AX 2019: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Coming to Toonami

It was announced by Aniplex of America at Anime Expo that Adult Swim’s Toonami will air the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba television anime series. Despite this announcement, it hasn’t been stated when it will air on the network’s anime block.

One thing that was announced, though, is that the airing of the anime will be with the English dub! describes Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba as follows:


Since ancient times, rumors have abounded of man-eating demons lurking in the woods. Because of this, the local townsfolk never venture outside at night. Legend has it that a demon slayer also roams the night, hunting down these bloodthirsty demons. For young Tanjirou, these rumors will soon to become his harsh reality…

Ever since the death of his father, Tanjirou has taken it upon himself to support his family. Although their lives may be hardened by tragedy, they’ve found happiness. But that ephemeral warmth is shattered one day when Tanjirou finds his family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon. To his surprise, however, Nezuko still shows signs of human emotion and thought…

Thus begins Tanjirou’s quest to fight demons and turn his sister human again.

The anime began airing in Japan on April 6 and is continuing to air currently.

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