Kimetsu no Yaiba Wikia
Kimetsu no Yaiba Wikia

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ( () (めつ) (やいば) Kimetsu no Yaiba?) is the anime adaptation of Koyoharu Gotōge's Kimetsu no Yaiba, animated by ufotable.

Its first season was announced for a 26-episode run in the 27th issue of Weekly Shōnen Jump, on June 4th, 2018, and premiered on April 6th, 2019. The first 5 episodes were also seperately compiled into a Japan-exclusive movie, Kimetsu no Yaiba: Brother and Sister's Bond.

The first season was followed by a continuative movie adaptation of the Mugen Train Arc, which would later be complied into its second season along with the Entertainment District Arc, which is set to premiere on October 10th, 2021.


It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by the grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a "demon slayer" so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family. A sorrowful tale of siblings in which the fate of humans and demons intertwine... begins now![1]


Information provided by the official English website


Season 1

  • Opening Theme: "Gurenge" ( () (れん) () ?) by LiSA (Episodes 1–26)
  • Ending Theme: "From the Edge" by FictionJunction feat. LiSA (Episodes 2–18, 20–26) / "Kamado Tanjiro no Uta" by Go Shiina feat. Nami Nakagawa (Episode 19)

Mugen Train

  • Theme Song: "Homura" ( (ほむら) Homura?) by LiSA

Season 2

  • Opening Theme: "Akeboshi" ( () (ぼし) Akeboshi?) by LiSA (Episodes 1–TBA) / "Zankyosanka" ( (ざん) (きょう) (さん) () Zankyōsanka?) by Aimer (Episodes TBA)
  • Ending Theme: "Shirogane" ( (しろ) (がね) Shirogane?) by LiSA (Episodes 1–TBA) / "Asa ga Kuru" ( (あさ) () Asa ga Kuru?) by Aimer (Episodes TBA)


Season Episodes Adapted Chapters
1 Episode 1Episode 26 Chapter 1Chapter 54
Mugen Train Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Movie - Mugen Train Chapter 54Chapter 69

Promotional Material

Key Visuals

Rebroadcast Visuals



Season 1

Mugen Train

Season 2

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