Earlier in the weekend, we revealed to you that the next anime season Demon Slayer was expected for next year, revealing in passing an epic first trailer. And while many fans are eager to discover the continuation of the adventures of Tanjiro Kamado as a Demon Slayer, it would seem that a whole new movie is also provided, thus making the transition between the seasons 2 and 3.
the long-awaited sequel
With the end of 2022 inexorably drawing closer, fans are starting to get a pretty good idea of what anime is planned for next year. If many series are expected, the same goes for some filmswith for example the upcoming release of susumewhich is none other than the new feature film by famous director Makoto Shinkai, known in particular for Your Name.
And while Shinkai’s latest film is due to hit French cinemas in April 2023, fans have recently learned that it is also during this period that we will be able to find season 3 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Adapted from the now cult manga by Koyoharu Gotōge, this new season is called Swordsmith Village Arc (or The Blacksmith Village arc in VF).
But that’s not all ! In effect, Crunchyroll has announced that a new movie is also set to hit theaters, titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – On the way to the blacksmith village. At the moment we do not yet have an official release date, but it seems that a preview is already planned next February 25 in Pariswhere it will be possible to find Yuma Takahashi, producer at Aniplex.
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba On the way to the blacksmith village!
New movie including:
– The Pleasure Quarter 10 and 11 remastered in 4K
– Episode 1 of the new arc
AVP on February 25 in Paris in the presence of producer Yuma Takahashi. pic.twitter.com/mGQVGONi78
The new movie Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – On the way to the blacksmith village will then contain the last two episodes of the previous arc, namely episodes 10 and 11 of the Pleasure Quarter. But this film will above all be an opportunity to discover the first episode of the next season. A first episode which should normally last 1 hour.
And thanks to this theatrical release, the episodes in question have been entitled to some updatesincluding being upscaled to 4K and seeing their music remixed, allowing fans to enjoy an enhanced cinema experience. The film will be screened in Japan from February 3, 2023then will be released in more than 80 countries during an exceptional World Tour around the world.
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