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Demon Slayer Live Concert Series to Debut in San Francisco and New York City This Fall

New York, NYMay 21st 2024 – A groundbreaking live concert series based on one of the most popular anime and Japanese manga franchises ever will debut in San Francisco and New York City this fall. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba In Concert will be powered by Crunchyroll, the global anime brand offering fans the ultimate anime experience. The concert is set to immerse audiences in an extraordinary live music celebration of the captivating world of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, which has recently amassed a global fanbase and taken the world by storm. The iconic soundtrack of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc will be brought to life on stage by a stunning 18-piece live band while the unforgettable scenes are projected onto a full-size cinema screen.

This new concert series will premiere in the U.S. September 21st at the Kings Theater in Brooklyn and September 28th at the Golden Gate Theater in San Francisco. Tickets go on-sale on May 24th 10:00AM PDT and can be purchased at www.demonslayerinconcert.com.

Produced by GEA Live and RoadCo Entertainment, in partnership with Aniplex of America, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba In Concert is more than a musical event and provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for anime fans and enthusiasts of the franchise to dive deep into the series' emotional depth and cinematic grandeur in a live setting for the first time ever. This awe-inspiring blend of music and visual storytelling showcases the celebrated anime title in all its glory.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba established itself as a leading anime title and was the most-watched series on streaming platforms for the first half of 2023. It's other accomplishments are Animation of the Year winner at the Tokyo Anime Awards, Anime of the Year at the Crunchyroll Anime Awards, Grand Prize winner of the 42nd Anime Grand Prix and Funimation's Animation of the Decade.

For more information about tour dates and ticketing, please visit www.demonslayerinconcert.com. All seasons of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba are available to stream on www.Crunchyroll.com.

About Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is based on the manga series by Koyoharu Gotoge published under SHUEISHA's JUMP COMICS, which consists of 23 volumes and over 150 million copies in publication. The animation production is by ufotable.

The story begins when Tanjiro Kamado, a boy whose family is killed by a demon, joins the Demon Slayer Corps to turn his younger sister Nezuko back into a human after she is transformed into a demon. In April 2019, the TV anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba first premiered with the Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc, followed by the release of the feature film Mugen Train in October 2020, and the TV series Mugen Train Arc and Entertainment District Arc from 2021 through 2022.

Starting in February 2023, the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- World Tour kicked off, followed by the TV adaptation of the Swordsmith Village Arc airing in April. In February 2024, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Hashira Training- was released in movie theaters worldwide featuring a special theatrical screening in over 140 countries and regions - surpassing the previous year's release. With the TV adaptation of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc confirmed to begin airing in May, a new chapter is about to unfold.

About GEA Live

Since its inception in 2003, GEA Live has delivered innovative live entertainment projects in more than 40 countries, becoming a global leader in the location-based entertainment sector. GEA Live has closely cooperated with the legend Maestro Ennio Morricone (representing him exclusively for all live touring) as well as with icons of music film industry such as James Newton Howard, Giorgio Moroder and George Fenton. In addition to producing live cinematic experiences such as the Johnny Cash Official Concert Experience or Elvis Live On Screen, GEA Live has produced live screenings with orchestra and choir of major motion pictures such as Spider-Man, Dirty Dancing, The Godfather, Titanic, La La Land, Twilight, The Hunger Games, Paddington and Amadeus. This journey has led to fruitful collaborations with renowned studios and IP giants such as Lionsgate, Viacom, Sony Pictures, Warner Brothers, and other global leaders in the branded entertainment landscape, earning GEA Live its well-deserved position as the most reliable and trusted partner for location-based entertainment projects worldwide.

About RoadCo Entertainment

RoadCo Entertainment is a producing and distribution agency specializing in live entertainment experiences. Formed in 2020, RoadCo is a collaboration between Sony Music Entertainment and independent touring entrepreneurs Stephen Lindsay and Brett Sirota, co-founders of The Road Company, a leading independent theatrical booking agency. RoadCo represents a broad roster of live events based on popular brands and pre-existing intellectual properties, as well as all-new immersive, interactive attractions for viewers of all ages.

About Aniplex of America

Aniplex of America, Inc. (Santa Monica, California) is a subsidiary of Aniplex, Inc. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan), a division of Sony Music Entertainment (Japan), Inc., and a leading provider of anime content and music production and distribution in Japan. The company's ever-growing lineup of shows includes: Sword Art Online, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST: BROTHERHOOD, Fate/stay night [Unlimited Blade Works], Fate/Zero, Kill la Kill, GURREN LAGANN, MONOGATARI series, anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day-, The Promised Neverland, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Lycoris Recoil, MASHLE: MAGIC AND MUSCLES, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, and many more. The company released the English version of the popular mobile game, Fate/Grand Order, in 2017, as well as the critically acclaimed mobile JRPG Disney Twisted-Wonderland in 2022.

About Crunchyroll

Crunchyroll connects anime and manga fans across 200+ countries and territories with the content and experiences they love. In addition to free ad-supported and membership Premium content, Crunchyroll serves the anime community across events, theatrical, games, consumer products, collectibles, and manga.

Anime fans have access to one of the largest collections of licensed anime through Crunchyroll and translated in multiple languages for viewers worldwide. Viewers can also access simulcasts—top series available immediately after Japanese broadcast.

Crunchyroll is available on 15 platforms, including most gaming consoles.

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