Demon Slayer Season 2 release date: Before the second season, we will get a TV adaptation of the movie.
There are some big surprises for all Demon Slayer anime fans out there. While the fans are eagerly waiting for the premiere of the second season, they have to watch a seven-episode recap before it. This recap will be a TV adaptation of the Mugen Train movie released last year.
As per Funimation, a “7-episode miniseries complete with new visuals and background music” recapping the Demon Slayer movie will air in Japan from Oct 10, 2021. This recap will cover the Infinity train arc.
テレビアニメ「鬼滅の刃」無限列車編 10月10日（日）より、遊郭編 12月5日（日）より放送決定。
— 鬼滅の刃公式 (@kimetsu_off) September 25, 2021
Demon Slayer Season 2: Entertainment District Arc release date
Now you must be thinking, when will the second season of the anime series premiere. Those who want to watch the new episodes have to wait a bit longer. The makers have confirmed that Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 “Entertainment District Arc” will air in Japan from Dec 5, 2021.
The official release date of the second season was announced after the Demon Slayer Miugen Train movie was broadcasted on Fuji TV in Japan. The announcement also confirmed that the first episode which airs on Dec 5, will be one hour long.
Kimetsu no Yaiba TV Anime Entertainment District Arc PV.pic.twitter.com/kkqYzeDnFc
— Shonen Jump News – Unofficial (@WSJ_manga) September 25, 2021
How to watch Demon Slayer Season 2 outside Japan?
Demon Slayer Season 2: Entertainment District Arc will start airing on Funimation and Crunchyroll on Dec 5, 2021. Funimation has already announced that they will be simulcast all episodes in the West.
The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime series first debuted in 2019. It is based on Koyoharu Gotoge’s manga of the same name. It follows the journey of young Tanjiro Kamado who must find a cure for his sister who has been turned into a demon after their family was slaughtered by them.
After the success of the first season, Ufotable released Demon Slayer: Mugen Train movie last year. It was a direct sequel to the first season. The upcoming season covering the Entertainment arc will be the direct sequel to the movie.