Demon Slayer is an adventure, dark fantasy martial arts-infused series. The Japanese manga series is written by Koyoharu Gotōge for Shueisha’s shōnen magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump. The book consists of 23 independent volumes. Ufotable adapted the manga for anime television series. The Director of the anime is Haruo Sotozaki. The producers of the show are Hikaru Kondo, Akifumi Fujio, Masanori Miyake and Yūma Takahashi. Character design was done by Akira Matsushima. Season one consisted of 26 episodes and was released on April 6, 2019. Japan Web Magazine listed the anime on No. 1 position on the list of “30 Best Anime of All Time”. Polygon considered the series as one of the best animes. The anime was enlisted in Crunchyroll’s “Top 25 Best Anime of the 2010s”. Read more for updates on Demon Slayer Season 2.

Release Date

Ufotable announced the making of Demon Slayer anime on June 4, 2018. Season one premiered on October 12, 2019 on Adult Swim. The series finally came on Netflix on January 22, 2021. No renewal announcement has arrived yet for Demon Slayer Season 2. However, there is a sequel film to season one. The film ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train carries forward to season one. It was released on October 16, 2020 in Japan. The movie received massive success. But we do not know if they will ever come back to the series pathway or continue with movies. Therefore there is no release date.


The main leads in Demon Slayer:

  • Tanjiro Kamado
  • Nezuko
  • Zenitsu Agatsuma
  • Inosuke Hashibira
  • Kanao Tsyuri


Tanjiro Kamado is a responsible boy who takes care of his family after his father’s death. He sells charcoal in the nearby village. One day when he comes home, he finds his family slaughtered by a demon. Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko are the only survivors although Nezuko transforms into a demon. A demon with some human emotions instilled. Tanjiro then becomes a member of the Demon Slayer Corps and is taught by Sakonji Urokodaki to become a demon slayer.

In the sequel movie, the story continues. In the end, Tanjiro and his friends are amidst a battle with Akaza after killing Emu. Tanjiro manages to injure Akaza with his sword. However, they face a loss too. On their side, Kyōjurō dies.

Season 2 will show the aftermath of the battle. We hope to see less deaths on the protagonist’s side but that’s what you get when you are a demon slayer.