Due to the popularity recently gained by the Demon Slayer franchise, the anime is now seen everywhere, even at places where you least expect it to be.
The recent Demon Slayer Movie: Mugen Train has become the talk of the town with its records!
The official Twitter account for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba announced on Friday that the popular characters of the anime will be seen in Cygames’ Granblue Fantasy smartphone game.
A collaboration event with the full-fledged smartphone RPG Grand Blue Fantasy will be held in December! The special PV will also be released for the first time! What do you think about the sky where people and non-human beings coexist by fluttering haori on a black collar? I hope you’ll see it all the way to the end.English Translation, Twitter Translate
Cygames’ official Twitter account revealed a promotional video for the upcoming collaboration.
[Granblue Fantasy] A new story is now being spun in the world of the sky! The next collaboration title is —— #Granblue FantasyEnglish Translation, Twitter Translate
The video features Tanjiro, Zenitsu, and Inosuke, beheading the Demons with their final moves.
Granblue Fantasy smartphone game currently has more than 18 million downloads, and it even inspired a 13-episode television anime series in April 2017. The second season was released in October 2019.
Cygames is also working on a PS4 version of the game, which will have a worldwide simultaneous release. This upcoming collaboration will surely boost the game’s popularity on a worldwide scale.
Since, Demon Slayer Movie: Mugen Train earned a total of US$197 Million and counting, making it the fifth highest-earning film in Japan, surpassing Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.
Apart from the movie and the series, the Demon Slayer manga also gained impressive rankings and broke major sales records in 2020.
About Demon Slayer
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotoge.
Its publication in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump began in February 2016 with 19 collected tankōbon volumes released as of present.
In a world filled with demons and demon slayers, Kimetsu no Yaiba follows the lives of two siblings Tanjiro and Nezuko Kamado. They persisted after a great tragedy – the murder of their family at the hands of a demon.
Nezuko emerges as a demon while Tanjiro sets to become a demon Slayer in an attempt to make his sister human again – and thus, begins their journey.