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When will Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc be released? Date, time, trailer and other details


For all the anime fans out there, you’ve hit the jackpot as the long awaited Season 3 release of Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc has finally been announced, and the fandom is excited to know what’s to come this season.

With the huge success of Demon Slayer season 2, fans couldn’t wait to see what the next sequel would be and what new character would join the force. As exciting as the Season 3 trailer looks with its first-rate visual experience and gorgeous graphics, it sets up the story for what is likely to be an epic sequel, with Tanjiro Kamado on a quest to locate Haganezuka to repair his sword.

Demon Slayer Season 3: New Character Introduction

Mitsuri Kanroji and Moichiro Tokito, the two new Hashiras who will play a crucial role in the upcoming plot, will be introduced in the new season. Viewers will also get to meet Hantengu – Upper Moon 4 and Gyokko – Upper Moon 5, the two formidable demons of Muzan’s Twelve Kizuki.

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Demon Slayer: Key word for the Swordsmith Village Arc

The anime craze has completely captured Generation-Z, greatly influencing their lifestyle and culture. With Demon Slayer being one of the most popular series in the anime industry hitting the screen sooner, fans are left wondering what this season has in store for them.

The new season comes with the promise of introducing powerful enemies like Tanjiro and company, who will be tested to their limits in the upcoming season of Demon Slayer.

Upper Moon 4, Hantengu, is known for his ability to create multiple identities capable of controlling his opponents, while Upper Moon 5, Gyokko, is a master of illusions capable of manipulating his opponents’ perceptions.

The opening music for Demon Slayer season 3: Swordsmith Village Arc will be written by MAN WITH A MISSION and Millet. Kizuna no Kiseki is the title song for the third season.

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The official cast members for Demon Slayer Season 3 are:

Demon Slayer Season 3’s official cast members have been revealed, and they include some of the best voice artists in the industry. Hiro Shimono will voice Zenitsu Agatsuma, Natsuki Hanae will play Tanjiro Kamado, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka will play Inosuke Hashibira, Kana Hanazawa will play Mitsuri Kanroji, and Kengo Kawanishi will play Muichir Tokit.

When and where do you watch?

Demon Slayer: Swordsmith Village Arc Episode 1 will be released on April 9, 2023. The series will premiere on Fuji TV affiliates, including NoitaminA and Ultra+, at 11.15pm JST and later on April 15, followed by Tochigi TV, TOKYO MX, BS11 and Gunma TV.

Global viewers can watch on:

While the wait for international viewers may take a long time as no release date has been officially announced, international audiences can count on Crunchyroll and Netflix for the release of Demon Slayer Season 3.

Crunchyroll is the most popular anime streaming platform where the previous seasons and the movie are available for free. The Swordsmith Village Arc is also likely to be added to Netflix, which contains Seasons 1 and 2 of Demon Slayer.

So, hold your breath, as the most anticipated anime series will premiere in no time.

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.