Season 2 of Demon Slayer is almost here, and fans from all over the world wonder when they’ll get to watch episode 1 of the new season. Well, here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming episode’s release schedule.
Demon Slayer is one of the most popular Japanese anime series right now. Ufotable premiered the first season of the anime adaptation in 2019, followed by the sequel ‘Mugen Train’ movie.
Millions of worldwide anime fans love the anime because of its jaw-droppingly good animation and fantastic fight sequences. So, it’s no wonder that everyone is eagerly waiting for the second season to come out.
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Demon Slayer Season 2 To Begin With Mugen Train Arc
Initially, there were reports that Season 2 will kick off with the Entertainment District Arc in October. However, the studio confirmed last month that the second season would also feature the Mugen Train arc, and it will take the season’s first seven episodes. So, fans will have to wait until December to watch the Entertainment District Arc.
When Does Demon Slayer Season 2 Episode 1 Come Out?
When writing this post, Demon Slayer Season 2 Episode 1, “Flame Hashira, Rengoku Kyojuro,” is scheduled to release on Sunday, October 10th, 2021.
You can catch the episode on Crunchyroll and Funimation. Of course, premium subscribers will get the episode on October 10th; however, free users will be available to watch episode 1 next weekend. So, it’s best to take a subscription if you want to watch the premiere episode as soon as it comes out.
Crunchyroll officially confirmed on its website that Episode 1 of Demon Slayer Season 2 would be available to watch at 8:45 AM PDT (Pacific Timing) on October 10th.
Note that it’s a simulcast release, so the release timing may vary depending on your region. Anyway, to make it easier for you to track the episode, here’s the exact release timing for these regions:
- Pacific Time: 8:45 AM PT
- Central Time: 10:45 AM CT
- Eastern Time: 11:45 AM ET
- British Time: 4:45 PM BST
- Indian Time: 9:15 PM IST
Interestingly, the show creators confirmed that the first episode of Season 2 would feature events that weren’t in the Mugen Train movie. So, you have a good reason to watch the episode even if you are familiar with the story arc through the anime film.