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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime to Air With English Dub on Toonami

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Aniplex USA also announces release dates for 5 home video BD releases


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Aniplex of America announced at its Anime Expo panel on Thursday that the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba television anime will premiere with an English dub on Adult Swim's Toonami block. Aniplex of America did not announce a premiere date for the anime.

Aniplex of America also announced the following home video release dates:

The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime adapts Koyoharu Gotouge's manga of the same title. The anime premiered on April 6, and Aniplex of America 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 Sato, 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.

Sources: Aniplex USA's Anime Expo panel, Email correspondence


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