“Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” Blu-Ray Vol. 1 Set for June 2020

Aniplex of America announced it will release Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba on Blu-ray in both Limited and Standard Editions. The first volume will feature a special box art cover featuring Tanjiro Kamadeo designed by Akira Matsushima, the character designer for Demon Slayer. 

The Limited Edition will contain special illustrations, commentary from both the Japanese and English cast, and the soundtrack CD by composer Go Shiina. Volume 1 of the Limited Edition will contain the first 13 episodes and is set for 30 June 2020 while volume 2 will be released on 24 November 2020. 

Aniplex of America will partner with Funimation for the Standard Edition release. Volume 1 is scheduled for September 2020 and volume 2 is set for January 2021.

Aniplex of America describes the series as: 

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself.

Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a demon slayer so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.

A sorrowful tale of siblings in which the fates of humans and demons intertwine…begins now!

Source: press release

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