Adaptation based on Koyoharu Gotouge's dark fantasy adventure manga is currently streaming on Crunchyroll
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, the ongoing TV anime adaptation based on the dark fantasy adventure manga by Koyoharu Gotouge, is rounding out its cast with seven new members representing the remaining "Pillars", the most powerful individuals in the Demon Slaying Corps. The new cast members include:
Satoshi Hino as Kyojiro Rengoku, the Flame Pillar.
Katsuyuki Konishi as Tengen Uzui, the Sound Pillar.
Kana Hanazawa as Mitsuri Kanroji, the Love Pillar.
Kengo Kawanishi as Muichiro Tokito, the Mist Pillar.
Tomokazu Sugita as Gyomei Himejima, the Rock Pillar.
Kenichi Suzumura as Obanai Iguro, the Snake Pillar.
And Tomokazu Seki as Sanemi Shinazugawa, the Wind Pillar.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is directed by Haruo Sotozaki and features animation production by ufotable. The series is currently broadcasting in Japan and streaming on Crunchyroll, who describe the story of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba as follows:
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.
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