Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba is a Japanese manga that follows Tanjiro Kamado, who has set his sights on becoming a demon slayer and fight against the top demons following the horrific events of his sister and family. The manga is one of the best selling of all time and the anime has seen much success worldwide, generating approximately USD$2.6 billion in sales as a franchise. With the success of the anime and manga in the West, it is no surprise that at the Summer of Gaming 2021 showcase, Sega announced that Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Hinokami Chronicles will be coming to the West. The game is set to release on 15th October 2021 and will be available on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and Steam. The physical standard edition is currently available for pre-order while the Digital Standard and Deluxe Edition, although currently unavailable, provide a ton of rewards for its purchase.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Hinokami Chronicles is developed by Cyberconnect2, a company best known for its work on Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot and Naruto: Ultimate Ninja. In the game, players will take control of Tanjiro as he goes on an adventure with allies against the demons. His ultimate goal is to avenge and protect his sister Nezuko. He must engage in various battles while mastering his techniques and abilities. Players will be able to relive the memorable moments of ‘Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc’ and the ‘Mugen Train Arc’. The game will feature voice work from the original English and Japanese language cast.
In the reveal trailer, the artwork, combat and voice acting showcase was unique and very good quality.