Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Characters Pray For World Tour’s Success!

Popular anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is about to embark on a world tour of screenings for the first episode of its Swordsmith Village arc, so Tanjiro, Zenitsu, and Inosuke headed over to a temple to pray for success!


The three characters were part of a special event held in Asakusa, a famous area in Tokyo that was also featured in the anime.

Plenty of enthusiastic fans greeted them as they walked through Nakamise-dori, a shopping street lined with tons of street food and souvenirs, towards the inner temple of Sensoji Temple.


Inside, they prayed that the world tour would be a big hit.


The world tour will begin on February 3 in Tokyo, ahead of the Swordsmith Village arc's official TV premiere in April 2023. Fans at the tour's screenings will be able to watch the first episode in addition to the Entertainment District arc's 10th and 11th episodes.

Cast and staff members who will be making overseas appearances have been confirmed as below:

- February 18, Los Angeles: Natsuki Hanae (Tanjiro), Aimer (singer of opening theme song "Zankyo Sanka"), Yuma Takahashi (producer)
- February 25, Paris: Yuma Takahashi
- February 26, Berlin: Yuma Takahashi
- March 4, Mexico City: Natsuki Hanae
- March 11, Seoul: Akari Kito (Nezuko), Yuma Takahashi
- March 19, Taipei: Natsuki Hanae, Kengo Kawanishi (Muichiro Tokito), Kana Hanazawa (Mitsuri Kanroji), Yuma Takahashi

Created by Koyoharu Gotouge, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba follows kindhearted charcoal seller Tanjiro, whose life changes forever when his family is attacked by demons. In order to return his sister, who is now a demon, to her former state and avenge his family, Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey.

The new arc was announced after Season 2's final episode aired on February 13. Although details on the airdate are yet to come, visuals of Mist Hashira Muichiro Tokito and Love Hashira Mitsuri Kanroji have been released.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba's Swordsmith Village arc will air from April 2023. The world tour will begin on February 3, 2023.

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