Demon Slayer 2, the awaited second season of the anime based on the manga Kimetsu no Yaiba from Koyoharu Gotoge, returns to ignite the hype of the fans with a new trailer a few hours after its debut in Japan.
In the promotional video that we can admire below, we are presented with the new season that will resume from the events of the blockbuster film Demon Slayer: The Mugen Train which will precede, thanks to some summary episodes (but full of unpublished scenes) the new narrative arc.
Daki is the villain of the second season of Demon Slayer
The most interesting thing about the promo is the first glimpse of the clash between Tanjiro and Daki, one of the strongest demons of Demon Slayer and the main villain of the second season of Kimetsu no Yaiba.
As we already know, in fact, the cour of Demon Slayer 2 will follow the narrative arc of the Red light district and will see as a protagonist too Tengenh Uzui, one of 9 Pillars of Demon Slayer.
Uzui will bring with him to the entertainment district of Yoshiwara Tanjiro, Nezuko, Inosuke and Zenitsu, together with whom he will face the sixth crescent moon.
Demon Slayer 2 release date and details
Demon Slayer 2 will feature some episodes of connection with the first season, with the first seven episodes arriving next October 10 which will resume the story told in the film Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train, adding new scenes and music compared to what has been seen. in the animated feature film.
From 5 December 2021, then, episodes related to the narrative arc will arrive Red Light District, with the first of these episodes which will last an extraordinary hour.
Haruo Sotozaki will return to directing at the studios of ufotable with Akira Matsushima who will again take care of the character design of the characters. Confirmations also regarding the vocal cast of the first season that will see Katsuyuki Konishi give voice to Tengen Uzui.
Recall that the first season of the animated series is present on VVVVID, Netflix And Prime Video, while the feature film Il Treno Mugen is present in the Prime Video catalog. In Italy, the manga of Koyoharu Gotoge is published by Star Comics.
Plot of the manga Kimetsu no Yaiba
Japan, Taisho period. Tanjiro is a kind-hearted boy, the eldest son of a large fatherless family, who lives in the mountains and sells coal to live and who one day, returning from the city, finds his family massacred by a demon.
To make matters worse, her younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor of the massacre, has herself been turned into a demon.
Although devastated by this tragedy, Tanjiro decides to become a demon slayer, a “demon hunter, with the aim of saving his sister from the curse by making her return to human and hunt down the demon who slaughtered his family to kill him and avenge the loved ones. so that he can turn his sister into a human and kill the demon who slaughtered his family.