Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is set to premiere April 2019, and the first promotional video has been released onto the internet.
The description of the series says:
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 cast includes:
- Natsuki Hanae as Tanjirou Kamado
- Akari Kito as Nezuko Kamadao
- Hiro Shimono as Zenitsu Agatsuma
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Inosuke Hashibira
- Takahiro Sakura as Giyuu Tomioka
The series is being adapted from the manga of the same name, and from the video that has been released, the series looks like it will something different to the current anime series that are out and airing on TV right now.