Demon Slayer Fans Feel Scammed After Swordsmith Village Arc Special Movie

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has returned to domestic theaters with an hour of new footage. However, it looks like some fans are not satisfied with what they got to see at the cinemas. Several tweets claim that the special Demon Slayer film, which introduces the Swordsmith Village arc from the manga, was a huge scam.

Demon Slayer Fans React To Special Swordsmith Village Arc Film

Demon Slayer: To The Swordsmith Village finally hit theaters over the weekend and not surprisingly, people flocked to the cinemas to be the first to see new footage from the third season. After all, the special film promised to preview the premiere episode of Demon Slayer Season 3.

But was it all worth the wait? Some fans are taking to Twitter to complain that they felt scammed after expecting a ton of new footage from the third episode. The common complaint is that there was only an hour of new content from the Swordsmith Village and the film simply threw in the last two episodes from the second season. WATCH OUT! SPOILERS BELOW!

Although there are a few complaints, it's clear that the special film was a huge hit with fans.

Demon Slayer Special Film Wins Big At The Weekend Box Office

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - To The Swordsmith Village hit theaters over the weekend and landed at the fourth spot on the weekend box office list as it took in $10,117,806 (via Box Office Mojo). It's an impressive feat considering that the animated film was up against Creed III, Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania and Cocaine Bear. It also teases a promising future for the anime's third season.

The special film is now screening in theaters across the US. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 3 is also titled To The Swordsmith Village and has not yet been given an official release date. However, the anime is already expected to return in April 2023.

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