New Demon Slayer Season 1 TV Anime Visuals Released for Compilation Specials

The specials will contain new eye-catches, illustrations

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba


It was announced last night that Fuji TV will be broadcast five Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba specials over five nights from September 11 in the lead up to the first TV broadcast of the Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train on September 25. The specials will condense the first TV anime series of Demon Slayer into five compilation specials, with Asakusa Arc and Tsuzumi Mansion Arc getting brand new never seen before visuals from Ufotable.


The previously released specials, Brother and Sister's Bond, Natagumo Mountain Arc, and Hashira Meeting / Butterfly Mansion Arc have their previous released visuals used for these rebroadcasts.


Brother and Sister's Bond - airing September 11

Demon Slayer: Brother and Sister's Bond


Asakusa Arc - airing September 12

Demon Slayer: Asakusa Arc


Tsuzumi Mansion Arc - airing September 18

Demon Slayer: Tsuzumi Mansion Arc


Natagumo Mountain Arc - airing September 19

Demon Slayer: Natagumo Mountain Arc


Hashira Meeting / Butterfly Mansion Arc - airing September 23

Demon Slayer: Hashira Meeting / Butterfly Mansion Arc


Each special will contain a little bit of new content, though no newly announced animation. The previously broadcast Brother and Sister's BondNatagumo Mountain Arc, and Hashira Meeting / Butterfly Mansion Arc will contain newly edited "next time" trailers, with Asakusa Arc and Natagumo Mountain Arc getting new "next time" trailers along with new eye catches, ending illustrations, and behind-the-scenes, all from ufotable. Before the broadcast of Brother and Sister's Bond, a navigation video featuring narration from Urokodaki with information on all the specials will air.


There's no date yet on when the second season of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, subtitled Entertainment District Arc, will air, but it is still set for a 2021 broadcast on Fuji TV. The first season of Demon Slayer is streaming on Crunchyroll, while the Mugen Train film and the three previously broadcast specials are streaming on Funimation.


Sources: Demon Slayer official websiteUfotable on Twitter



Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram

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