Times Square was packed to the brim as Crunchyroll aired a two-minute promo for the show’s final episode on Saturday night. Demon Slayer: Swordsman Village Arc at the famous New York landmark. The crowd cheered when the massive screens surrounding Times Square went on air at 9 PM EST; many had arrived almost an hour earlier just to get a good viewing spot. The promotion ran for an hour, giving New Yorkers a taste of one of the most popular series of anime.
Crunchyroll’s promotion focused primarily on the main heroes and villains featured in the Swordsmith Village Arc, with stylish montages of each character in action on small screens juxtaposed with the character’s portrait on larger screens. At some point towards the end, the video announced in bold: “SERIES FINALE TOMORROW. GROW ALL.”
While the promotion was the highlight of the event, the participating fans made the night even more beautiful with their own special contributions. People chatted about memorable scenes, discussed who the best Hashira was, and expressed their feelings about the season. A few cosplayers showed up and posed for photos, which caused someone close to me to say “at least” to their friend at one point. to talk Dude to the hot Inosuke!” Crunchyroll reps also interviewed many excited attendees for their live stream and said: demon hunter shirts.
A group of fans even went so far as to introduce a tradition. demon hunter– themed cake for the event that the bakery is apparently reluctant to do. “We had to beg for about 40 minutes,” one of them told me as I cut into pieces of the crowd. “We really tricked the guy into letting us do that.” Good thing they fooled him though: by the end of the night, the cake was almost gone.
No matter how successful the event was, arguably my biggest takeaway was how excited everyone was to see it. demon hunter It is promoted in a place like Times Square. Even after the promotion went live, many remained and continued to watch as it replayed, snap photos and videos, and look for new details they might have overlooked. Others just took the opportunity to savor the moment and chat with others. demon hunter fans. “I’m not big on many anime, but I love it demon hunter, so I had to go out! a cosplayer told me. But when I asked him how he felt seeing an anime debut to such a large audience, he got straight to the point: “It’s time!”
end Demon Slayer: Swordsman Village Arc running crispy roll June 18 at 10:35 PDT. You can vote in our weekly poll. The season has already ended in Japan and a new season, Hashira Training Arcannounced.
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