The official website for the forthcoming anime film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train announced today that a collaboration project between the film and The Central Community Chest of Japan, aka The Red Feather Community Chest, will begin from October 1, 2020. Hit the jump for more details.
As new products for the autumn/winter 2020 season, Japanese soft drink company Dydo Drinco will release 28 specially designed coffee cans in collaboration with the nationally popular anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba in Japan from October 5 for a limited time. Check out the designs of all 28 cans after the jump!
Tabio Corporation, which operates a chain of socks specialty stores in Japan, plans to sell limited-production socks featuring embroidery inspired by the six main characters from the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime franchise this fall. Prior to general sales, is, a limited quantity of pre-orders will be accepted on three online stores from August 11, 2020. Check out the lineup after the jump!
Avex's official YouTube channel has posted a cover performance video of "Gurenge," the OP theme for the TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, by an American guitarist Marty Friedman. Watch his striking guitar performance after the jump!
DUO RING will start accepting pre-orders for new collaboration glasses inspired by the two main characters from the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba TV anime, the protagonist Tanjiro Kamado and his sister Nezuko, at the price of 15,400 yen (about 142 US dollars) on June 12. Check out the details of the special items after the jump!
Animate group's cosplay costume brand ACOS has listed four cosplay wigs inspired by the hairstyle and colors of four main characters from the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba series: Tanjiro Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, and Giyu Tomioka. Check out the details of the four items with product photos after the jump!
The Osaka-based Japanese cosmetics manufacturer Vina Yakusho and the Tokyo-bases toy company Bandai have jointly developed "Kimetau no Yaiba Styling Color Wax" (seven colors / 1,980 yen) inspired by the seven main characters in the popular TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimietsu no Yaiba. The seven-color wax is scheduled to be available on March 30, 2020. Check out the lineup after the jump!
Kadokawa Game Linkage releases "Anime Marketing White Paper 2020" today on February 27. The 1,302-page report summarizes the results of a survey and analysis on viewers of about 200 anime series aired on Japanese terrestrial stations from January to December 2019, including the top 10 rankings for the most satisfying series. Hit the jump for more details.
According to the latest Oricon weekly sales charts, the 19th volume of Koyoharu Gotoge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba dark fantasy manga, released in Japan on February 4, sold impressive 1.378 million copies in its first week of release, taking No.1 spot on the charts for the third time in the series. Hit the jump for more details.
Shueisha confirmed today that a combined print run of Aya Yajima's two novel books inspired by Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba dark fantasy manga series will reach 1.16 million copies by additional printing on February 19. It is the fastest pace for a novel series in the publisher's JUMP j BOOKS label to surpass the one million mark. Hit the jump for more details
According to Billboard Japan's latest anime song chart "JAPAN Hot Animation," LiSA's 15th single song "Gurenge," the OP theme for the TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, has dominated its No.1 spot for four consecutive weeks. It has been more than six months since the song's CD release in Japan, but its massive popularity has no sign of slowing down. Hit the jump for more details.
Animate group's anime/manga/game character goods company Movic has started accepting pre-orders for three types of Tsuba (round or squarish guard at the grip of Japanese swords) for Nichirintou/Nichirin Blade used by three members of the Demon Slayer Corps in the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba series. Check out details of the special build-to-order items after the jump.
"Kimtetsu no Yaiba x Real Mystery Solving Game Gangu-ten ni Hisomu Oni wo Ute! (Slay the Demons Hidden in the Toy Store!)," a new real mystery solving game inspired by Koyoharu Gotoge's dark fantasy manga Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, will be held at the Animate stores across Japan between January 23 and June 28, 2020. Hit the jump for more details.
Shueisha confirmed today that a combined print run of Aya Yajima's two novel books inspired by Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba dark fantasy manga series, "Shiawase no Hana" and "Katahane no Cho," will reach 700,000 copies by additional printing on December 10, which is the fastest pace in the publisher's JUMP j BOOKS label. Hit the jump for more details.