In what order should I watch Demon Slayer?

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  • "Demon Slayer" or "Kimetsu no Yaiba" is a popular anime series, telling the adventures of Tanjiro and Nezuko Kamado after their family is murdered by a demon.
  • The recommended viewing order is: the first season, followed by the movie "Mugen Train", then the second season (including the arc of the same train and that of the entertainment district), and finally the third season, pending the release of the fourth season announced for May 2024.
  • The franchise also includes a manga pre-published from 2016 to 2020 and a game called "Project Slayers".

You've heard the name "Demon Slayer" in conversation, seen the anime top the charts on Crunchyroll and Netflix, and noticed the dazzling visuals of Tanjiro and his sword in every corner of the entertainment district. Yes, "Demon Slayer", or "Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba" in Japanese, has become much more than just an anime series; it's a popular franchise worldwide.

In what order should I watch Demon Slayer? To watch it from the beginning, is it with the first episode or directly with the film "Mugen Train" that everyone is talking about?

In this jungle of release dates, arcs, and manga chapters, we provide you with the ultimate guide to watching "Demon Slayer in the correct chronological order.

Don't miss a single detail of the thrilling plot of this epic story!

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Demon Slayer viewing order

The anime Demon slayer kimetsu no yaiba is a real success, with over 26 million admissions in cinemas. On Netflix, it is organized according to episodes: Tanjiro Kamado, Muguen train arc, entertainment district arc.

If you want to get started or get back into the swing of things, here's a guide to watching the "Demon Slayer" franchise in the right order, guaranteeing an immersive experience in this popular animated district:

Please note that the viewing order of this anime corresponds to its broadcast chronology, which is as follows:

  1. Demon Slayer the first season
  2. Demon Slayer: The film Mugen train
  3. Demon Slayer the second season: Mugen train arch and Entertainment District arch
  4. Demon Slayer: To the blacksmith village
  5. Demon Slayer the third season: Blacksmith village arch

Note: As for the Demon Slayer season 4its distribution will begin on May 12, 2024 in Japan and France, it will be available as a simulcast on the Crunchyroll streaming platform. This date has been eagerly awaited by Demon Slayer fans. Some lucky fans have had the chance to see their superhero a little earlier... In any case, the organization of the story arcs in chronological order will soon be updated.

The new season has been preview presentation in a compilation film entitled: Demon Slayer: En Route to Pillar Training. A privileged few were also able to secure tickets for sessions with members of the animation team, but the screenings are now over. (February 24 and 25).

! In the meantime, you can also watch "The Adventure of Kimetsu Academy" if you haven't seen it yet. In fact, you can easily download movies and series from Netflix to watch them offline.

"Demon Slayer", also known as "Kimetsu no Yaiba for Japanese purists, is a manga series, which has conquered the streaming world, that there's even a game about it, called "Project Slayers", a Roblox adventure game, whose code list is provided in our wiki Roblox : Code Project Slayers.

Demon Slayer: Description and history

Now that you know more about the viewing order of the anime "Demon Slayer", let's take a look at the details of this work written and illustrated by Japanese mangaka Koyoharu Gotoge.

What's the anime about?

In a universe where demons and demon hunters coexist, "Kimetsu no Yaiba" depicts the tragic destiny of Tanjiro and Nezuko Kamadoorphaned by the murder of their family by a demon. The drama doesn't end there: Nezuko survives, but is transformed into a demon.

Tanjiro, as the eldest, takes over determined to save and protect her sister. The anime sheds light on the deep and singular relationship between a demon-hunting brother and his creature-of-the-night-turned-sister, defying both the formidable adversaries who stand in their way and the prejudices of society.

Dates when Demon Slayer seasons aired

Chronology:

  • After the first episode of season 1 airs on April 6, 2019, having ended on September 28, 2019 with a total of 26 episodes, fans have been able to diligently follow each chapter, eagerly awaiting the broadcast of each season.
  • Then came the season 2 with 18 episodes broadcast between October 10, 2021 until February 13, 2022.
  • The third season, consisting of 11 episodes released between April 9 and June 18, 2023.

Demon Slayer, the manga, attracted manga fans when it was first published in Shūeisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine between February 2016 and May 2020. Fans are currently in a frenzy, waiting for the release of Demon Slayer: Infinity Train season 4, due out soon, so they can watch it on streaming. Can't wait either? Stay tuned for more information on the new season's episodes.

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