The Demon Slayer game heads west in October

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The Demon Slayer game launches in this west this October, courtesy of publisher Sega.

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles, the official video game of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime, launches in Europe and North America on 15th October. T

The game launches on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One and PC via Steam.

Demon Slayer is a hugely popular Japanese manga that ran in Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020. There’s a 26-episode anime and a sequel film, which became the highest-grossing anime film and Japanese film of all time when it released in October last year. A second season is set for late 2021.

The video game is developed by CyberConnect2, the Japanese studio behind Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, the Naruto: Ultimate Ninja games, and the wonderful Asura’s Wrath.