Demon Slayer is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotōge. The main protagonist is Tanjiro, who becomes a demon slayer after his entire family is slaughtered except for his sister Nezuko who’s turned into a demon. In “Weekly Shōnen Jump”, this manga series was serialized from February 2016 to May 2020 and contains about 20 volumes up till May 2020.
The series was animated by Ufotable and aired in Japan from April to September 2019. And after the end of the first season, a sequel film was scheduled to premiere in October 2020. Considered one of the best anime of the 2010s, the franchise has over more than 60 million copies.
The series has been picked up by popular streaming apps like Netflix, and crunchyroll, and has now been renewed for a second season. Fans of the series have been waiting for a long time for the new season, and it has finally been confirmed by the officials. Although, there’s not much information related to the new season as of yet.
This article will go through everything you need to know about the new season including the release date, cast, and plot of the new season.
Demon Slayer – Plot:
Tanjiro Kamado, a kind-hearted and intelligent boy, is turned into a demon slayer after witnessing the murder of his entire family and seeing his sister get turned into a demon. His father passed away before the slaughter, and he became the main source of income for his family.
Before turning into a demon slayer, Tanjiro would make occasional trips to nearby villages to sell charcoal. Then one day, Tanjiro comes back to his house only to see a demon slaughtering his entire family. Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko survive, but Nezuko turns into a demon, but somehow manages to keep her human emotions.
Tanjiro is later recruited by Giyū Tomioka, a demon slayer during their encounter. The story follows the journey of Tanjiro, and his sister as they try to avenge their family, and find a way to turn Nezuko back into a human.
Demon Slayer Season 2 – Release Date:
According to the official twitter of Demon Slayer, the second season would be released in Japan, but as now there’s no source verifying its release. A movie will premiere in October 2020, but the new season has been delayed till 2021.
There’s no confirmation as to when it will be released yet, so nothing can be said for certain. Although, the season was scheduled to release this year, but due to the recent pandemic, it’s been delayed, but not cancelled. So, while it is coming out, it won’t be coming out anytime soon.
As for the movie, it may be released a little earlier than October. It might be released somewhere in July or August, but that still hasn’t been confirmed yet.
Demon Slayer Season 2 – Plot:
As of now, there’s not much information related to the new season’s plot, but its likely to pick up from where Season 1 left off. Tanjiro is yet to avenge his family and find a cure for Nezuro, so the new season may feature Tanjiro coming eye-to-eye with his family’s murderer.
With that being said, it’s still not certain. Nezuro may just turn back into a human in the new season, but due to the lack of a bold source, nothing can be said for sure. For now, we’ll have to be patient and wait for confirmation from the officials.
Demon Slayer Season 2 – Cast:
The lead roles will not be changed, and the series will continue the story on Tanjiro as he tries to avenge his family, and find a cure for his sister. A few new characters might make an appearance in the new season, but that hasn’t been confirmed by the officials yet.
For now, the cast includes Tanjiro Kamado, Daisuke Hirakawa, Akara Jito, Natsuki Hanae, Yoshitsugu Shimono, Genya Shinazugawa, Satoshi Hino, Yosuke Hashibira, Mizoku Kamado, and Zenitsu Agatsuma. Voice actors of the previous season will return to voice their characters in the new season without any changes in the voice acting cast.
Demon Slayer Season 2 – Conclusion:
The new season is expected to be released in 2021, and will continue the story of Tanjiro, the demon slayer. The season has been confirmed along with a movie that will be released before the season.
As of now, there’s no exact release date, so the season can be released anywhere in the new season. But, it’s more likely to be release during in early 2021. The cast remains unchanged with the addition of a few new characters, but that’s still not certain. Whatever the case may be, the new season will be a banger, and you can keep your expectations high.
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