It was decided that “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” will get a movie in 2020 and the information program about anime, “Demon Slayer Corp. News” special version was broadcast on Mar. 22 in “Aniplex 48 hours TV”.
The video of the smartphone application game “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Keppuu Kengeki Royale” (scheduled to be released on 2020) and the console game “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Hinokami Keppuutan” (scheduled to be released on 2021) were revealed for the first time.
This work is adapted from the popular manga of the same name by Gotouge Koyoharu that is currently serialized in “Weekly Shounen Jump” with the series exceeding 14 million copies issue. The last episode of the TV series “New Mission” was broadcast at the end of Sep. 2019, marking the end of “Functional Recovery Training Arc”. Moreover, it was announced that the new development will be made into a movie.
Shimono Hiro (voice of Agatsuma Zenitsu) and Kitou Akari (voice of Kamado Nezuko) made an appearance of the information program on that day.
The additional information about the two big game adaptation project, which was revealed earlier, was announced in the program.
The “battle royal survival action” smartphone application game, “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Keppuu Kengeki Royale” will be a multiplayer battle royale where the players are divided into two teams which are Demon Slayer Corps and the Demon team.
The objective of the Demon Slayer Corps is to exterminate the demon while working with each other. On the other hand, the Demon team's objective is to exterminate the Demon Slayer Corps. It will be revolving on the death battle between the “Demon Hunter” vs “Human eating Demon” where the map, character’s skills, techniques, and weapons are recreated from the setting of the original work.
Console game for the PS4 “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Hinokami Keppuutan” will be a “demon slayer action” development game of the Demon Slayer Corps swordsman, Kamado Tanjirou exterminating the human attacking demon, in order to get revenge of the demon who killed his family and also to change her Demon sister, Nezuko back to a human.
Furthermore, it was announced that the first largest event of the TV Anime “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”, called “The Banquet of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” will be released on Blu-ray & DVD. It is a one-day event that had various story development as it featured an original recitation and live recording from the gathered cast which colors the setting of the work. This was transformed into a video as a response to the audience and fans wish of seeing it again.
The logo and key visual of the event ~ The music of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba~ – an orchestra concert of the TV anime “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” and the illustration of the S seat bonus goods, “Character Pin Badges” were also revealed.
On this event, you can enjoy the live performance of the various background music featured in the anime by the amazing orchestra together with the video from the anime on screen. Starting from the Tokyo Performance on May. 4 (Tue, Holiday), it will be held in 7 cities in Japan: Hiroshima, Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai, Fukuoka, and Nagoya. The advanced tickets are available at the official advanced ticket website, called uP!!! right now, so do check it out!
Moreover, the broadcast on the special program to announce the latest information about “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” Demon Train Arc is also decided. It will be broadcast from 10:30 pm on Friday, Apr. 10 at AbemaTV. New visual and footage are scheduled to be released.