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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime Casts Maaya Sakamoto, Daiki Yamashita (Updated)

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Sakamoto to voice Tamayo, Yamashita to voice Yushirō

This year's 25th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed two more cast members on Monday for the television anime of Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga.

Maaya Sakamoto as Tamayo, a woman who conceals herself from the world and has many mysteries

Daiki Yamashita as Yushirō, a young man who accompanies Tamayo

The anime premiered on April 6, and Aniplex of America has licensed the series. The show is streaming on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow.

Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Zestiria the X, Tales of Symphonia the Animation) is directing the anime at ufotable (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu). ufotable is also credited for the scripts. Akira Matsushima (Maria Watches Over Us, Tales of Zestiria the X) is the character designer, with Miyuki Satō, Yōko Kajiyama, and Mika Kikuchi serving as sub-character designers. Yuki Kajiura (Sword Art Online, Fate/Zero, Madoka Magica) and Gō Shiina (Tales of Zestiria the X, Juni Taisen: Zodiac War, God Eater) are composing the music. Hikaru Kondo is producing the series.

The anime will have 26 episodes.

Update: Added character images. Source: Comic Natalie

Source: Weekly Shonen Jump issue 25

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