Toonami Premieres Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Anime on October 12
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Adult Swim's Toonami programming block announced on Wednesday that the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba television anime will premiere on October 12.
Aniplex of America announced in July that the anime will premiere on Toonami with an English dub.
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.
Source: Toonami Facebook page