How Many Episodes Of Demon Slayer Are There (2022 Edition)

So you want to know how many episodes of Demon Slayer are there before you start watching it? I understand why you’d want to know that beforehand considering there are some pretty long-running anime shows like One Piece and Naruto that have multiple seasons and hundreds and even thousands of episodes.

But that’s not the case with Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba because it’s a new-gen anime that’s only just begun and it has only a couple of seasons aired so far!

And the best part is that there are no filler episodes at all in this particular anime show. Yes, every episode in Demon Slayer is canon and you won’t be wasting your time watching it.

How Many Seasons of Demon Slayer Are There?

Currently, only 2 seasons of the show have aired, with one movie as well. The movie is canon too so don’t skip it as it’s a direct sequel to season 1 and you should watch it before you start watching season 2.

If you are wondering how to watch Demon Slayer in order, then it’s not a problem because it is a straightforward show without any convoluted plot.

So, many total episodes are there in Demon Slayer?

The total number of episodes, including both seasons, is 37. Plus, there’s a movie as well which you need to watch!

Are there any filler episodes in Demon Slayer?

Not at all. Unlike many other shonen shows, Demon Slayer follows a seasonal format and adapts only a couple of arcs in each season. This means that there are 0 filler episodes in the series.

How Many Episodes of Demon Slayer Are There in Season 1?

The first season of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba aired back in 2019 and it became an instant sensation because of the high-quality animation.

The first season had a grand total of 26 episodes.

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The story of the anime, in my opinion, is quite normal when you compare it to other shonen shows but the stunning animation combined with amazing soundtracks made the show one of the most popular shows of all time.

And it only managed to rise in terms of popularity because of the movie that followed season 1, and then later after season 2 dropped.

How Many Episodes of Demon Slayer Are There in Season 2?

The second season of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba started airing in December 2021 and finished in February 2022.

It covered the Entertainment District Arc and it had a total of 11 episodes!

Following the uber-successful movie, Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, there was a high expectation with not just the story but also the animation, and the studio behind the anime delivered in spades.

demon slayer season 2 episodes

Every frame was stunning, the animation for all the fight sequences was breathtaking and again, the soundtrack that went with all the scenes was phenomenal. There’s practically nothing wrong with season 2 of the show and the only thing negative about it was that it came to an end!

But we won’t have to wait for a long time for the next season because it’s been announced already and it will be sooner than later that we’ll watch the first episode of season 3.

What About the Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Movie?

After the first season of this shonen anime series finished airing, the studio decided to release a sequel in the form of a movie since the next arc was quite short compared to other arcs.

And what a movie it was!

The movie takes Tanjiro and company on the Mugen Train where they meet the Fire Hashira, Kyojuro Rengoku, and they fight against one of the Lower Moons who’s taken all the train’s passengers hostage.

demon slayer kimetsu no yaiba mugen train movie

But it’s not just the Lower Moon that they have to fight because Upper Moon 2, Akaza, also shows up to fight the Demon Slayers.

You need to watch the movie after season 1 and before season 2, and shouldn’t be skipped. There’s also an episodic recap of the movie that was aired at the beginning of season 2, but you can skip that and simply start watching the Entertainment District Arc.

How Many Episodes Will Demon Slayer Season 3 Have?

The upcoming season of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is going to cover the Swordsmith Village Arc and it is highly likely that it will also have a total of 10-12 episodes.

The season will have Tanjiro will be on his way to the Swordsmith Village to meet Haganezuka to repair his Nichirin sword, and we all know how Haganezuka is going to react to it. He’s going to be out for Tanjiro’s blood!

We will also see two new Hashiras this season, Muichiro Tokito, the Mist Hashira, and Mitsuri Kanroji, the Love Hashira.

demon slayer season 3 episodes

And to make things tough for the Demon Slayer Corps, they will be going up against two of the Upper Moons – Upper Moon 5, Gyokko, and Upper Moon 4, Hantengu.

Since Ufotable is back in charge of Demon Slayer season 3, you can expect the same quality as we have seen in the previous 2 seasons and the movie. In fact, I will go so far as to say that the third season is going to be much better both in terms of animation and storyline compared to what we have seen so far.


This brings us to the end of this article. You wanted to know how many episodes of Demon Slayer are there in total, and I answered your query.

I hope that now you know exactly how many episodes are there in each season of Demon Slayer. Since the number isn’t huge and since the show is highly addictive, you will be able to watch the complete series in just a few days; only a day or two if you take no breaks at all.

So, make sure to share the article with your friends so that they too can watch the show with you, and then you can go on raving about how good the anime is to your other friends!

Arbaz Khan

My name's Arbaz Khan, and I am the guy behind! Since I spent most of my time watching anime and reading manga, I thought of creating a website where I can talk about things I like. So here we are!

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