the sequel movie that continues the narrative of the central characters. By the top of the movie, Tanjiro and his friends find themselves embroiled during a battle with Akaza after killing Emu.
Akaza forces them to escape because the sun rises, but Tanjiro manages to injure him together with his sword. Unfortunately, Kyōjurō dies within the encounter, leaving Tanjiro and his friends devastated.
If there’s a season 2, it’ll continue the story after the events of the movie. We’ll see how the characters develop as they battle the demons.
We can also see some more deaths in season 2 as Tanjiro and his friends bully-off demons who are way stronger than them.