Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc Kicks Off Next Week on May 12!

Nezuko has overcome the sunlight

The upcoming season of “Demon Slayer” titled “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc” is set to premiere on May 12th and will be available for streaming on Crunchyroll. The first episode will be a one-hour special. The synopsis and scene cuts for the first episode have been released.

© Koyoharu Gotoge / SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable

Episode 1: To Defeat Muzan Kibutsuji

Unfolds in the Hashira Village, where Tanjiro and two of the Hashira defeat two Upper Rank demons. The existence of Nezuko, who has conquered the sun, hints at a major upcoming battle with Muzan Kibutsuji. Amidst this, a Hashira’s Meeting is convened at the Ubuyashiki Estate.

Key Visual:

© Koyoharu Gotoge / SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc covers episodes from volumes 15 to 16 of the original manga. It has been decided that new eye-catchers and new end credits will be added by ufotable.

Official post:

New CM:

The anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is currently on Crunchyroll, and is described as follows:

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 this 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.

Source: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Official Website

© Koyoharu Gotoge / SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable

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