The ‘Demon Slayer’ Anime Will End With a Movie Trilogy

The beloved anime ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba’ will wrap up its story with a trilogy of films. First airing in 2019, this anime has captured hearts globally through its TV series and feature films. The latest season, the ‘Hashira Training Arc,’ concluded on 1st July, and now the future of this sensational saga is clear.

According to Crunchyroll, ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Infinity Castle’ will be presented exclusively in cinemas as a three-part film series. This trilogy will cover the final arc, bringing the series to an epic conclusion. The films will be distributed worldwide by Crunchyroll and Sony Pictures Entertainment, though select Asian territories, including Japan, will be excluded. While no release date has been confirmed yet, fans are already buzzing with anticipation.

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“’Demon Slayer’ has been a phenomenal franchise, and we at Crunchyroll are delighted to have been a part of it from the beginning,” said Rahul Purini, President of Crunchyroll. “Crunchyroll is thrilled to be able to bring this trilogy of films to fans, on the big screen, and it promises to be one of the truly epic and consequential pop cultural events of our time when it hits cinemas.”

Based on the manga series by Koyoharu Gotoge, published under Shueisha’s Jump Comics imprint, ‘Demon Slayer’ has 23 volumes and has sold over 150 million copies to date. The 2020 feature film ‘Mugen Train’ grossed over $450 million at the box office, making it the highest-grossing Japanese film of all time.