A Japanese anime based on the titular manga series by Koyoharu Gotōge, Demon Slayer has observed exponential fame and popularity ever since its release. The data suggests that within five years of the series debut in February 2016, it generated over $8.75 billion in sales revenue, becoming one of the highest-grossing media franchises in history.
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Demon Slayer’s popularity has exploded thanks to some truly fantastic animation by the talented artists at Ufotable. The movie Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, broke Studio Ghibli’s Japan box office record by becoming the highest-grossing movie in the nation’s history.
With the second season of Demon Slayer premiering on Netflix on January 21st, 2023, the fans of the show couldn’t wait for the arrival of the third season on the streaming giant. If you’re one of them, continue to read the article for more updates on that.
When will Demon Slayer Season 3 arrive on Netflix?
According to DigitalSpy, Demon Slayer season 3 will air in Japan on April 9, 2023. Not only that, but the “Swordswith Village arc will kick off with a one-hour special episode, rather than the standard 22-minute runtime.”
Interestingly, the first episode of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba season 3 was aired early as a part of a global “theatrical screening event.”
Recently, Demon Slayer season 3 was officially confirmed to hit the Netflix library on May 1, 2023. The announcement was made through the official Demon Slayer Twitter account.
Things are about to get real flashy on Netflix! ✨
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc is officially coming to @netflix on May 1st! pic.twitter.com/6nvwtG7ZW7
— Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (English) (@DemonSlayerUSA) April 1, 2023
As per the reports, the third season of this Japanese anime will constitute 11 new episodes which will be available for streaming on Netflix on May 1.
What can we expect to happen in Demon Slayer season 3?
As per the current reports, the third season of Demon Slayer will narrate the events occurring in the original manga’s ninth arc, the Swordswith Village arc, which directly follows the Entertainment District arc. The latter ended with Tanjiro and Sound Hashira Tengen Uzui gaining victory over the demon siblings Gyutaro and Daki. The only permanent casualty in this epic skirmish was Tanjiro’s demon-slaying sword.
Per DigitalSpy, “Demon Slayer season three will see Tanjiro travel to the Swordsmith Village in order to have his blade repaired.”
This crumb of information was corroborated during the special early cinema screening of season three episode one in early March. In the extra-long first episode, the fans caught a glimpse of Tanjiro being in a coma for the past two months. Once he wakes up, Tanjiro realized that his sword was still broken and to exacerbate the matter, he realizes that Master Haganezuka who forged it for him in season one is now refusing to fix it. Consequently, he begins his journey to Swordswith Village.
In the village, he meets the chief who informs him that Haganezuka is missing. On this personal quest, he also comes across two other key players, Genyu Shinazugawa (the furious younger brother of the Wind Hashira) and Love Hashira Kanroji.
The arrival of Kanroji, who tells Tanjiro to investigate the rumors of a powerful weapon sequestered somewhere in the place, proves to be an adventurous excursion for Tanjiro as he quickly immerses himself in the treasure hunt.
Satoshi Hino, who plays Rengoku, identified the key to the exponential success of Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba (via AnimeNewsNetwork):
“Caring for family, the importance of life, and to live one’s life to the fullest are some of the themes in this anime, which everyone around the world can relate to. I feel really blessed that everyone around the world has become one and shares this common sentiment.”
Who are the cast members of Demon Slayer Season 3?
Below-mentioned are the confirmed Japanese and English voice actors who will be featured in Demon Slayer Season 3 (via DigitalSpy):
- Tanjiro Kamado – Natsuki Hanae / Zach Aguilar (English)
- Nezuko Kamado – Akari Kitô / Abby Trott (English)
- Inosuke Hashibira – Yoshitsugu Matsuoka / Bryce Papenbrook (English)
- Zenitsu Agatsuma – Hiro Shimono / Aleks Le (English)
- Muzan Kibutsuji – Toshihiko Seki / Greg Chun (English)
- Kagaya Ubuyashiki – Toshiyuki Morikawa / Matthew Mercer (English)
- Water Hashira, Giyu Tomioka – Takahiro Sakurai / Johnny Yong Bosch(English)
- Love Hashira, Mitsuri Kanroji – Kana Hanazawa / Kira Buckland (English)
- Mist Hashira, Muichiro Tokito – Kengo Kawanishi / Griffin Burns (English)
- Flower Hashira, Kanae Kocho – Ai Kayano / Bridget Hoffman (English)
- Tsuguko Kanao Tsuyuri – Reina Ueda / Brianna Knickerbocker (English)
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