“Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba”: all about the Blacksmith Village Arc

The second season of “Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba” came to an end and with it many questions about what will happen in the third installment, which does not yet have a release date, but which from now on maintains the expectation of fans of the anime.

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Although part 2 of the successful manga series, which is on the Netflix platform, presented us the Red District Arc, where Tanjiro Kamado, Inosuke Hashibira, and Zenitsu Agatsuma fought alongside the Pillar of Sound, Tengen Uzui, in order to defeat the Upper Moon 6something they achieved after 113 years of fighting, now everything takes a radical turn.

And it is that at the end of the fight, while all the heroes are recovering, Tengen Uzui, who lost an eye and a hand, announces his retirement as Pilar. But what stands out the most is that in the last images Akaza, the Upper Moon 3 is shown again, who appeared in the first scene of this arc. This demon is remembered for causing the death of the Pillar of Flame, Kyojuro Rengoku.

Akaza’s surprise comes when he is in the Dimensional Fortress, where Muzan Kibutsuji usually meets with his subordinates. Not understanding why he is there, she concludes that they are gathering the Upper Moons because one of them would have been killed. It is known that this meeting will be seen in installment three, whose episodes will adapt the “Arc of the Blacksmiths”; Here’s everything you need to know about him.

After 113 years of fighting, Tanjiro Kamado and his friends finally manage to defeat the Upper Moon 6 in “Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba” (Photo: Ufotable)


The Blacksmith Arc is the ninth arc of the manga series “Kimetsu no Yaiba. Blacksmiths are craftsmen who make the weapons for the Demon Slayers Corps., among them the katanas of the swordsmen and Pillars. Because they must keep their identity secret, they wear masks and live in a very hidden village, which is known as the Villa de los Herreros.

Who excels in the Blacksmith Village Arc?

of all, the most popular is Haganezuka Hotaru, the one in charge of making the katanas for Tanjirobut since he almost always destroys or loses them, he recriminates him for not valuing his work, publishes the IGN Latam portal.

Following their confrontation in the Red Light District arc, when Tanjiro wakes up he realizes that he does not have his katana and that he has received countless letters from Haganezuka, who insults him and says that he will never make a sword for him again. So how to fight?

What will happen in the Blacksmith Village Arc?

Tanjiro knows that he needs his weapon to fight the demons, but since he no longer has Haganezuka’s support, he is told at the Butterfly Mansion that he must go to the Blacksmiths’ Village himself.

But getting there will not be easy, since as long as he does not identify where this place is, they blindfold him and put plugs in his ears and nose.

Once there, he meets several Demon Hunters and two important Pillars. When everything seems fine, everyone is suddenly attacked by members of the Twelve Demon Moons.

Who will we see at the Arch of the Blacksmiths?

In the Blacksmith Village Arc we will see two hashiras: Mitsuri Kanroji, the Pillar of Love, and Muichiro Tokito, Pillar of the Mist. Likewise, Tanjiro, his sister Nezuko, and Genya Shinazugawa.

Who are the members of the Twelve Demon Moons that they will face?

The members of the Twelve Demonic Moons that the protagonists will face are the two Upper Moons: Gyokko, #5, and Hantegu, #4. Although other beings will also appear that will make life impossible for them.

What battles will unfold?

Among the main battles that will take place in the Blacksmith Village Arc are two:

  • Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Genya Shinazugawa, and Mitsuri Kanroji vs. hantengu
  • Muichiro Tokito vs. gyokko