The “Kimetsu-Sai Online: Anime 2nd Anniversary Festival” event confirmed on 14th February that the TV anime adaptation of Koyoharu Gotouge’s “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” (鬼滅の刃) will return in 2021. A teaser visual and 1st PV was also revealed for the anime titled “Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yūkaku-hen,” which follows the manga’s Entertainment District Arc.
The arc follows Tanjiro, Inosuke, and Zenitsu accompanying the Sound Hashira, Tengen Uzui, on a mission to Yoshiwara to help search for his missing wives who were investigating rumors of demons within the district.
Haruo Sotozaki is returning to direct the anime at ufotable, and Akira Matsushima is again designing the characters. The cast members from the first TV anime also reprise their roles.
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▍Staff and Production
Original Work: Koyoharu Gotouge (Shueisha’s Jump Comics)
Director: Haruo Sotozaki (外崎春雄)
Character Design: Akira Matsushima (松島晃)
■ Tanjiro Kamado (竈門 炭治郎) – CV: Natsuki Hanae (花江 夏樹)
■ Nezuko Kamado(竈門 禰豆子) – CV: Akari Kitō (鬼頭 明里)
■ Zenitsu Agatsuma (我妻 善逸) – CV: Hiro Shimono (下野 紘)
■ Inosuke Hashibira (嘴平 伊之助) – CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (松岡 禎丞)
■ Tengen Uzui (宇髄天元) – CV: Katsuyuki Konishi (小西克幸)