March 21, 2023

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    All Nippon Airways
    IATA/ICAO Code:
    Airline Kind:
    Full Service Service
    Tokyo Haneda Airport, Tokyo Narita Airport
    12 months Based:
    Star Alliance
    Yuji Hirako

Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) has introduced that it’ll quickly reveal its third Demon Slayer livery, with the plane working underneath the brand new livery on October third. The plane being repainted is a Boeing 777 registered JA745A, and ANA will provide specialty objects impressed by the anime on the aircraft. The airline has chosen to sport characters from the favored anime to indicate its delight in its dwelling nation, which boasts a wealthy popular culture whereas encouraging a novel journey expertise.

Popular culture livery

The brand new livery will showcase three characters from the Japanese anime ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.’ The three characters embody the primary character Tanjiro and two fan favorites, Rengoku and Tengen. ANA expects the livery to be accomplished later this month. Along with a brand new paint job, passengers on the plane will discover a number of distinctive choices.


The brand new livery will include characters from the favored anime Demon Slayer. Photograph: ANA

The flight attendants will put on aprons impressed by one other fan-favorite character Kocho Shinobu. Every seat will probably be fitted with a headrest cowl that includes a picture of Tanjiro dressed as a pilot and his sister Nezuko dressed as a flight attendant. Drinks will probably be served in distinctive Demon Slayer-themed cups, and from September thirtieth, passengers can buy particular person stainless-steel water bottles with the plane livery printed on the aspect. They will even be given a commemorative memo pad on 4 of the plane’s first flights.

The plane will provide distinctive Demon Slayer themed headrest covers. Photograph: ANA

The airline has created the livery to supply a novel journey expertise whereas highlighting the nation’s popular culture. The Government Vice President of Buyer Expertise Administration & Planning at ANA, Tomoji Ishii, stated,

“The most recent’ Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ impressed livery is devoted to the return of an entertaining and distinctive journey expertise for our passengers. This partnership highlights Japan’s wealthy popular culture and restores a coveted in-flight expertise.”

Scheduled routes

The plane will embark on a 13-day tour flying particular routes earlier than it’s pushed into scheduled service on October seventeenth. In the course of the 13 days, it can go to 4 locations throughout Japan, together with Haneda, Fukuoka, Sapporo, and Itami. Under is a chart depicting the plane’s flight schedule for this tour.

Flight Quantity Departure Arrival
NH241 Haneda 7:25 AM Fukuoka 9:20 AM
NH246 Fukuoka 10:10 AM Haneda 11:50 AM
NH25 Haneda 1:00 PM Itami 2:05 PM
NH30 Itami 3:00 PM Haneda 4:15 PM
NH73 Haneda 5:00 PM Sapporo 6:35 PM
NH78 Sapporo 7:30 PM Haneda 9:05 PM

Enduring partnership

ANA started a partnership with anime firm Ufotable in December 2021. Shortly after, the airline had two Demon Slayer liveries painted. The primary entered service on January thirty first, and the second on March twenty sixth. Each plane had been Boeing 767s and sport comparable liveries with a couple of variations. They provide a novel in-flight expertise, with the flight attendants sporting aprons impressed by the well-known character Nezuko, and can use particular Demon Slayer-themed cups. The airline hopes to proceed this collaboration with the anime because it has seen excessive ranges of buyer approval for its new liveries and memorabilia.

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