Sony Music Entertainment Japan owns and operates an anime and music production firm in Japan. Fullmetal Alchemist, Sword Art Online, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Fate, the Monogatari series, and Angel Beats! are just a few of the anime programs that Aniplex has worked on, Rurouni Kenshin, The Promised Neverland, and others. Aniplex also makes and sells music and soundtrack CDs, including the original soundtracks for all of Sony Interactive Entertainment’s computer and video games.
Aniplex also engages in retail merchandising, manufacturing popular character-themed toys, games, stationery, food, and other merchandise. Furthermore, Aniplex organizes events to promote its anime properties. For example, in 2005, Aniplex launched the Fullmetal Alchemist Festival, which began with the Fullmetal Alchemist Tour at Universal Studios Japan.
Aniplex has published a new trailer for Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Keppu Tan, also known as Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles. The teaser features a strange group of characters, specifically the Demon Slayer Academy (Kimetsu Gakuen) spin-Tanjiro off’s Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, and Giyu Tomioka.
Giyu Tomioka is a stern physical education instructor, whereas the Kamado siblings are pupils.
Although the original teaser is only available in Japan, you may view a reuploaded version here, which includes images and artwork from the press release.
CyberConnect2 is currently working on Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Keppu Tan, a Demon Slayer game.
If you want to see more, there’s a new set of pictures and another one, with Japanese trailers for Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko, Inosuke Hashibira, and Zenitsu Agatsuma, Giyu Tomioka, and Sabito and Makomo, as well as movies introducing Sabito and Makomo. In addition, Shinobu Kocho was revealed in a trailer, Kyojuro Rengoku in another, and Tanjiro Kamado in his Hinokami Kagura form.
The game will be released in 2021 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC in Japan and Asia.
While a western release has yet to be confirmed, we do know that the game will be released in English in Asia through Sega’s local division. The English title will be Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles. At this point, we don’t know if this localization will spread to the west.
Koyoharu Gotouge created a manga series that he wrote and drew. Tanjiro Kamado sets out to become a demon slayer when his family is murdered and his little sister Nezuko is turned into a demon. It was serialized in Shueisha’s shonen manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with chapters collected in 23 tanks on volumes. Viz Media published it in English, while Shueisha sims published it on their Manga Plus site.
From April to September 2019, a 26-episode anime television series adaption created by Ufotable aired in Japan. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train, a sequel film, was released in October 2020 and became the highest-grossing anime and Japanese film of all time. In late 2021, a second season will premiere.