KEY POINTS

  • Tanjiro and his allies accompany Hashira Tengen Uzui to the Entertainment District
  • "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc" Episode 1 will air Sunday
  • The episode will stream on Funimation and Crunchyroll

After the TV edition of the Mugen Train Arc, Tanjiro and his friends are ready for their next mission in "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc" Episode 1.

Tanjiro, Inosuke and Zenitsu meet with one of the Demon Slayer Corps' top-ranked swordsmen, named Hashira Tengen Uzui. Later, they head to Yoshiwara Entertainment District where demons dwell.

Following the Mugen Train arc, "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc" is set to introduce a new demon, named Daki (Upper Six). Tanjiro and his friends will be battling against Daki in the Entertainment District.

The official Twitter account of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" released a brand new trailer ahead of the premiere of the Entertainment District Arc.

"Tanjiro and his friends accompany the Hashira Tengen Uzui to an entertainment district where Tengen’s female ninja agents were gathering information on a demon before they suddenly disappeared. In order to investigate, Tanjiro and the others disguise themselves as women to sneak in! As they close in on their target, the demon reaches out for the courtesans of the district!" read the synopsis of the Entertainment District Arc from "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" manga, according to Viz.

The anime series is based on the original story by Koyoharu Gotouge. Haruo Sotozaki is directing the series. Akira Matsushima has been roped in as the character designer and chief animation director. Miyoki Sato, Yoko Kajiyama and Mika Kikuchi are sub character designers.

The screenplay production is by ufotable. Yuichi Terao is the director of photography, while Masaharu Koyama handles prop design. The series is edited by Manabu Kamino and the art direction is by Koji Eto.

The opening theme, titled "Zankyosanka," and the closing theme, "Asa ga kuru," are performed by Aimer.

The cast of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc" anime includes Natsuki Hanae as Tanjiro Kamado, Akari Kito as Nezuko Kamado, Hiro Shimono as Zenitsu Agatsuma, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Inosuke Hashibira, Katsuyuki Konishi as Tengen Uzui and Miyuki Sawashiro as Denki (Upper Six).

"Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc" Episode 1 will premiere this Sunday. Fans in the U.S. can watch the first episode online on Funimation and Crunchyroll. 

Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc Anime Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc Anime Photo: 鬼滅の刃公式 Official Twitter Account