Will There Be a Demon Slayer Season 2? (Update on Release Date)

July 21, 2020

After stunning fight scenes and Shounen storytelling in season 1, the worldwide fans want to know the Demon Slayer season 2 release date! Especially its craze is among the boys within the age of 8-18!

If you love adventure and martial arts but haven’t watched it already, you might be missing an enticing Dark fantasy anime. On MyAnimeList, the show has achieved a rating of 8.78 from 10 based on more than four lakh eighty thousand votes.

The story is based on a young boy, Tanjiro Kamado, a street seller of Charcoal, to earn some for his family. One day, after returning home, he finds the demons (oni) have killed their entire family. His sister has survived the attack, but she turned into a beast.

Tanjiro then takes revenge by started slaying the demons and also trying to get back his little sister as a normal human being! Giyu Tomioka helped and prepared Tanjiro in the journey for avenge and to be a Demon Slayer.

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The story is adopted from the comic series titled Demon Slayer: Minetsu no Yaiba manga series. It was written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotoge. The manga series was published under Weekly Shonen Jump of Shueisha and released only weekly and skipped if there is a holiday. The license of its official English translation is under VIZ Media.

The series has been published in Shonen Jump magazine right from February 2016 to May 2020 with Haruo Sotozaki as the show-runner. The ending is planned in Chapter 204.

Will there be a Second Season?

The season one released in 2019 and was a big hit! It has got positive acclamation from its viewers and led the popularity charts of Funimation, Crunchyroll, and Hulu. Social forums are full of questions like – when is demon slayer season 2 coming out!

In May 2019, the series was topped with six million sales. Immediately after the release of last Episode 26 of the season 1, the makers started the production for Demon Slayer season 2!

By the way, fans on social sites are discussing a demon named Nezuko. Thus, there is no other reason for the markers to come up with the next season of Demon Slayer anime. In August 2019, the producer Takahashi claimed that the sequel majorly relied on the fans’ support.

When Will It Release?

Are you also excited about when is season 2 of Demon Slayer coming out? If yes, then you need to show your level of patience a bit more!

There is no official confirmation regarding the release date of the next season from the makers. Till now, only the details of the movie have been announced officially based on the same story.

Will There Be a Demon Slayer Season 2?

The Demon Slayer movie has been all set to be released in October 2020. So, the production team of Ufotable will possibly come up with season 2 of the Demon Slayer series in 2021 or perhaps in 2022.

What could we see in Season 2?

Audiences will get to see more action in season 2 backed by the story of Kimetsu no Yaiba manga. As per the reports, the story of the movie will continue with where the last episode of the first season ended. So it might be possible that season 2 will start based on the climax of the movie.

It has been rumored that the next two seasons of the Demon Slayer could be split-cour anime. We could see all the main characters, like Tanijro, Nezuko, and Giyu Tomioka.

Both Akira Matsushima (character designer) and Haruo Sotozaki (director) will continue their work ahead, like in season 1. You will get the same Japanese voices for Kyojuro Rengoku, Hashibira, Inosuke, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Nezuko, and Tanjiro.

The fans will soon get the chance to see the Tanjiro’s journey about whether and how he will succeed in this aim as revenge for his family. The fantasy and emotion in it are enough to gain the audiences of different nations without age and language barriers.


Its Episode 19 of Demon Slayer had already got popular in the trends on Twitter. The anime series performed well on the streaming sites. As per Oricon charts, the sales of DVD/Blu-Ray of Demon Slayer have marked double to that of animation of Tensei Shitara Slime Datta Ken.

The first premier of the animation happened on April 6, 2019, and was slotted in two cours having a total of 36 episodes. By the way, as per the physical weather seasons, a cour means a three-month TV broadcasting unit.

Further, the climax or Episode 26 of the second cour was aired in September 2019. The English dub version of the Toonami’s first season of Demon Slayer was released on October 12, 019, by Aniplex.

Fans are very much excited to watch the next season of this Japanese anime sequence on Netflix. A reason might be its emotional and stupendous storyline!

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