6 Anime Like ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ • Recommended

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is an anime that first appeared in 2019 in the adventure and dark fantasy genre. It has attracted attention with anime drawings and won the audience’s admiration with the Japanese cultural elements it contains. The series is a production between shounen and seinen. The anime was inspired by the famous manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge and published between 2016 and 2020. A second season of the anime is currently in production and the Demon Slayer Season 2 release date is curious. The list in this article is for anime lovers who want to spend time with similar anime until a new season, apart from Demon Slayer Season 2 expectations. Let’s move on to our Demon Slayer-style anime list that we have compiled for you.

1/6 • Seraph of the End

seraph of the end
The Picture: @Funimation / YouTube – Opening Theme

Rating: 7,49 on Myanimelist and 7,5 on IMDb
Genre: Dark Fantasy, Post-apocalyptic, Vampire
2 SeasonsSeason 3 is pending

A virus emerges and kills anyone over the age of 13. Much of the remaining population of children are rescued by vampires, who were hiding until after the plague. Children are taken underground, where they will be cared for (or enslaved) in exchange for blood donation. Yuuichirou and Mikaela are two of the survivors who have to face the whims of vampires. While Mikaela is met with a fate that may be worse than death, Yuuichiru escapes and becomes a vampire. Yuuichirou is found by the Moon Demon Company, a military order dedicated to saving Japan from vampires. Yuuichirou’s journey as a member of the Imperial Japanese Demon Army will force him to contract a demon that will give him the power to fight the supernatural threat. In addition to these, a reckoning with the past is added.

2/6 • B The Beginning

b the beginning
The Picture: @Netflix / YouTube – Trailer

Rating: 7,30 on Myanimelist and 7,2 on IMDb
Genre: Psychological thriller, Science fiction, Suspense
2 Seasons

Keith is a researcher for the Royal Police Force in Cremona island nation. To help solve a string of gruesome murders, he partners with a detective Kokuu, a young woman. Keith believes that all of the murders were linked to a dark criminal organization for unknown reasons. Enthusiastic Kokuu, grumpy Keith, and the Royal Police Force’s special task force descend deep into the modern capital searching for a serial killer known as B.

3/6 • Devilman Crybaby

devilman crybaby
The Picture: @Netflix / YouTube – Trailer

Rating: 7,82 on Myanimelist and 7,6 on IMDb
Genre: Action, Dark fantasy
1 SeasonSeason 2 is pending

The anime takes place around a high school athlete called Akira and his childhood friend Ryo. But these two have not met since childhood. Akira lives apart from his family, interests in athletics, and is in the background because he’s an obscure type — Akira isn’t the popular kid we’ll see in the following chapters yet. In the first episode, Ryo suddenly arrives in his car and takes Akira to a club. On the way, he explains that the demons are running wild around the world, and he wants to prove that by filming them, the demons are among us and against us. After entering the club, it causes chaos inside, allowing the demons to come into existence. While there was heavy sexuality before, blood and limbs scattered to the left and right were involved after the chaos.

4/6 • Dororo

dororo
The Picture: @ Sentai Filmworks

Rating: 8,20 on Myanimelist and 8,4 on IMDb
Genre: Action, Dark fantasy
1 SeasonSeason 2 is pending

A samurai master shares his son’s organs with 48 demons to become invincible on the battlefield and then leaves him. However, his son does not die. Instead, a medical man rescues him with primitive but deadly prostheses, helping him hunt demons and regain his organs for a final battle with his father.

5/6 • Jujutsu Kaisen

jujutsu kaisen
The Picture: @Crunchyroll Collection / YouTube – Trailer

Rating: 8,79 on Myanimelist and 8,7 on IMDb
Genre: Adventure, Dark Fantasy, Supernatural
1 SeasonSeason 2 is pending

The difficulty, regret, shame: the negative emotions people feel become Curses hidden in our daily life. Curses are widespread around the world, capable of leading people to terrible misfortune and even death. Moreover, Curses can only be fired by another Curse. Despite living a completely ordinary high school life, Itadori Yuji is a boy with tremendous physical strength. One day, he takes the Double-Faced Ghost’s finger and takes the Curse into his own soul to save a friend who was attacked by the Curse. From then on, it shares a body with the Double Faced Specter. Guided by the most powerful wizards Gojo Satoru, Itadori is accepted into the Tokyo Metropolitan Sorcery Technical High School, an organization that fights the Curses… and thus begins the heroic story of a boy who turns into a Curse to banish a Curse. A life he can never return to.

6/6 • Fire Force

fire force
The Picture: @Funimation / YouTube – Trailer

Rating: 7,67 on Myanimelist and 7,7 on IMDb
Genre: Adventure, Dark Fantasy, Science fiction
2 SeasonSeason 3 is pending

People captured by demons started to catch fire, and therefore a special fire brigade was formed. The fire brigade is ready to intervene wherever there might be spontaneous ignition. The team is about to recruit a unique member. Shinra Kusakabe is a third-generation pyrokinetic teenager who earned the nickname “Devil’s Footprints” for her ability to ignite her feet at will. Shinra Kusakabe, nicknamed Satan’s Footprint, who can fire his feet as he wishes, tries to extinguish all ‘Infernal’ events he encounters. With the emergence of an infernal creator group, Shira begins to unravel the mystery behind the mysterious fire that killed her family 12 years ago.

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Kadir Ak
Hello, this is Kadir. I am the lead author of the blog you are reading. My fondness for TV series and Anime made me a good researcher about the release dates. I like to share my researches and analyses on the blog.

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