Sword of the Demon Hunter Anime Delayed to 2025

    It originally would've aired on June 27.

    The official website for the Sword of the Demon Hunter anime has revealed that, due to production issues, the production committee has delayed the series to 2025. The series would’ve initially premiered on June 27.

    Moto’o Nakanishi wrote the Sword of the Demon Hunter novel, light novel, and manga series. The novel ran from 2013-2016, the light novel from 2019-2023, and the manga series is still ongoing. The upcoming anime series was announced with the 14th and final volume of the light novel series, which shipped back in November 2023. The anime’s official website confirmed its initial release window in February 2024. It will now air next year.

    Sword of the Demon Hunter Anime Delayed, Now Airing in 2025

    Sword of the Demon Hunter

    The official website for the upcoming Sword of the Demon Hunter anime has confirmed that it will now air in 2025. Initially, the anime would’ve aired on June 27. According to the series’ production committee, Sword of the Demon Hunter has experienced numerous production delays, leading to it now necessitating a later premiere. In 2025, it will air in two consecutive parts.

    The cast of the anime is as follows:

    • Taku Yashiro as Jinta
    • Reina Ueda as Suzune
    • Saori Hayami as Shirayuki
    • Hiroshi Shirokuma as Dōga no Oni
    • Yui Kondou as Tōmi no Kijo

    The entire light novel series is available on Seven Seas Entertainment. They describe it as follows:

    For generations, a shrine has stood in the mountain village of Kadono, and for each generation the shrine has had an Itsukihime—its shrine maiden—and the maiden has had her guardian. During the Edo period, a young man named Jinta protects the town and the Itsukihime.

    When he confronts a strange demon in the nearby forest, it tells him that in the distant future a Demon God will threaten all people, everywhere, and it claims that the the Demon God’s rise to power springs from this very time and place, in the village of Kadono. So begins the centuries-spanning journey of a man tainted by demons, hunting through time to seek justice for what he’s lost, and to find a reason to keep on fighting.

    Lastly, the anime adaptation of Sword of the Demon Hunter will premiere in 2025.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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