Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc Anime's English Dub Debuts on May 28
Crunchyroll announced on Wednesday that it will debut the English dub for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Katanakaji no Sato-Hen) television anime on May 28 at 1:30 p.m. PDT/4:30 p.m. EDT. Crunchyroll is streaming a trailer for the dub.
The English dub cast includes:
- Zach Aguilar as Tanjiro Kamado
- Abby Trott as Nezuko Kamado
- Aleks Le as Zenitsu Agatsuma
- Bryce Papenbrook as Inosuke Hashibira
- Griffin Burns as Muichiro Tokito
- Kira Buckland as Mitsuri Kanroji
- Zeno Robinson as Genya
- Christopher Corey Smith (also known as Christopher Smith) as Hantengu
- Brent Mukai as Gyokko
The anime premiered on April 9 at 11:55 p.m. JST on Fuji TV with a one-hour special. Ahead of the new arc's premiere, two specials for the previous Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc anime aired on April 1 and April 8.
Crunchyroll is streaming the anime as it airs. In addition to English, it is also producing dubs for the anime in Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, and Hindi.
Theatrical screenings of the anime opened on February 3 in 418 theaters in Japan. The screenings included episodes 10 and 11 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc, as well as the first Swordsmith Village Arc episode. The screenings played in theaters in over 95 countries and territories.
Director Haruo Sotozaki, character designer and chief animation director Akira Matsushima, the animation studio ufotable, and the main cast are all returning for the new arc.
The first television anime of Koyoharu Gotouge's Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga premiered in April 2019. Aniplex of America licensed the series and streamed the show on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation. Adult Swim's Toonami programming block premiered the television anime in October 2019.
The Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime film began screening in Japan in October 2020. Crunchyroll and Funimation are streaming the film.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc, a seven-episode arc that adapts the Mugen Train film, premiered in October 2021. The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc (Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yūkaku-hen) television anime then premiered in December 2021 with a one-hour special. Funimation and Crunchyroll both streamed the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc anime.
Source: Press release