Aniplex revealed a new promotional video for the fourth season of the anime adaptation of the manga Koyoharu Gotouge, Kimetsu no Yaibatitled as Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hashira Training Arc (Pillars Training Arc). The video confirms that Its premiere is scheduled for Spring-2024 (April-June) in Japanin addition to revealing that Its premiere episode will be a one-hour special. A statement also announced that the film Kimetsu no Yaiba -To the Hashira Training-which includes the last episode of the third season along with the first episode of the fourth season, will be shown in cinemas in 140 countries around the world starting February 23, 2024.
The third season aired during the season of Spring-2023 (April-June) in Japan and had a total of eleven episodes, while the platform Crunchyroll was in charge of its distribution in the West. Besides, Koyoharu Gotouge published the original manga through the magazine Weekly Shonen Jump from the publisher Shueisha between February 2016 and May 2020, compiling the work in a total of twenty-three volumes.
General Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba
Tanjirou Kamado lives with his impoverished family in a remote mountain. As his older brother, he assumed the responsibility of ensuring the sustenance of his family after the death of his father. On a cold winter day, he goes down to the local village to sell charcoal. At nightfall, he is forced to spend the night in the house of a curious man who warns him of the existence of strange creatures that roam the night: malevolent demons that crave human flesh.
When he finally gets home, Tanjirou’s worst nightmare comes true. His entire family has been brutally slaughtered, with the sole exception of his sister Nezuko, who has become a flesh-eating demon. Filled with hatred and despair, Tanjirou desperately tries to stop Nezuko from attacking other people, embarking on a journey to avenge his family and find a way to turn his beloved sister back into a human.
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