Anime studio ufotable declared on Thursday that the TV anime adjustment of Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga will debut on April 6 at 11:30 p.m., and will air on 20 all out channels including Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and BS11.
The initial five scenes of the anime will screen in 11 theaters in Japan for about fourteen days beginning on March 29. The dramatic form of the initial five scenes is titled Kimetsu no Yaiba: Kyōdai no Kizuna (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Bonds of Siblings).
Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Zestiria the X, Tales of Symphonia the Animation) is coordinating the anime at ufotable (Fate/Zero, Kara no Kyoukai, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu). ufotable is additionally credited for the contents.
Akira Matsushima (Maria Watches Over Us, Tales of Zestiria the X) is the character originator, with Miyuki Sato, Yōko Kajiyama, and Mika Kikuchi filling in as sub-character planners. Yuki Kajiura (Sword Art Online, Fate/Zero, Madoka Magica) and Gō Shiina (Tales of Zestiria the X, Juni Taisen: Zodiac War, God Eater) are making the music. Hikaru Kondo is creating the arrangement.
The manga appeared in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in February 2016, and is continuous.