The thunder has roared wildly ever since the ending of Demon Slayer Entertainment District Arc. Season 2 of the Koyoharu Gotouge written by Kimetsu No Yaiba Anime adaptation of the manga of the same name has been a hog ride. Simply because of the Flame Hashira who shined during Mugen Train. And then another in the last arc. But with Demon Slayer Season 3 a reality, what exactly is this world tour about? And how do you attend it in theatres? We got you covered.

What is The Demon Slayer World Tour?

Demon Slayer World Tour to the swordsmith village arc season 3 premiere in US
Image Courtesy of demon slayer official website/

 

Simply explained, The Demon Slayer World Tour named To the Swordsmith Village is a long movie episode.

  1. It will feature the final few episodes (and scenes) of the Entertainment District arc from Season 2.
  2. It will then feature the opening episode of Swordsmith Village Arc, which is Demon Slayer Season 3 Episode 1.

For the uninitiated, it was announced that the release of Demon Slayer Season 3 Episode 1 will not be a 22-minute run. Unlike usual anime episodes, the Kimetsu No Yaiba Season 3 premiere is an epic 50 minutes long episode.

When will the Demon Slayer World Tour begin?

Demon Slayer Season 3 Release
Demon Slayer Season 3 Swordsmith arc key visual, courtesy of @AnimeTv_Jp
  1. The World Tour will begin in Japan on February 4 and 5, 2023.
  2. Following this two-day premiere of the world tour is a schedule for North America. Namely, Los Angeles will premiere the To The Swordsmith Village World Premiere at the Orpheum Theatre Downtown. 

This is scheduled for February 18, 2023. 

What else will the World Tour feature?

The premiere will feature the To The Swordsmith Village movie. This, as mentioned beforehand, is the concluding episode of the previous season with the introductory first episode of the Demon Slayer Season 3.

  1. But other than that, the world tour is special in the sense that other than the movie/episode screening, it will also feature appearances of some notable personas.

  • Natsuki Hanae, the voice actor of Tanjiro Kamado will join Aniplex producer Yuma Takahashi.
  • Joining them will be the phenomenal vocal artist, Aimer. This brilliant music artist has made quite the rounds in the anime community. She also sang the ending song of the Entertainment District arc.

Premiere in other locations

Zenitsu Inosuke and Tanjiro
Zenitsu Inosuke and Tanjiro, courtesy of IMDB

After the Los Angeles premiere, the entire North American continent will see multiple screenings across different nations.

The premiere of other notable places are the following –

  • Paris, France – February 25
  • Berlin, Germany – February 26
  • Mexico City, Mexico – March 4
  • Seoul, South Korea – March 11
  • Taipei, Taiwan – March 19

Where to buy Tickets for Demon Slayer World Tour in the US?

To buy the tickets for the Los Angeles Demon Slayer World Tour premiere, visit this site here. Tickets go live on January 7, 2023. 

What is the Demon Slayer Swordsmith Village arc all about?

  • The Demon Slayer Swordsmith Village arc is the newest rendition of the anime’s third season. Adapting the manga arc, the anime’s third season will tell the story of Tanjiro Kamado who travels to the Swordsmith village. He shall explain to the maker of his former sword, why his sword got broken.

Tides will really take a turn for hell when two upper-class demons confront our protagonists. If you have noticed so far, it’s easy to see a pattern. The recent arcs have all featured a central Hashira surrounding whom the story has progressed. While Mugen Train took the spotlight of Rengoku Kyoujuro, the Entertainment arc was the tale for sound Hashira Tengen Uzui.

The key player of Demon Slayer Season 3 

  • The Swordsmith Village arc is notably Manga’s most pivotal story arc. Although starting from the Mugen Train story, everything in Demon Slayer manga picks up pace. Mist Hashira Muichiro Tokito will have an enraging role to play.

How his character reaches the anime fanbase is something to wonder about and await. Are you excited for Season 3 and its world tour premiere? Let us know in the comment section down below.

SOURCES: Demon Slayer Anime Website

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