SEGA Announces English Version of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba game 

SEGA Announces English Version of Demon Slayer Game 

SEGA has announced the English version of the up and coming Demon Slayer game Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hinokami Keppūtan. This is given under the title Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles. The dates are yet to be announced but netizens expect it to be very soon! 

The information was announced in the official Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles website in a post. The game trailer is linked below, and the development report video can be found here. Read on for more information on the game.

 

The Demon Slayer game is developed by CyberConnect2 (Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot developers). It will be made available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam in most Southeast Asian regions.

Modes in Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles game

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There are two modes available: “Solo Mode” and “Versus Mode”. The “Solo Mode” follows the original story as followed in the anime, with Tanjiro as the protagonist. “Versus Mode” is an online multiplayer mode. It allows the user to challenge and fight other users locally or online. 

List of Characters in Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles game

Current list of characters that will appear in Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles:

  • Giyu
  • Inosuke
  • Makomo
  • Nezuko
  • Rengoku
  • Sabito
  • Shinobi
  • Tanjiro
  • Urokodaki
  • Zenitsu

Several more characters would be interesting to have in the game. More characters are likely to be added in the coming days.

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles game poster
Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles game poster 2021

Languages available

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There will be both Japanese and English Voiceovers available with the option to select either. Alongside this, subtitles in English, Japanese, and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional) are also available. It is still unconfirmed if more languages will be made available for subtitles. 

About Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer is a manga series by Koyoharu Gotouge. The manga was published in English by Viz Media. It was serialised into an anime by studio Ufotobe during the Spring anime season of 2019. A direct sequel movie Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train was also released soon after. A stage play is also available.

Volume 1 tankōbon cover for Kimetsu no Yaiba
Volume 1 tankōbon cover for Kimetsu no Yaiba

The story follows Tanjiro Kamado and his journey to becoming a demon slayer. He wishes so following the annihilation of his family and the curse that turned his sister into a demon.

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