Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Swordsmith Village special earned 1,158,765,410 yen (around 8,7 million USD) during its opening weekend in Japan. The special screening has since attracted over 813,000 viewers, including a special stage greeting. The US premiere will take place on February 18 in Los Angeles.
The first episode of the Swordsmith Village arc marks the start of the third season of the TV anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. The anime will premiere in April of this year. MAN WITH A MISSION and milet are performing the opening theme song "Kizuna no Kiseki."
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - To the Swordsmith Village is now the second-biggest February opening in Japanese history (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King still holds the top spot). It is also the second-biggest opening of the year, the previous being The First Slam Dunk.
Demon Slayer is a manga by Koyoharu Gotoge that ran from 2016 to 2020 in the Weekly Shonen Jump, which culminated in 205 chapters, divided into 23 volumes, and became a worldwide phenomenon in 2019. It was given an anime adaptation by the studio Ufotable in 2019, and the film has been released.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - Mugen Train was a smash hit in Japan and abroad. The second season of Demon Slayer was the Entertainment District Arc, which introduced a new Hashira – Tengen Uzui.