Demon Slayer’s beloved cast of characters will come to life in the upcoming theatrical version of the Entertainment District Arc.
The Entertainment District Arc is one of the most famous storylines in Koyoharu Gotouge’s iconic series. As detailed on Crunchyroll, the production team recently revealed a series of new character posters featuring the main cast. A newly released image also reveals an interesting confrontation between Tanjiro, Daki, and Gyutaro. The first round of performances will be held from November 11 to 19 at Mielparque Hall in Osaka, Japan. Production will then switch locations, taking place at Tokyo’s Dome City Hall from December 1 to 10.
The role of Tanjiro Kamado will be played by Japanese actor and singer-songwriter Shogo Sakamoto, who previously played Riku Haruma in Studio Gonzo’s Try Knights anime. The cast includes Karen Takahashi (Tanjiro, Nezuko’s younger sister), Keisuke Ueda (Zenitsu Agatsuma), Yugo Sato (Inosuke), Ryoshiro Tsuji (Tengen), Arisa Hirunagi (Hinatsuru) and Tomoki Hirose (Kagaya Ubuyashiki Demon Army) . The villains Daki and Gyutaro will be played by Rina Satake and Yusuke Yoyama, respectively.
The Entertainment District Arc follows Tanjiro and his crew as they investigate the mysterious disappearance of three women with close ties to the Demon Legion’s Hashira sect. To accomplish this, the group disguises themselves as women and infiltrates the popular entertainment district where the women were last seen. Eventually, the path leads them to High-ranking Demons Daki and Gyutaro, who are using the district as a base of operations and plan to use high-ranking prostitutes as tools for their evil schemes. they. This part takes place in Chapters 67-97 of the original manga.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba by Koyoharu Gotouge was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020. The story revolves around Tanjiro Kamado, a boy who works hard to provide for his family after his death. of his father. One day, Tanjiro’s life was turned upside down when a demon massacred his remaining family, leaving the demon-transformed Nezuko as the sole survivor. However, somehow she still retains a part of her humanity. Determined to save his sister, Tanjiro sets out on a journey to return her to normal, while training to become a powerful demon slayer. Ufotable later adapted the manga into a successful anime series, including the aforementioned Entertainment District Arc. The latest installment includes the manga’s Swordsman’s Village Arc, in which Tanjiro fights off two powerful high-level demons named Gyokko and Hantengu.
Demon Slayer’s Entertainment District Arc theatrical production will premiere on November 11, Ufotable’s Demon Slayer anime series is available on Netflix and Crunchyroll.