The English release of the Demon Slayer fighting game, Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Hinokami Chronicles, was recently announced by SEGA. The game is coming in 2021, with no confirmed release date, states the official site.
Demon Slayer: The Hinokami Chronicles English Dub Release Confirmed
The popular Japanese fighting game based on the anime Demon Slayer, Kimetsu no Yaiba Hinokami Keppuutan, is now coming to the West with its localized title, Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Hinokami Chronicles.
The game was developed by CyberConnect2, a studio known for anime fighting games like Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm, and is now being localized by SEGA Asia. For the Asian release of the game, players will have access to both Japanese and English voiceovers, and subtitles in English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.
A Development Report of the game was recently released, where you can view the game in its current stages of production.
The game will have two modes, a story mode and a Versus mode. In story mode, you play as the series' main character Tanjiro Kamado, and follow him on his quest to save his sister. In Versus mode, you and another player can choose from a roster of Demon Slayer characters, and battle each other in a 1-v-1 setting. Both online and offline multiplayer are supported.
Here are the playable characters that we know of so far:
- Tanjiro Kamado
- Nezuko Kamado
- Inosuke Hashibira
- Zenitsu Agatsuma
- Giyu Tomioka
- Sakonji Urokodaki
- Shinobu Koucho
- Kyojuro Rengoku
- Tanjiro Kamado (Hinokami Kagura)
The game will be released in 2021 on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.
Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Hinokami Chronicles will likely be a great success in delivering the full experience of the Demon Slayer anime. Even though the original manga has drawn to a close, Demon Slayer is continuously providing new adaptations to satisfy fans of the hugely popular franchise.