Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Three films to close out final arc of Demon Slayer

With today’s conclusion of the Hashira Training arc from Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, anime streaming giant Crunchyroll has announced the final arc, Infinity Castle arc, is being made into a film trilogy.

Crunchyroll and Sony Pictures Entertainment will distribute the trio of films worldwide outside of Asia at undetermined dates in the future. Canadian fans will get to watch the action on the big screen in

The Infinity Castle arc completes the epic adventure Tanjiro Kamado, his friends, and the Demon Slayer corps as they come face-to-face with the demon king himself, Muzan Kibutsuji.

The three Infinity Castle films will join other films within the series — 2020’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Movie: Mugen Train, 2023’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- and this year’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To Hashira Training-. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Movie: Mugen Train also broke records, becoming the highest grossing anime movie and Japanese movie, amassing over half-a-billion dollars.

“Crunchyroll is thrilled to be able to bring this trilogy of films to fans, on the big screen, and it promises to be one of the truly epic and consequential pop cultural events of our time when it hits theaters.”

Rahul Purini, President of Crunchyroll

In Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, teenage Tanjiro Kamado and his sister Nezuko survive the slaughter of their family at the hands of demon Muzan Kibutsuji. Vowing take to revenge and return Nezuko to her human form, Tanjiro joins the Demon Slayer Corps in partnership with the panicky Zenitsu Agatsuma and the boar-masked Inosuke Hashibira, in a quest to hunt down and defeat Muzan once and for all.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine between February 15th, 2016 and May 18th, 2020; in North America, Viz Media publishes the manga in print and digital formats. The anime premiered on April 6th, 2019; Crunchyroll is licensed to stream the series outside of Asia.

Source: Crunchyroll press release

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