Netflix 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba' Season 2: Release date, plot, details on anime show
With 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train' finally here, there is only one question currently on our mind -- what about Season 2? After the thrilling events seen in the movie, here's what you can expect from Tanjiro and the gang in their quest to defeat the antagonist, Muzan, as they try to turn Nezuko into a human once again.
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While there isn't an official release date for 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba' Season 2, the anime is expected to release sometime later this year. A Yahoo Japan article states that Demon Slayer Season 2 is expected to launch in October as part of the Fall anime season, but there is no official confirmation regarding this.
How to watch
Season 1 is currently available on Netflix, so it is likely that Season 2 will be available on the platform. 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train' is now streaming on Funimation.
The anime follows the manga series plotline, after 'Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train' movie and will adapt the ‘Entertainment District’ arc of the manga. Here, Tanjiro and the gang interact personally with another Hashira, Tengen Uzui, the Sound Hashira. Tengen is on a mission to rescue his three wives that have gone missing in the Yoshiwara Red Light district and to find out what has happened to them; he needs to infiltrate and investigate the situation. He ropes in the three boys, Tanjiro, Zentisu and Inosuke to do the same. He sends them to three different brothels -- the Ogimoto House, Kyogoku House, and Tokito House, where they are disguised as women to extract information.
However, when Zentisu goes missing, Tengen soon realizes that there might be a larger danger looming at hand. The group soon faces off against Muzan's Upper Moon Six demons -- Gyutaro and his sister, Daki. However, having lost the Flame Hashira to a battle with an Upper Moon, the question remains, will Tanjiro, Tengen and the gang make it out alive?
While the English voice actors of the series have not been confirmed yet, the Japanese cast will be returning for the new season.
Hanae Natsuki voices the protagonist, Tanjiro Kamado. Hanae's works include 'Black Clover', 'Sengoku Night Blood', 'Tokyo Ghoul:re', 'Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card', 'Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru 2', 'Beyblade Burst Turbo[a]' and 'That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime'.
Kito Akari will voice Nezuko Kamado. A voice actress and a singer, Kito's works include 'Wolf Girl and Black Prince', 'Shadows House', 'Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion Z', 'Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck', 'The Hidden Dungeon Only I Can Enter' and 'Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy'.
Hiro Shimono will voice Zenitsu Agatsuma. His works include 'RahXephon', 'Baka and Test', 'Yosuga no Sora', 'The World God Only Knows', 'Uta no Prince-sama', 'Karneval', 'The Devil Is a Part-Timer!' 'Attack on Titan', 'Ace of Diamond', 'My Hero Academia', 'Xenoblade Chronicles 2', 'Black Clover' and 'Danganronpa V3'.
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka will voice Inosuke Hashibara. His other works include 'Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma', 'Fire Force', 'Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld', 'Jujutsu Kaisen', 'The Millionaire Detective Balance: Unlimited', 'Tokyo Revengers', 'Osamake' and 'Record of Ragnarok'.
The Sound Pillar, Usui Tengen, will be voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi. His most notable works include 'Teggen Toppa Gurren Lagan', 'Fairy Tail', 'One Punch Man', 'Bleach', 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind' 'Durarara!!' 'Kill la Kill', 'Haikyū!!' 'Tokyo Ghoul', 'One Piece', 'Black Clover' and 'Fire Force'.
Toshihiko Seki will voice the main antagonist of the series, the demon king Muzan Kibutsuji. A celebrated voice actor, some of his works include 'Mobile Suit Gundam SEED', 'Mobile Suit Gundam Wing', 'Naruto' and 'Bleach'.
Haruo Sotozaki will also return as director. Animation studio Ufotable will also work on the second season of Demon Slayer.
The trailer features glimpses of the entertainment district, along with Tengen perched at a height, watching the situation unfold from above. As a character, he is known to be a loud and flashy man; fans can expect this arc to be an entertaining one! The trailer also features Daki, who is one of the primary antagonists of the season.
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