The highly anticipated 2024 Demon Slayer movie has created a lot of excitement among fans who enjoyed the first three seasons of the anime series. While the main characters have received considerable attention so far, this upcoming film will shift its attention to a plot without a central villain.
In contrast, previous story arcs such as the Swordsmith Village, Arcade, and Mugen Train all had specific villains.
This has fans wondering – will the series’ main villain Muzan appear in the 2024 Demon Slayer movie? It looks like Muzan won’t actually be in the upcoming Demon Slayer movie.
Instead, new storylines will be explored that serve as a bridge to the next part of the overarching story, where the level and intensity will reach new heights.
A closer look at Hashira Training will help you better understand the direction this film is going. The film seems to set the stage for the final confrontation, rather than focusing on battles with a single enemy.
Original scenes from the original 2024 animated film
The recently announced running time for the highly anticipated 2024 Demon Slayer movie is 1 hour and 44 minutes. Looking at the typical pacing and faithfulness to the manga on display in the anime so far, this show will likely carry over into the first episode of the next season, which is usually about an hour long.
Animation studio Ufotable has shown its commitment to accurately translating the source material instead of taking the liberty of adding more original anime scenes, allowing fans to enjoy the intended flow.
However, the Hashira Training section will only include a total of eight chapters. If the hour-long runtime covers roughly half of this brief plot, it seems like some added content is likely.
There’s good reason to believe that we might see some anime-exclusive scenes in the movie. Since this arc signals the build-up to an all-out war between demons and demon slayers, Ufotable had the opportunity to expand on this with some additional footage.
These additions can enhance character interactions and relationships, playing to one of Demon Slayer’s greatest strengths. The rich perspective promises to immerse fans even more in the next thrilling story.
In terms of key narrative events, this Hashira Training arc will focus on the Hashira demon hunters devising an intense training regimen designed to help other demon hunters unlock the Mark of Slayer their special demon.
The 2024 Demon Slayer movie could highlight the first Hashira meeting where this plan was formed, as well as some character interactions between fan favorites like Inosuke, Zenitsu, Tanjiro and Hashira’s select advisors.
Setting the stage for the return of Muzan Kibutsuji
As for the main villain Muzan Kibutsuji, he won’t actually appear in the 2024 Demon Slayer movie.
However, fans can expect him to reappear at the climax of Hashira’s training season, as he plays a key role in facilitating the transition to the next epic storyline of Infinity Castle.
Although absent from most of this set-up, demon lord Muzan continues to hatch his sinister plots, exploiting Nakime’s power to locate Kagaya Ubuyashiki.
Muzan then infiltrated the family of the weakened Demon Slayer Corps leader, who was suffering from a debilitating illness that left him nearly unconscious.
The season will likely end on a suspenseful cliffhanger as Muzan and Ubuyashiki come face to face just as the Hashiras and other demon hunters race desperately to reach their revered leader’s whereabouts in time. .
This intense confrontation will pave the way for the long-awaited all-out war to decide the fate of humanity against the demons.
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Tanjiro Kamado is a kind, intelligent protagonist who lives a humble but happy life with his family in the remote mountains. After his father passed away, young Tanjiro took on the role of family breadwinner, regularly going to the village to sell the coal they produced.
When he returns home on a tragic day, he finds his entire family brutally slaughtered by a demon, all except his sister Nezuko, who has been transformed into a demon but still shows her emotions. humans and rational thinking.
After a chance encounter with Giyu Tomioka, the Water Hashira, Tanjiro is sent to train under Sakonji Urokodaki, Giyu’s former teacher, to join the ranks of the Demon Slayer Corps and one day cure cure Nezuko’s illness.
After years of intense “Water Breathing” sword training, Tanjiro qualifies for the dangerous final selection exam, becoming one of only five survivors to officially become a Demon Slayer.
During this time, Sakonji also hypnotized Nezuko so that he would not harm humans.