If you are an anime watcher or a fan of the Demon Slayer Anime, then you may be wondering when will Demon Slayer Season 2 arrive? The first season aired in 2019 and had 26 episodes. After that, we witnessed the Demon Slayer Mugen Train film, which was released in 2020.
It has been almost two years since the end of Season 1, and recently there have been some announcements made regarding the second season. So what do we know? What will happen with Demon Slayer Season 2? What arc will it follow? and Who are the main antagonist in the second season? Well, here are some facts about what we know so far
Demon Slayer Season 2: Release Date and Renewal Status
Demon Slayer has been officially renewed for a second season by the studio, and as of now, it is slated for a release by the end of 2021.
Season 1 of ‘Demon Slayer’ was released on April 6, 2019, and premiered 26 episodes before concluding on September 28, 2019. Here is the below tweet from the official Demon Slayer Twitter account.
You can see the release date has been mentioned as arriving in 2021. So if we had to guess, we would tell that the first episode of Demon Slayer will premiere sometime in October-November 2021.
Season 2 of Demon Slayer will be based on The Entertainment District Arc. The Entertainment District Arc is one of the very popular arcs in Demon Slayer Anime as it features a lot of intense fight scenes and an engaging storyline. The fans seemed already very excited for the second season.
Demon Slayer is available for streaming on Hulu, Netflix, Funimation, and AnimesLab. In Japan, season 1 of Demon Slayer was available with Japanese audio and subtitles on Netflix Japan.
Demon Slayer with original Japanese audio and English also subtitles accessible in India as well as the other countries from South Asia on Netflix.
In China, the show will be available on Bilibili. For the French audiences, the Demon Slayer Season 2 will be available on The Wakanim.
Demon Slayer Season 2 Storyline: What to Expect?
As discussed above, the Season 2 of Demon Slayer will be based on the original manga’s ‘Entertainment District’ arc. The story will take place after the events of Mugen Train, where we witnessed one of the most emotional scenes of all time. Renguko died after fighting against Akaza, who is one of the strongest Upper Moon demons of all time. Now the season 2 will start from where the Mugen Train had left off.
The Season 2 of Demon Slayer is based on the ‘Entertainment District’ arc, we will see Tanjiro, Inosuke, and Zenitsu helping the great Sound Hashira, Tengen Uzui, in his next mission.
They will be on a mission to Yoshiwara to help him search and investigate demons within the district who are kidnapping people.
The demon antagonists in the next season will be Daki and Gyutaro. Daki here will be the secondary antagonist in the entertainment district arc. The main antagonist will be Gyutaro, who is one of the members of the Twelve Demon Moons and shares a rank among the upper demon six.
It will be one of the most important arcs of the series as in this season, we will witness Nezuko developing the demon marks, and Tanjiro will also unlock his Demon Slayer Mark. It will be interesting to see what powers Tanjiro will receive in the second season of Demon Slayer.
Plus, in the upcoming season, we will witness the following fights.
Tanjiro Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, and Nezuko Kamado vs. Daki(the secondary antagonist in the entertainment district arc)
Tanjiro Kamado and Tengen Uzui vs. Gyutaro(main villain in season 2)
Demon Slayer Season 2 Characters: Who are the Important Characters of Season 2?
The main characters for season 2 will be Nezuko Kamado, Tanjiro Kamado, Inosuke Hashibira, Zenitsu Agatsuma, and Tengen Uzui. Plus, adding to that, we will also see Kanao Tsuyuri and Genya Shinazugawa as well.
In antagonist roles, we will see Gyutaro and Daki as the main demons for season 2. But in addition to that, we will also witness Muzan Kibutsuji, who is the main antagonist of the series.
Demon Slayer Season 2 Announcement Trailer Released
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 will going to release sometime in 2021. As of now, no particular date has been revealed by the Ufotable studio. The announcement was just made a few days back, so we think we will have to wait for some time before we can get an official statement from Ufotable. Still, according to our guesses, we can expect Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 to get a release sometime in October-November 2021. But we will give you the official confirmation about the release date once the official announcement is made.