It was already clear that the Entertainment District Arc did not yet mean the end of the series. But when will Demon Slayer Season 3 be released?
In the second season of Demon Slayer, things really got down to business. In addition to the action-packed finale, fans were also able to look forward to an explosive announcement at the end. The animation studio Ufotable announced that it was already working on season 3 and even published a poster. Meanwhile, there is also a trailer, which we have included below.
When will Demon Slayer Season 3 be released?
It is also clear that familiar faces of production will return. Haruo Sotozaki takes over the direction, while Akira Matsushima again draws the characters. The voice actors known from the first two seasons also slip into their roles again. Only one thing is still uncertain: the start date of season 3.
Demon Slayer Season 3 Release Date
Now the release date of season 3 is finally known. As the creators of the anime series revealed on their official Twitter account, the sequel will start on Japanese TV from April 9, 2023. A new trailer provides exciting video material in advance:
Demon Slayer: First episode celebrates cinema’s premiere
The third season of Demon Slayer adapts the “Swordsmith Village” arc from the manga of the same name and is produced under the direction of Haruo Sotozaki in the studio ufotable. Akira Matsushima is once again responsible for the character design, while Yuki Kajiura is once again responsible for the background music.
Fans can watch the first episode with English subtitles in advance in the cinema. The premiere will take place on 7 March 2023 as part of a compilation film, which also includes the finale of the second season. The first episode of the third season alone should take up a running time of 60 minutes.
In his new adventure, Tanjiro travels to a village of swordsmiths to repair his destroyed weapon. Of course, he can’t avoid bloodthirsty demons and also gets to know new allies.
Demon Slayer: How does the story continue?
As we already know, the anime continues to work on its manga template. So Tanjiro, whose sword was destroyed in the Yoshiwara district, has to travel to Swordsmith Village to have it repaired. Of course, he can’t avoid bloodthirsty demons. The new plot also focuses on two characters we know from the poster, Muichiro Tokito and Mitsuri Kanroji, the fog and love pillar of the Demon Slayer troupe.
Fans can expect a quieter, but no less exciting adventure. If you can’t muster enough patience for the series, you already have the opportunity to find out how it will continue by reading the manga.
Demon Slayer Season 3 Trailer
Demon Slayer Characters, Cast, Staff & Studio
I. Characters and Cast
Kagaya Ubuyashiki, is a major supporting character of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. He is the 97th leader of the Demon Slayer Corps known mainly as Oyakata-sama by his subordinates and peers and is also the head of the Ubuyashiki Family.
Tanjiro Kamado, is the main protagonist of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. He is a Demon Slayer in the Demon Slayer Corps, who joined to find a remedy to turn his sister, Nezuko Kamado, back into a human and to hunt down and kill demons, and later swore to defeat Muzan Kibutsuji, the King of Demons, in order to prevent others from suffering the same fate as him.
Zenitsu Agatsuma, is one of the main characters of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and along with Inosuke Hashibira, a travelling companion of Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado. He is also a Demon Slayer in the Demon Slayer Corps.
Kanao Tsuyuri, is a major supporting character of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. She is a Demon Slayer of the Demon Slayer Corps, Shinobu Kocho’s Tsuguko and the adopted sister of Shinobu and Kanae Kocho.
Inosuke Hashibira, is one of the main characters of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and along with Zenitsu Agatsuma, a traveling companion of Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado. He is also a Demon Slayer in the Demon Slayer Corps.
Hinaki Ubuyashiki, is the oldest daughter of Kagaya Ubuyashiki.
Giichi Tomioka, is the descendant of Giyu Tomioka. He is a student at the same swimming school as his two best friends, the reincarnations of Sabito and Makomo.
Mukago, was a member of the Twelve Kizuki, having held the position of Lower Rank Four.
Tenma Uzui, is the descendant of Tengen Uzui. He is a professional gymnast who won the gold medal in gymnastics for Japan during the recent Olympics. He has seven siblings.
Masachika Kumeno, was a Demon Slayer closely acquainted with the current Wind Hashira Sanemi Shinazugawa.
Rokuro, was a member of the Twelve Kizuki, having held the position of Lower Rank Two.
Wakuraba, was a member of the Twelve Kizuki, having held the position of Lower Rank Three.
Sumire, is the daughter of Sumiyoshi and Suyako and is an ancestor of the Kamado Family.
II. Production Team and Studio
|Original Creator||Koyoharu Gotouge|
|Character Design||Akira Matsushima|
|Chief Animation Director||Akira Matsushima|
Is The Demon Slayer Manga Finished?
Demon Slayer manga series ended in 2020. The manga finished with volume 23. Koyoharu Gotouge, the author, published the last volume in Japan on December 4, 2020.
There will be more short stories, spin-offs, and light novels released for this series in the future, but don’t expect a Demon Slayer Manga Volume 24 Release Date.
Demon Slayer Season 3 Visuals
Demon Slayer: Action
Ever since the death of his father, the burden of supporting the family has fallen upon Tanjirou Kamado’s shoulders. Though living impoverished on a remote mountain, the Kamado family are able to enjoy a relatively peaceful and happy life. One day, Tanjirou decides to go down to the local village to make a little money selling charcoal. On his way back, night falls, forcing Tanjirou to take shelter in the house of a strange man, who warns him of the existence of flesh-eating demons that lurk in the woods at night.
When he finally arrives back home the next day, he is met with a horrifying sight—his whole family has been slaughtered. Worse still, the sole survivor is his sister Nezuko, who has been turned into a bloodthirsty demon. Consumed by rage and hatred, Tanjirou swears to avenge his family and stay by his only remaining sibling. Alongside the mysterious group calling themselves the Demon Slayer Corps, Tanjirou will do whatever it takes to slay the demons and protect the remnants of his beloved sister’s humanity.