Updated on January 7th, 2022
Demon Slayer fans waited for a long time, and finally the “actual” season 2 or “Entertainment District Arc” is now just a few days away. Here is everything you need to know about it.
The first episode of Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc will begin on December 5, available on Funimation and Crunchyroll. The first episode will be 1-hour long special.
Fans will also be able to listen to new theme songs performed by Aimer. The opening theme is titled “Zankyo Chi Uta”, while the ending theme is titled “Asa ga Kuru”. Aimer is one of the most popular singers in Japan. In anime community, she is known for singing some of the absolute fire theme songs including “Fate Stay Night 2nd opening”, “Vinland Saga ending 1”, and “Fire Force 3rd opening”.
In Japan, Demon Slayer rating was continuously going down. One of the main reasons for low ratings was the “Mugen Train Arc” was not offering anything new to the audience. Most of the fans have already seen the film, so why would they want to see it again in episodic form? However, ratings are certain to go up when Entertainment District Arc will start airing on Dec 5.
As for the international audience, here is the release time for Entertainment District Arc:
- Pacific Time (US & Canada): 7:45 AM (Dec 5)
- Eastern Time: 10:45 AM (Dec 5)
- Philippines Time: 11:45 PM (Dec 5)
- India (New Delhi) Time: 9:15 PM (Dec 5)
Demon Slayer is a fantasy-action-supernatural manga series, written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. The manga was serialized in Shuiesha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in Feb 2016. The series ended in May 2020, having 23 volumes published. Studio Ufotable picked up the series for anime adaptation, the first season aired in April 2019. A record breaking sequel film “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train” was released in Oct 2020.
The series tells the story of a teenage boy, Tanjiro, who travels the world, seeking cure for his little sister, Nezuko who was turned into a demon.
©Koyoharu Gotoge / SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable