Demon Slayer is one of the most popular anime series today. The show first aired in 2019 and has since gone on to dominate the anime zeitgeist with only a single season and a movie currently available to stream.
For those who may not be familiar, Demon Slayer follows Tanjiro Mamado as he endeavors to become a Demon Slayer and cure his younger sister of the demon state she has been cursed with. With little content currently available in the world of Demon Slayer, you’ve probably already worked out the best binging order, but if you’re looking for confirmation, here’s the correct order in which to watch Demon Slayer.
Demon Slayer watch guide
Right now, the watch order isn’t that intense, but as more Demon Slayer content is made available, this article will be updated to reflect its chronological order of its storyline.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba (2019)
Adapted from the manga series of the same name, Demon Slayer’s first anime release tells the story of Tanjirou Kamado as he searches for a cure that will rid his sister Nezuko of her demon ailment. The boy learns more about demons and sharpens his skills as a hunter in this 26-episode anime run.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train (2020)
The first film in the Demon Slayer franchise tells the story of the Mugen Train arc from the manga, which takes place right after the first season of the show. Tanjiro and his team investigate a train that had seen more than 40 passengers go missing. The group teams up to take on the demon that has been inhabiting the transport.
Demon Slayer: Kimestu No Yaiba Season 2: Entertainment District Arc (2021)
Demon Slayer’s second season comes in after the Mugen Train film and tells another story from the show’s manga source material, the Entertainment District Arc. In this season, we meet more powerful characters than ever before both in the demon department and in the hunter department, prominently featuring Sound Hashira Tengen Uzui.
Demon Slayer: Kimestu No Yaiba Season 3: Swordsmith Village Arc (2022)
While it isn’t out yet, the next stop on your watch of Demon Slayer will be its third season, which adapts the Swordsmith Village manga arc.
If you’re eagerly awaiting more Demon Slayer content, then you may want to check out the manga series that inspired the anime. There are 23 volumes of Demon Slayer’s manga as well as multiple video games available to play on both mobile and console gaming devices.
Given the anime’s huge success, it’s likely that there will be plenty more Demon Slayer to come.