Just when you thought you have so much to catch up with, we have yet another thing for you to check out! A new Demon Slayer Novel is set for release on 16 July 2021! With the amount of hype around the upcoming Demon Slayer Season 2 and the release of the video game, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Kepputan, the release of the novel is another reason for fans to gear up!
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 dedicates himself to avenging his family and helping his sister to become human again.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has a rating of 8.4/10 on IMDb and 8.6/10 on My Anime List.
The Demon Slayer novel will be focusing on The Entertainment District Arc from the manga which takes up after the Mugen Train Incident. Shuka Matsuda of The Seven Deadly Sins: The Seven Scars They Left Behind fame will be writing the novel. The new Demon Slayer Novel will cover volumes 8 to 11 of the manga which is also the central focus of Demon Slayer Season 2. The Entertainment district arc will see the return of Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu, and Inosuke along with the Sound Pillar, Tengen Usui.
While the official title for the new Demon Slayer novel has not been revealed yet, this release will be the fourth novel to be released from the Demon Slayer series. The Yoshiwara red-light district is set to be the next field for battle!
Keep up the excitement for Demon Slayer’s upcoming releases and let us know what you’re expecting from the series! Stay tuned!