October is going to be an exciting year for anime fans other than Halloween. It’s been revealed by Aniplex of America that the upcoming the Demon Slayer anime movie has a movie date and a trailer to revealing the plot. According to Funimation, the anime movie is titled Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train and it will be released in theaters in October 16th. The movie takes place after the events of season 1. This movie covers the manga’s Mugen Train arc which was shown in volumes 7 and 8. In this arc, Tanjro and Nezuko and the gang board a train, but gets an unwanted demon guest. It’s up to him and his friends to take down the train and learn about this “Mugen Train”
Despite the good news for new anime seasons, COVID-19 is going to make us have to wait. On the plus side, it gives fans time to catch up on the source material like manga and light novels.
My Hero Academia season 5 confirmed!
If you been following My Hero Academia season 4, you probably already saw the season finale. Just because the season is over, the anime still has more to offer for fans. It’s been revealed in the Japanese issue of Weekly Shonen Jump that the superhero anime My Hero Academia will return for a season 5.
It’s unknown when will season 5 will be released but anime fans can expect more from this action packed series. Unfortunately for English Dub fans, we might get a little left behind in the season 4 last episodes. Due to COVID-19, the team behind Funimation has to work at home and office to produce the dubbed episodes. The episodes that have yet to be released is episodes 84-88. It’s unknown when exactly these episodes will be out and this is also affected Toonami’s anime schedule.
Sword Art Online
Even though it was announced that the final season of Sword Art Online Alicization – War of Underworld was going to be released on April, we might have to wait until summer.
Due to COVID-19 and how Japan is in lockdown, the final season of Alicization will be postponed and will be released in July 2020 instead. The final battle will be in suummer.