The official X of the popular anime “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” has been updated, and illustrations commemorating Setsubun have been released. X posted an illustration saying, and I”n commemoration of Setsubun, we have released a mini character illustration drawn by ufotable. Please take a look.”
The illustrations feature Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko, Muichiro Tokito, Mitsuri Kanroji, and Genya Fushikawa, who were active in the Swordsmith’s Village arc.
“Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” is based on the manga of the same name that was serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” from February 2016 to May 2020, and is a popular work that has sold over 150 million copies in total.
The story is set in a world inhabited by man-eating demons during the Taisho era. Tanjiro Kamado, a boy whose family was killed by demons, sets out to return his younger sister Nezuko, who has become a demon, to a human, and to avenge the demon that killed his family. A story about joining the Demon Slayer Corps and going on a journey.
The first season of the TV anime was broadcast from April to September 2019, and it gained popularity and became a social phenomenon. The movie Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train”, which connects to the final episode of the anime, was released in October 2020 and became a huge hit with domestic box office revenue exceeding 40 billion yen, and the movie will continue from December 2021. The second season of the TV animeYukaku Edition” depicting A continuation of the second season, the third season, “Swordsmith’s Village”, was broadcast from April to June 2023.
The new TV anime “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hashira Training Edition”, which will be broadcast in the spring, is an episode that takes place between volumes 15 and 16 of the original comic. The story revolves around them receiving training from the others.