Demon Slayer is one of the most popular Japanese anime series right now. After watching the brilliant Mugen train movie, everyone in the anime community is waiting for Season 2 to be released.

Fortunately, we’re getting a second season this year, but other than that, Demon Slayer is also getting a new novel. The creators revealed the novel in Weekly Shonen Jump issue 32 and is entitled Kimetesu no Yaiba Novelize: Yūkaku Sennyū Daisakusen-hen (Operation Infiltrate the Entertainment District Arc).

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Official Arc Trailer

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Official Arc Trailer

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Demon Slayer inspired new novel

As reported by the Anime News Network, Shuka Matsuda, author of The Seven Deadly Sins: Seven Scars They Left Behind, is writing the novel. On the other hand, Gotouge works on the illustration.

In case you’re wondering, the novel will be shipping on July 16, 2021. So you can note this date in your calendar.

The novel will adapt three volumes (Vol. 8-11) from the original Demon Slayer manga. Interestingly, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District is the story arc featured in these volumes, the same arc that the anime’s second season will cover.

For strangers, Entertainment District is the eighth arc in the manga series. In this arc Tanjiro, Inosuke and Zenitsu accompany the sound of Hashira, Tengen. According to the description of the arch, the four will gather to find Tengen’s wives who are missing while hunting demons in Yoshiwara District.

As mentioned earlier, the second season of the anime adaptation will have the same story. However, as of the writing of this article, there is no exact release date for Season 2. So while waiting for the anime to return, Manga readers can experience the Entertainment District Arc through the new novel.

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Shiv is a video game enthusiast who loves to explore everything that goes on in the gaming community. He particularly likes competitive games, even if he loses most of the time. He is an entertainment and gaming reporter for DualShockers.