It was recently revealed that SEGA’s game Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- Sweep the Board!, a game based on Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, is coming to the West on April 26, 2024.
The standard edition of the physical version is available to pre-order as well.
Digital pre-orders will be announced at a later date. The news was accompanied by the unveiling of two new boards, Tsuzumi Mansion, and Mount Natagumo, both of which are shown here.
SEGA also detailed more of the minigames:
- Sneaky Sword Styling – Hide from Kanamori as you customize Inosuke’s jagged sword!
- Tanjiro’s Total Concentration Training – Help Tanjiro with his Total Concentration training!
- Team Memory Matching – A 2v2 team battle! Work together in a team to match cards with the same image.
- Knock ‘Em Out! Chanbara Swordplay – Trade blows with your opponent and try to push them out of the zone!
About Demon Slayer:
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge.
It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with its chapters collected in 23 tankōbon volumes.
The 26-episode 1st season by Ufotable was broadcast from April to September 2019.
October 2020 saw the release of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, a sequel that became the highest-grossing anime film and Japanese film of all time.
Demon Slayer entered its second season with 18 episodes, which debuted in October 2021 and concluded in February 2022, covering the Entertainment District arc.
Concurrently, in February 2023, a compilation film titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Swordsmith Village was released.
From April 2023 to June 2023, a third season consisting of eleven episodes was broadcast, showcasing the Swordsmith Village arc.
Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Demon Slayer as follows:
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon.
To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself.
Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.