The latest Demon Slayer movie: Kimetsu no Yaiba-To the Swordsmith Village was released on February 3, 2023, in Japan nationwide. For the rest of the world, it was released on different dates like on February 18 in Malaysia and Singapore, February 25 in Paris, France, February 26 in Berlin, Germany, March 3 in general United States and Canadian theaters, March 4 in Mexico City, Mexico, March 11 in Seoul, South Korea, March 19 in Taipei, Taiwan.
Demon Slayer Season 3 started airing on April 9, 2023, and has 5 episodes released to date.
With the latest Demon Slayer movie: “To the Swordsmith“, fans were excited to watch this movie as the new movie contained the final two episodes of the Entertainment District arc which includes the bloody conflict between Tanjiro, Sound Hashira, Tengen Uzui, and their allies against the Upper Six, Daki and Gyutaro and as well as the first episodes of the future Swordsmith Village arc which introduced the meeting of Mist Hashira, Muichiro Tokito, and Love Hashira, Mitsuri Kanroji at their newly designated dispatch site, and the Upper-Rank Demons gathered in the Infinity Castle.
It was rated “R” in the USA for its intense violence and bloody images.
Will there be another Demon Slayer Movie after Demon Slayer Season 3?
Demon Slayer Season 3, as the fans are speculating, might mark the end of the anime series. However, there is a final arc in the manga. Demon Slayer will supposedly return with a season 4 with the Final Battle Arc. The Final Battle Arc is the longest arc with a total of 69 chapters. This will feature the final battle against Muzan Kibutsuji and the rest of the Upper Moon demons.
If we observe the pattern for the earlier Demon Slayer movie, we will notice that, till now, Demon Slayer has released two movies. Demon Slayer: Mugen Train TV arc and the Demon Slayer: To the Swordsmith Village movie.
The Demon Slayer: Mugen Train TV arc is the sequel to the first season of Demon Slayer and follows the Mugen Train arc. Season two of Demon Slayer has focused mainly on the Entertainment District arc and aired 7 episodes of the Muger Train arc. So we can call it a prequel to the Mugen Train arc movie.
While Demon Slayer: To the Swordsmith Village features the last two Episodes of the Entertainment District arc and the introduction to the Swordsmith Village arc.
So fans can expect a new Demon Slayer movie before the Final Battle arc. This might feature the episodes of the Swordsmith arc and the Final Battle arc altogether or just the Final Battle arc.
Although still not confirmed, Demon Slayer Season 4 might come out around late 2024. So we can expect the Final Battle arc that will split into two parts: the Infinity Castle arc and the Sunrise Countdown arc covering the Demon Slayer movie either before Season 4 comes out or after Demon Slayer Season 4.
Watch Demon Slayer in the following order:
If you are new to the Demon Slayer anime series, watch it in the following order right on Crunchyroll.
- Demon Slayer Season 1
- Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Arc (The movie)
- Demon Slayer Season 2: Entertainment District Arc
- Demon Slayer: To the Swordsmith Village (The movie)
- Demon Slayer Season 3: Swordsmith Village Arc.
While we don’t know if there will be a third installment of the movie of Demon Slayer, for now, let us enjoy the Season 3 of Demon Slayer.