The hype for the Entertainment District Arc of season 2 has already fueled speculations of Demon Slayer Season 3 which seems to be on the cards for the future. With the knowledge that Demon Slayer Season 2 took 2 years to release after Season 1’s airing, we’re pacing our expectations and anticipating the return of the popular anime series in the near future.
Demon Slayer Season 2 Entertainment District Arc is one of the biggest releases of Fall 2021 that will continue till March 2022. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has a rating of 8.4/10 on IMDb and 8.6/10 on My Anime List! Demon Slayer Movie: Mugen Train has an IMDb rating of 8.4/10 and 8.7/10 on My Anime List.
What is Demon Slayer about?
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba follows the journey of Tanjiro Kamado set in the Taisho era of Japan. In the world of Demon Slayer, a war has broken out between humans and demons. On a bloodied battlefield and with no home to return to, Tanjiro sets out on a mission to avenge his sister, Nezuko, who has been turned into a demon. Tanjiro and Nezuko’s parents are slaughtered mercilessly by demons in their home.
The siblings begin a quest to lift Nezuko’s curse and stumble upon the Demon Slayer Corps. This organization is dedicated to fighting and killing demons and freeing society from their terror. Nezuko, though a demon, retains her capacity for emotion and kindness and is very protective of her brother and companions. Tanjiro promises to avenge his family and help his sister to become human again.
Demon Slayer Season 2 Entertainment District Arc began on December 5 with a weekly release on Netflix. The Mugen Train Arc is already being hosted on Netflix and spans over 7 episodes. It has been officially announced by Fuji TV that Demon Slayer 2 will be spread across 2 cours and Season 2 of the anime will end in March 2022.
Demon Slayer Season 3: Is this the Last Season?
Demon Slayer Season 2 is currently adapting the Entertainment District Arc of the manga. For those unfamiliar with the manga, the anime adaptation of Demon Slayer has already reached the second half of the story. It is the 8th major arc in the series and will adapt the manga up to approximately Chapter 97.
The manga still has 3 major arcs to cover before wrapping up Kimetsu no Yaiba. Demon Slayer Season 3 is likely, to begin with, the Swordsmith Village Arc which comes into the picture months after the battle of the Yoshiwara district. The Butterfly mansion hosts the recovering Demon Slayers as a new destination for their journey opens up and leads them to the Swordsmith Village where the Love Hashira awaits them.
Demon Slayer Season 1 spanned 26 episodes and adapted a little over the first 50 chapters of the manga. Season 2 will also roughly end with Chapters 97-98. At the end of Season 2, the anime will have 44 episodes. The next two arcs of the manga cover roughly 40-50 chapters and would be a perfect length to adapt, leaving the Final Battle Arc for another Season. That essentially means Demon Slayer Season 3 will not be the end. Fans can expect one more season before the story comes to an end.
When can Demon Slayer Season 3 Release?
Demon Slayer Season 2 was released after a gap of two years. With the season ongoing, the speculations for Demon Slayer Season 3 are in full swing. With no announcements for another season on sight at the moment, the only option is to take an educated guess. Announcements should pour in after the current season ends, which should be an estimated March 2022.
With production time and the schedule of Ufotable in mind, it would be difficult to have a Demon Slayer Season 3 before 2023. This does not mean the OVAs or other media releases will pause. Releases with an original story are common for anime releases. The same could follow for Demon Slayer as well.
Will Demon Slayer Season 3 English dub stream on Funimation?
Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 Dub had been confirmed to stream exclusively on Funimation. A simulcast version of the anime can also be watched on the platform. It is expected that Season 3 English dub as well as simulcast will also land with Funimation whenever it happens.
Who is part of Demon Slayer Season 3 Cast?
According to the manga, some of the early appearances in Demon Slayer Season 3 will include the following characters returning:
- Hanae Natsuki as Tanjiro Kamado
- Kito Akari as Nezuko Kamado
- Hiro Shimono as Zenitsu Agatsuma
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Inosuke Hashibara
- Satoshi Hino as Kyojiru Rengoku
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Uzui Tengen
- Toshihiko Seki as Muzan Kibutsuji
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