An official English dub trailer of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba was released this Thursday on Aniplex of America’s Youtube channel. The trailer gives us a preview of the English dub voices of main characters Kamado Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, Tanjiro’s fellow mizunotos Zenitsu Agatsuma and Innosuke Hashibira, and hashira Giyu Tomioka. Check out the trailer here!
The video also names the voice actors for each character:
- Zach Aguilar as Tanjiro
- Abby Trott as Nezuko
- Aleks Le as Zenitsu
- Bryce as Innosuke
- Johnny Yong Bosch as Giyu
The English dub is directed by Steve Staley, who was also the voice director of the English-dubbed Gundam Build Drivers as well as The Promised Neverland.
The series will premiere on the Toonami block in English dub on October 12.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a shonen manga series written by Koyoharu Gotoge. It was first published in February 2016 in Weekly Shonen Jump up to present, with Shueisha publishing the series’ 16 tankobon volumes. The manga’s English license is currently held by Viz Media. An anime TV adaptation by famed studio ufotable aired from April to September 2019, with a sequel film announced on the series’ last episode.
The manga’s story is described by Anime News Network as such:
“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 Tanjiro, these rumors will soon to become his harsh reality. Ever since the death of his father, Tanjiro 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 Tanjiro 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 Tanjiro’s request to fight demons and turn his sister human again.”
Source: Anime News Network
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