It has been decided that the TV anime “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” will have a regular broadcast on the prime time on Kansai TV. It will be aired every Friday from 7 PM until 8 PM, starting from October 23, 2020.
The original work of “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” is a Japanese style fantasy by Gotouge Koyoharu and was serialized in “Weekly Shounen Jump” from 2016 until 2020 with the manga exceeding a total of 100 million copies issued.
From April 2019 until September 2019, the 26 episodes of the TV anime depicting “Kamado Tanjirou Risshi Arc” have been broadcasted and “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train” is currently in theatres. After 3 days of the movie release, it has recorded a box office revenue of 4.6 billion JPY , making it a smash hit worthy of being called a social phenomenon.
Kansai TV will be broadcasting episodes 6 to 14 and episodes 22 to 26, which were not included in the two-week consecutive broadcast on Kantele and Fuji TV channels on October 10 and October 17, “‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ First Night
“Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”‘s regular broadcast on the prime time on Kansai TV will start from 7 PM, on October 23, 2020.
The first broadcast will feature two episodes (episode 6 and 7), which depicts Tanjirou’s first mission as the demon slayer corps.
General Editing Department, Chief Inui Masashi
It’s sudden but from 7pm, on 23 (Friday), we will be doing the editing on “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” which has caused a big storm.
We had received a good supporting rate from the audience over the two weeks on the “Saturday Premium” previously.
Also, there were a lot of passionate request for the unaired episodes.
As this title has become a transgenerational trendtransgenerational topic is the current trend, we had decided to air the leftover 14 episodes sequentially for viewers in the Kansai area on the prime time. So do standby in front on the TV with “total concentration” on Friday from 7 PM.
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