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‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc’ English Dub Arrives on Crunchyroll

The series, based on Koyoharu Gotoge’s manga, follows Tanjiro Kamado as he joins the Demon Slayer Corps; show debuts May 28 with new episodes dropping weekly.

Crunchyroll has announced that the English dub of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc will begin airing May 28 at 1:30 PM PT, with new dubbed episodes dropping weekly.

The series, based on Koyoharu Gotoge’s manga series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, follows Tanjiro Kamado after a demon kills his family. He decides to join the Demon Slayer Corps in hopes of turning his younger sister Nezuko back into a human after her transformation into a demon.  Tanjiro’s journey leads him to the Swordsmith Village, where he reunites with two Hashira, members of the Demon Slayer Corps’ highest-ranking swordsmen - Mist Hashira Muichiro Tokito and Love Hashira Mitsuri Kanroji. With the shadows of demons lurking near, a new battle begins for Tanjiro and his comrades.

The first episode of the English dub for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc premiered in movie theaters around the globe during the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Swordsmith Village- World Tour advance screenings in Tokyo, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Paris, Berlin, Seoul, and Taipei. Special guests included Natsuki Hanae, the Japanese voice of main character Tanjiro Kamado, and Aniplex producer Yuma Takahashi, in addition to a performance by Aimer in select cities.

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.

The English voice cast for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Swordsmith Village Arc 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 as Hantengu; and Brent Mukai as Gyokko.

Dubs for the series in Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, and Hindi are currently in production.

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