The special Japanese broadcast of the Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train anime film ended with an announcement that the Swordsmith Village Arc anime is scheduled to premiere in Japan in April 2023 with a one hour special.
It was also announced that the “World Tour Screenings: Demon Slayer: The Upper Ranks Gather and Onward to the Swordsmith Village” screenings will play in theaters in over 80 countries and territories from February 3, 2023. The screenings will include Episodes 10 and 11 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc, as well as the first Swordsmith Village Arc episode.
The World Tour screenings include those in the following cities and regions:
- Japan: February 3, 2023 in 418 theaters, including 41 IMAX screens
- Tokyo: Special screenings with guest appearances on February 4 and 5, 2023
- Los Angeles: February 18, 2023 at The Orpheum Theatre with Natsuki Hanae, a performance by Aimer, Yūma Takahashi (Tickets go on sale on January 7, 2023 at Ticketmaster)
- United States and Canada: March 3, 2023 in over 1,700 theaters in both English-subtitled and -dubbed versions
- Paris: February 25, 2023 with Yūma Takahashi
- Berlin: February 26, 2023 with Yūma Takahashi
- Mexico City: March 4, 2023 with Natsuki Hanae
- Seoul: March 11, 2023 with Akari Kitō, Yūma Takahashi
- Taipei: March 19, 2023 with Natsuki Hanae, Kengo Kawanishi, Kana Hanazawa, Yūma Takahashi