Anime shows released in 2019 were quite successful productions compared to other years. One of them was the anime Demon Slayer, which broke records in Japan and was followed worldwide. The action and fantasy anime series based on Koyoharu Gotōge’s manga originally began airing on Tokyo MX, GTV, GYT, BS11 on April 6, 2019. The anime, which aired 26 episodes in total, made the season finale on September 28, 2019, with the episode “New Mission”. It was created by the Ufotable studio, which we do not see their anime productions often but proved to be a successful studio. The series, licensed by famous anime distributors such as Funimation and Crunchyroll, was also aired on Adult Swim and Hulu TV, and Amazon Prime. In this way, the second season of the production, which won a worldwide audience, is curiosity. Although the series came out in 2019, it had managed to name itself in our list of the best anime released in 2020.
Table of Contents
- 1 What was about the anime: Demon Slayer, and what will be?
- 2 Will there be a second season of the Demon Slayer?
What was about the anime: Demon Slayer, and what will be?
Kimetsu no Yaiba is about the adventures of young Tanjiro Kamado, who sets out to save her after her family is murdered and her sister Nezuko turns into a demon and decides to become a demon hunter. Tanjiro honed his abilities through a never-ending series of threats and adventures against countless demons.
The plotline of Demon Slayer
Kamado Tanjiro, the eldest child in a poor family, is a young man working to take care of his entire family. One day Tanjiro packs all the coal he has collected and goes from his village to the town to sell coal. It was evening when he decides to return home. On the way back, an old man tells Tanjiro that there may be demons on the way and spend the night here. Tanjiro accepts this offer even if he is forced. In the morning, Tanjiro goes home, unaware of everything. As Tanjiro approaches the house, he begins to smell violent blood. When he enters the house, he sees that his entire family has been murdered. Only his sister Nezuko survived the attack, but Nezuko turned into a demon. All this affects Tanjiro deeply, and his next goal is to restore his sister Nezuko to normal and avenge his family. He joins the Demon Hunters Guild and finds themselves in the midst of complex events.
According to fans, what made the first season so satisfying was the combination of unique characters, highly designed fights, and breathtaking animations that penetrated each episode. Judging by the flashbacks, we will continue to watch Tanjiro’s adventures in the second season.
Will there be a second season of the Demon Slayer?
Good news for the fans of the anime. Demon Slayer has been renewed for a second season. According to the announcement, the second season of the series is currently under construction. We can infer that the series was under construction a few months before this announcement was made on October 15th. There was no doubt that a series of popularity would have a second season. Whether the anime will have a new season is usually predicted by their popularity and resource material adequacy. Demon Slayer has managed to pass both of these tests.
When is the release date of Demon Slayer?
There is no official announcement yet for the airing date of the series. According to the statement made on October 15, we know that the series is under construction, and we think that this process started in the summer months. An average of 1 year production period for similar animations. Accordingly, a new season of the series will be on the screens in the summer of 2021.
The popularity of the anime
According to Japanese audiences, originally known as Kimetsu no Yaiba, the production was voted “the most satisfying anime of 2019”. Broadcaster The Kadokawa Game Linkage, broadcasting in Japan, has prepared a survey involving thousands of anime fans across the country and their opinions on the recently aired anime series.
When the company asked the audience what the most satisfying anime of 2019, the answer they got was Demon Slayer. The story of Tanjiro and his quest to destroy demons while saving his sister was voted as the best anime in this category! Demon Slayer, Attack On Titan, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, Dr. He struggled with major anime productions like Stone and Vinland Saga.
According to many fans, even being the first on such a list has been shown as a success in itself. At the same time, Demon Slayer’s manga sales increased significantly with the anime series. It even reached a level of popularity in this category, surpassing even the famous manga series One Piece. Fans are looking forward to the second season right now.
Manga status and compared to anime episodes
As we mentioned before, Demon Slayer is a manga adaptation anime. The manga series is written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotōge. Like many anime adaptations, Demon Slayer’s manga was published in Weekly Shōnen Jump. Its first volume was published in 2016. The manga series was last released in May 2020 and has reached 23 volumes in total. Besides, Viz Media is translating the manga series into English, and currently, 19 volumes are published in English.
Will the second season be the final season?
In the first season of the anime, all 53 chapters of the manga were used. Part of Chapter 54 was adapted to anime again. Chapter 54 of the manga series coincides with the beginning of Volume 7. 205 chapters have been created so far. With a simple proportion, we can say that the series will continue for a few more seasons.
Is there a released trailer for season 2?
The fact that the series is in production for a second season means we will soon see a trailer. But it’s too early for that. Although there are fan-made trailers, there is no official trailer for the second season of the anime. We will share it with you when it is published. Stay tuned for updates.