Will Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie feature Giyu vs. Akaza in the rumored first film?

Will Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie feature Giyu vs. Akaza in the rumored first film

The Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie is currently in a state of rumors and predictions. While conversations have begun and are pointing towards a sequence of movies on the Infinity Castle Arc, it is important to understand how these various movies will present the important battles between the Demon Slayers and the Upper Moon Demons of Muzan’s brigade.

Fans and notable sources have started discussing how the Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie might feature the Giyu vs. Akaza fight as a primary to the first of its franchise.

What will the fight between Giyu and Akaza in Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie be about?

As per leaks, and mostly rumors, it has been suggested that the Water Hashira Giyu Tomioka and the user of Hinokami Kagura Tanjiro Kamado will engage in a gruesome and reflecting battle against Upper Moon Three Akaza in the debut movie of the Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie series.

Will Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie feature Giyu vs. Akaza in the rumored first film
Tomioka Giyu. (Image credit goes to Ufotable)

It is however true that the battle of Giyu and Tanjiro against Akaza remains an integral one in the narrative of the first half of the Final Battle Arc, but it is yet to be officially announced whether the rumored arguments are actually true and whether we would witness Akaza as the primary antagonist of the first installment.

The Giyu vs. Akaza battle would feature Giyu Tomioka mastering the Water Breathing Eleventh Form: Dead Calm technique, which would surprise even Akaza. Moreover, Tanjiro will put up a unique stand in the fight and employ both the Hinokami Kagura as well as the Fake Rainbow technique in the battle. The narrative is also supposed to dive deeper into Akaza’s character and explore the nuances of his being, which will be an introspective journey into the life of the conflicted demon.

What is the Infinity Castle Arc in Demon Slayer?

The Infinity Castle Arc in Demon Slayer is the first half of the Final Battle Arc, in which the Demon Slayers accompanied by the Hashiras will infiltrate the Infinity Castle and battle against the Upper Moon Demons. It is the eleventh arc of the series and succeeds the Hashira Training Arc. The various battles of the Infinity Castle Arc include the following:

  • Gyomei Himejima, Genya Shinazugawa, Muichiro Tokito and Sanemi Shinazugawa vs. Kokushibo
  • Mitsuri Kanroji and Obanai Iguro vs. Nakime
  • Shinobu Kocho vs. Doma
  • Zenitsu vs. Kaigaku
  • Kanao Tsuyuri and Inosuke Hashibira vs. Doma
  • Giyu Tomioka and Tanjiro Kamado vs. Akaza
Will Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie feature Giyu vs. Akaza in the rumored first film
Akaza – The Upper Moon 3. (Image credit goes to Ufotable)

The entirety of the series will contain some of the most brutal battles and the loss of some beloved characters. It will be heartbreaking to see some of the most beloved characters die and to confront such tragedies would require a heart like Tanjiro at best.

Will there actually be a Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie?

Although there hasn’t been any announcement or notification regarding the same, it is highly possible and extremely plausible that there will be a series of Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movies. These movies will focus on the various battles during the Infinity Castle Arc which not only demand exclusive dedication but also require exclusive narration in the first place.

Will Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie feature Giyu vs. Akaza in the rumored first film
Akaza might have a face-off with Tanjiro in the First Movie of Infinity Castle Arc. (Image snapshotted from @Asael_96 on Twitter)

It is not confirmed yet whether there will be a movie in the first place or not, but from what we have gathered and what we have heard from the likes of many, it is an interesting take on the Infinity Castle Arc itself. Dedicated movies would ensure that the stories are justifiably narrated and the characters experience the catharsis of their being in a way that they deserve.

Conclusion

The Demon Slayer Infinity Castle movie featuring the battle of Giyu vs. Akaza is highly possible and it will be an interesting breakdown of these characters itself. The dedicated movie will not only interrogate their innate personalities, but will also investigate their motivation and desires, their traumas and pain, and their sense of belonging and homelessness.

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