With the second season of Demon Slayer now over, we can now begin the possibility of when more episodes of the anime might make their way to Netflix. Unfortunately, a long wait is expected as more Demon Slayer episodes may not arrive until 2023. Here’s why.
Demon SlayeA: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese anime series, based on the manga of the same name by author Koyoharu Gotōge. Since the release of the anime series, the popularity of demon slayer exploded. In just over five years since the manga’s launch in February 2016, in 2020 the franchise has generated over $8.75 billion in revenue, making it one of the most profitable media franchises. Of the history.
It cannot be underestimated how popular the franchise has become. Thanks to some truly fantastic animation by the talented artists at Ufotable, Demon Slayer’s popularity has skyrocketed. The film, Demon Slayer: Mugen Trainbroke Studio Ghibli’s Japanese box office record as the highest-grossing film in the country’s history.
When is Demon Slayer season 2 coming to Netflix?
Unfortunately for Netflix subscribers, the wait for Demon Slayer season 2 is still going to be a long one. Here’s why.
The anime’s second season premiered on Crunchyroll in the summer of 2021, but only just ended in February 2022.
The first season finale aired on September 28, 2019 and didn’t arrive on Netflix until almost 16 months later on January 22, 2021.
The second season finale aired on February 13, 2022. This means that if the second season follows the same schedule as the first, then Demon Slayer Season 2 will not arrive on Netflix until June 2023.
Possible Netflix release date: June 2023
What can fans expect from the second season of Demon Slayer?
Yes Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train is not available to stream on Netflix, fans can choose to watch an episodic version of the events of the Mugen Train arc in the anime.
After the Mugen Train arc, the anime picks up at the Entertainment District arc where Tanjiro and his friends travel to Yoshiwara, an infamous and unscrupulous red-light district in Edo where demons, crime, and other unholy acts commendable are rampant. When a number of wives go missing in the area, demonic activity is suspected.
It’s up to Tanjiro, and a new friend with a personal connection to the mystery, to get to the bottom of the matter before someone else goes missing.
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When is the Demon Slayer movie coming to Netflix?
The Demon Slayer story continued through the Mugen Train arc, which was adapted into the anime’s second season, but was first presented as a movie.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train broke some incredible records during its time in theaters:
- Japan’s highest-grossing film of all time
- Highest-grossing animated film of all time
- The highest-grossing animated film of 2020
- Highest-grossing R-rated animated film of all time
In total, the film has grossed over $504 million worldwide.
We’ve covered in more detail whether or not the Demon Slayer movie is coming to Netflix, but we expect the film won’t be coming to Netflix until 2022.
You can currently watch the movie demon slayer on Crunchyroll.