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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ( () (めつ) (やいば) Kimetsu no Yaiba?) is the anime adaptation of Koyoharu Gotōge's Kimetsu no Yaiba by Ufotable. It 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 series is licensed in North America by Aniplex of America, and streams on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and FunimationNow. The series is also licensed in Australia and New Zealand by Madman Entertainment and streams on AnimeLab.

Plot

Since ancient times, rumors have abounded of man-eating demons lurking in the woods. Because of this, the local townsfolk never venture outside at night. Legend has it that a demon slayer also roams the night, hunting down these bloodthirsty demons. For young Tanjiro, these rumors will soon to become his harsh reality. Ever since the death of his father, Tanjiro has taken it upon himself to support his family. Although their lives may be hardened by tragedy, they've found happiness. But that ephemeral warmth is shattered one day when Tanjiro finds his family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon. To his surprise, however, Nezuko still shows signs of human emotion and thought. Thus begins Tanjiro's journey to seek out the demon who killed their family and turn his sister human again.

Staff

  • Animation Studio: Ufotable
  • Direction: Sotozaki Haruo
  • Character Design: Matsushima Akira
  • Sub-Character Design: Kajiyama Youko, Kikuchi Mika, Satou Miyuki
  • Music: Kajiura Yuki, Shiina Gou
  • Concept art: Etou Kouji, Kabasawa Yuri, Takeuchi Kasumi, Yanaka Masaru
  • Editing: Kamino Manabu
  • Colour Design: Oomae Yuuko
  • Photographic Direction: Terao Yuuichi
  • CG Direction: Nishiwaki Kazuki

Cast

Music

  • Opening Theme: "Gurenge (紅蓮華)"by LiSA (Episodes 1-??)
  • Ending Theme: "From the Edge" by FictionJunction feat. LiSA (Episodes 2-??)

Episodes

# Title Air Date
01 Cruelty

残酷, Zankoku

April 6th, 2019
02 Trainer Sakonji Urokodaki

育手・鱗滝左近次, Muneyasu Urokodaki Sakonji

April 13th, 2019
03 Sabito and Makomo

錆兎と真菰, Sabito to Makomo

April 20th, 2019
04 Final Selection

最終選別, Saishū senbetsu

April 27th, 2019
05 My Own Steel

己の鋼, Onore no Hagane

May 4th, 2019
06 Swordsman Accompanying a Demon

鬼を連れた剣士, Oni o tsureta kenshi

May 11th, 2019
07 Kibutsuji Muzan

鬼舞辻 無惨, Kibutsuji Muzan

May 18th, 2019
08 The Smell of Enchanting Blood

幻惑の血の香り, Genwaku no chi no kaori

May 25th, 2019
09 Temari Demon and Arrow Demon

手毬鬼と矢印鬼, Temari Oni to Yajirushi Oni

June 1st, 2019
10 Together Forever

ずっと一緒にいる, Zutto Issho ni Iru

June 8th, 2019
11 Tsuzumi Mansion

鼓の屋敷, Tsuzumi no yashiki

June 15th, 2019
12 The Boar Bares Its Fangs, Zenitsu Sleeps

猪は牙を剥き善逸は眠る, Inoshishi wa kiba o muki Zen'itsu wa nemuru

June 22nd, 2019
13 Something More Important Than Life

命より大事なもの, Inochi yori Daiji na Mono

June 29, 2019
14 The House with the Wisteria Family Crest

藤の花の家紋の家, Fuji no Hana no Kamon no Ie

July 6th, 2019
15 Mount Natagumo

那田蜘蛛山, Natagumo Yama

July 13th, 2019
16 Letting Someone Else Go First

自分ではない誰かを前へ , Jibunde wanai dareka o mae e

July 20th, 2019
17 You Must Master A Single Thing

ひとつのことを極め抜け, Hitotsu no Koto o Kiwamenuke

July 27th, 2019
18 A Forged Bond

偽物の絆, Nisemono no Kizuna

August 3rd, 2019
19 Hinokami

ヒノカミ, Hinokami

August 10th, 2019
20 Pretend Family

寄せ集めの家族, Yoseatsume no Kazoku

August 17th, 2019
21 Against Corps Rules

隊律違反, Tairitsu Ihan

August 24th, 2019
22 Master of the Mansion

お館様, Oyakata-sama

August 31st, 2019
23 Hashira Meeting

TBD, TBD

September 7th, 2019
24 Rehabilitation Training

TBD, TBD

September 14th, 2019
25 TBD

TBD, TBD

September 21st, 2019
26 TBD

TBD, TBD

September 28th, 2019

Promotional Material

Trailers

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