Crunchyroll and Aniplex of America announced that Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Blacksmith Village Arc The English dub will premiere May 28 at 1:30 p.m. PT. The third overall season premiered on April 9, 2023.
The initial English cast includes:
Zach Aguilar as Tanjiro Kamado
Abby Trott as Nezuko Kamado
Aleks Le as Zenitsu Agatsuma
Bryce Papenbrook as Inosuke Hashibira
Griffin Burns as Muichiro Tokito
Kira Buckland as Mitsuri Kanroji
Zeno Robinson as Genya
Christopher Corey Smith as Hantengu
Brent Mukai as Gyokko
Crunchyroll is currently streaming the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, as well as its third season. The anime’s official English website describes the overall synopsis as follows:
This is the Taisho period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kind-hearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, her younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, was turned into a demon herself.
Although devastated by this dark reality, Tanjiro decides to become a “demon slayer” so he can turn his sister human again and kill the demon that slaughtered his family.
Returning production staff for Blacksmiths’ Village Arch understand Haruo Sotozaki as a director, Akira Matsushima as character designer/chief animation director, Koji Etou as artistic director, Yuuichi Terao as director of photography, and Yuuko Oomae as a colorist. Ufotable is in charge of the animation production for the series.
Meanwhile, the voice cast includes Hanae Natsuki like Tanjiro Kamado, Akari Kitō like Nezuko Kamado, Hiro Shimono like Zenitsu Agatsuma, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka like Inosuke Hashibira, Kengo Kawanishi as Mist Hashira Muichiro Tokito, and Kana Hanazawa like Love Hashira Mitsuri Kanroji.
The anime is based on the manga series by Koyoharu Gotouge, which was serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from February 15, 2016 to May 18, 2020. A total of 23 tankoubon volumes have been published. Viz Media publishes the manga in English.