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7 Things We Know About the ‘Demon Slayer Infinity Castle’ Movie Trilogy

7 Things We Know About the ‘Demon Slayer Infinity Castle’ Movie Trilogy

The final confrontation has begun. Demon slayer recently announced an upcoming film adaptation of the series’ final story arc, Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle arc. Not long after the premiere of the final episode of Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Bow In Japan, official reports announced that a Castle of InfinityBow film trilogy is about to be released. Set in the mysterious dimension-shifting, wall-shoving Infinity Castle, the arc marks the final showdown between humans versus, and the castle serves as witness to some of the most remarkable battles in the series.




Based on the popular manga series by Koyoharu Gotoge, Demon slayer is set during the Taisho period (1912-1926), a period in Japan marked by rapid technological advancement, which greatly aided the Demon Slayers. The main story follows protagonist Tanjiro Kamado (Natsuki Hanae), a kind-hearted boy who makes a living by selling charcoal. But his life takes a bad turn after he discovers that his family has been mercilessly slaughtered by a demon, and his younger sister Nezuko (Akari Kitō), the only surviving member of Tanjiro’s family, is transformed into a fanged demon. Fueled by vengeance and desperation, Tanjiro picks up his sword and works his way to becoming a “demon slayer”, hoping to turn his sister back into a human and take revenge on the demon that took his family.

Without further ado, here’s what you can expect from the Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle arc film trilogy.


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A family is attacked by demons and only two members survive – Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, who is slowly turning into a demon. Tanjiro sets out to become a demon hunter to avenge his family and cure his sister.

Date of publication
January 21, 2021

Form
Natsuki Hanae, Zach Aguilar, Abby Trott, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

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7 When is the ‘Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle Arc’ movie trilogy coming out?

Sanemi, Tanjiro and Muichiro from Demon Slayer against a swirling orange and yellow background
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With the trilogy announcement still fresh, the release date for Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle arc has yet to be revealed. Based on the release patterns of previous Demon slayer The film trilogy consists of storylines, which are usually 1-2 years apart. The film trilogy will probably not be released until mid-2025.

Crunchyroll and Sony Pictures Entertainment will distribute the three-part film series in theaters worldwide, excluding certain Asian territories.


6 Watch the teaser for the film trilogy ‘Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle Arc’

The teaser for Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle arc begins with chilling glimpses of the ominous Infinity Castle, the primary location of many remarkable battles that will take place throughout the film trilogy. With its towering staircases, narrow corridors, and enigmatic architecture, the shape-shifting castle moves through magic, transporting naive visitors from one dimension to another.

The teaser features brief looks at the series’ beloved demon slayers and also shows a line of Japanese text, “繋いだ想い<永遠>を胸に―――― 無限城決戦へ”, which roughly translates to “With the connected thoughts of ‘eternity’ in our hearts ―――― To the Infinity Castle Battle.”


5 What is ‘Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle Arc’ about?

Tanjiro and Inosuke contact someone in Demon Slayer
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The Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle arc marks the epic final confrontation between the Demon Slayer Corps and the all-powerful Demon King, Muzan Kibutsjui (Toshihiko Seki). In this climactic battle, the Corps invades Infinity Castle, a creepy alternate dimension filled with endless wooden rooms, halls, and ever-changing corridors.

The castle’s warped gravity allows demons to defy the laws of physics, standing upright, upside down, or even perpendicular to walls, and move in ways that seem impossible. Since no sunlight penetrates this fortress, demons can reside there continuously, even during the day.


4 Who stars in the ‘Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle Arc’ film trilogy?

The Hasira of the Demon Slayer Corp in Demon Slayer
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Hanae voices the protagonist Tanjiro, a demon slayer who joins the force to avenge his murdered family and cursed sister. Not wanting others to experience the same pain as he did, Tanjiro trains his killing skills with great will and power to defeat Muzan.

Along with Tanjiro are his fellow demon hunters Mitsuri Kanroji (Kana Hanazawa), Obanai Iguro (Kenichi Suzumura), Giyu Tomioka (Takahiro Sakurai), Muichiro Tokito (Kengo Kawanishi), Gyomei Himejima (Tomokazu-sugita), Sanemi Shinazugawa (Sanemi Shinazugawa), and Shinobu Kocho (Saori Hayami).

One of the most notable characters to appear later in the film trilogy is Tamayo (Maaya Sakamoto), a demon who decides to become an ally of the Demon Slayer Corps. As a skilled doctor, Tamayo is responsible for working on a medicine that would prove crucial to Muzan’s defeat.


3 How can I watch ‘Demon Slayer’ in the correct order?

Close-up shot of an angry and injured Tanjiro in Demon Slayer
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New audience Demon slayer You can follow the order below to start the series:

  • Demon slayer: Unwavering determination Arch (Season 1, Episodes 1 – 26)
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Arc (Season 2 Part 1, Episodes 27 – 33)*
  • Demon Slayer: Entertainment District Arc (Season 2 Part 2, Episodes 34-44)
  • Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arch (Season 3, Episodes 45-55)
  • Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Bow (Season 4, Episodes 56-63)

*Alternatively, the public can watch the 2020 Demon Slayer: Mugen Train film. Although the film follows the same plot, it does not have the same level of detail compared to the television adaptation.


2 What happened in ‘Demon Slayer: Hashira Training Arc’?

All current Hashira in Demon Slayer
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After the intense Swordsmith Village battles, Tanjiro and his friends recover and prepare for the final showdown with the big bad Muzan. The Demon Slayer Corps is on high alert and Hashira, the best swordsman, decides it’s time to get everyone in shape for the upcoming battle.

From endurance and flexibility to sword skills and muscle toning, the hardcore training regimens feel more like an endless hellish boot camp. While it’s tough, the Demon Slayers ultimately see it as a golden opportunity to grow stronger. As they go through grueling workouts and push themselves to their limits, the Demon Slayer Corps prepares for the fight ahead, stronger and more united than ever.


1 Who makes ‘Demon Slayer’?

Genya holds a sword and a gun in Demon Slayer
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Demon slayer is directed by Haruo Sotozaki at the anime studio ufotable. Accompanying him is Akira Matushima as Chief Animation Director and Character Designer, with music by Yuki Kajiura And Go Shiina.Chairman of Crunchyroll, Rahul Purinishares his enthusiasm about bringing the Demon Slayer: Infinity Castle arc brought to life in the form of a film trilogy.

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


The brainchild of creator Gotouge, the manga series consists of 23 volumes with over 150 million copies in circulation. Since the anime’s debut in 2018, the Demon slayer franchise has gained a huge following worldwide. With its Mugen Train The very anonymous Gotouge, who grossed a record $313 million, makes the TIME100 list thanks to his manga series, which is as influential and groundbreaking as the work of Studio Ghibli.