Netflix Adds the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Television Anime in the United States

Netflix has announced that it is now streaming the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime in the United States. The NX Twitter account described the release as the anime’s “first season.”

The anime premiered in April 2019, and it ran for 26 episodes. Aniplex of America licensed the series and is also streaming the show on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow. Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block premiered the television anime on October 12, 2020. FUNimation Entertainment began streaming the English dub on December 8, 2020.

The story of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is described as:

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself.

Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.

Source: ANN

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