Almost 6 months have passed yet fans are not able to get over the mega-hit spring anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Thanks to the small teaser at the end of series finale, fans were delighted to know a Sequel “Demon Slayer: Infinity Train“(Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen) is already in works. And it looks like we finally will get more of footage from the anime movie new trailer snd visual in April and possible details on release window.
A latest report from Animetv confirmed that Demon Slayer: Infinity Train will reveal a new trailer and visual on April 10. Kimetsu no Yaiba official Twitter also confirmed the report. Demon Slayer: Infinity Train Release Date is expected to be announced during the event.
The movie is going to focus on the flame pillar of demon slayer corps, Rengoku. The film will adapt the Demon Train Arc, seventh arc in the story where Tanjiro, Zenitsu and Inosuke sets on a journey to Infinity Train in search for Kyojuro Rengoku, the Flame Pillar. Tanjiro hopes he has some info on the Dance of the Fire God.
Ufotable is producing the sequel movie with main series director Haruo Sotozaki onboard. All cast members are reprising their roles as:
- Natsuki Hanae as Tanjirō Kamado
- Akari Kitō as Nezuko Kamado
- Hiro Shimono as Zenitsu Agatsuma
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Inosuke Hashibira
- Satoshi Hino as Kyōjurō Rengoku
About Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a battle action shonen manga written and drawn by Koyoharu Gotouge. The manga is published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump since February 2016. Viz Media is publishing the manga in English digitally and in print. The manga has 19 compiled volumes in circulation.
Studio Ufotable produced a 26- episode anime adaptation which aired between April 6 to September 28, 2019. A sequel anime film Demon Slayer: Infinity Train is under production and is scheduled to premiere in 2020.
In February 2020, the franchise recorded over 40.3 million copies sold, including digital versions, making it one of the best-selling manga series. While the anime received various awards including Crunchyroll’s Anime of the year, Funimation’s Anime of The Decade and Best Tv Anime award at TAFF. In a recent survey the anime series was voted as the most favorite anime of all time by Japanese viewers.
The story takes place in Taishō-era Japan, where Tanjirō Kamado who is a kindhearted and intelligent boy lives with his family. He has become his family’s sole source of income after the passing of his father. Everything changes when his family is attacked and slaughtered by a demon.
Tanjirō and his sister Nezuko are the sole survivors of the incident, with Nezuko being transformed into a demon, but still surprisingly showing signs of human emotion and thought. After an encounter with Giyu Tomioka, a demon slayer, Tanjirō is recruited by Giyu to also become a demon slayer to help his sister turn human again and avenge the deaths of the rest of his family.