Following the conclusion of season 2 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba in February of last year, anime enthusiasts were anticipating a prolonged wait to learn about the next adventures of Tanjiro and his companions.
However, viewers were delighted with a theatrical release that premiered in Japan in February and North America in March. The film, Demon Slayer: To the Swordsmith Village, presented a distinct approach by integrating the final two episodes of season 2 and the initial episode of season 3 into a cinematic feature. So what’s next?
The third season of Demon Slayer is scheduled to air on television screens. In this new chapter of Tanjiro’s journey, he seeks assistance from Hotaru Haganezuka to fix his damaged sword.
Unfortunately, adversaries are always lurking, and while his sword is in repair, new demons close in on him, his sister Nezuko, and his friends Inosuke and Zenitsu, challenging them with their powers. Brace yourself for the arrival of two nefarious Upper Moon demons, Hantengu and Gyokko.
In addition to a fresh theme song for season 3, viewers will also witness the arrival of Love and Mist Hashiras, who bring their unique sword techniques and breathwork to the table. Here’s everything you need to know to watch the Swordsmith Village Arc of Demon Slayer.
Demon Slayer Season 3, Release Date
Following the conclusion of the Entertainment District Arc in both the manga and TV series, Demon Slayer’s Swordsmith storyline continues from where the previous narrative left off.
In this new chapter, Tanjiro embarks on a quest to locate a mysterious ancient weapon while his sword is undergoing repairs. The first episode will debut as a one-hour special on Fuji TV in Japan on April 9 at 11:15 p.m. JST.
Fans worldwide, including those in the United States, will be able to stream the series on Crunchyroll beginning on April 9th.
The first episode of Demon Slayer season 3 will be simulcast on Crunchyroll on April 9th from 10:45-11:30 a.m. PT (1:45-2:30 p.m. ET) in the US, with subtitles in English, Spanish, Castilian, Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Arabic, Russian, and Hindi. New episodes will be simulcast exclusively in North America, Central America, South America, and Europe.
At present, Demon Slayer season 3 is only available on Crunchyroll, and it will not be released on Hulu this weekend, according to a company representative who confirmed it to CNET via email.
The representative did not reveal when or if the show will be available on Hulu in the future.
For those who wish to catch up on the earlier seasons without subscribing to Crunchyroll, Hulu and Netflix have those seasons available for streaming.