In case your life wasn’t already anime sufficient: the subsequent recreation from the creator of Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot relies on the mega-popular sequence Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba for PlayStation 4. Before robust January gross sales for Kakarot all over the world, developer CyberConnect2 was higher often known as “that studio that makes all of the Naruto games and Asura’s Wrath that one time.” Times change, and on the back of 1.5 million units of Kakarot sold in January, the Japanese developer is getting again to work with one of the crucial common Shonen anime franchises round.
Announced by the writer of the anime sequence Aniplex, the tentatively titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Hinokami Keppuutan appears to have inherited the incredible visuals of Kakarot, with a cel-shaded overtone that resembles that of Street Fighter IV. While no arduous particulars of the particular gameplay have emerged, one can assume that CyberConnect2’s trademark beat-em-up fight fashion will play a job.
The story of Demon Slayer follows Tanjiro Kamado, a toddler in a feudal Japan setting who units off on a path of revenge after the homicide of his household and demonification of his youthful sister, Nezuko. The recognition of Demon Slayer has risen since its 2018 launch, with a 90% score on Rotten Tomatoes and a primary slot on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim anime lineup. If you’re into swords, angst, and waifu demon women spraying blood in each route then the anime–and the upcoming recreation–is perhaps your kind of leisure.
The production video alongside the Aniplex announcement revealed a 2021 launch date for Japan. It’s arduous to inform how a lot the shifting to a brand new console era and that far out of publishing date will have an effect on the thrill for the sport, but there’s still plenty of reasons to be excited when CyberConnect 2 is involved.