“Why is Muzan here?”: Demon Slayer Fans Cannot Stop Pointing Out Uncanny Similarity Between Iconic Villain and DC’s Clayface in Suicide Squad Isekai

Demon Slayer fans have noticed strong resemblance between Muzan and Clayface in Suicide Squad Isekai, and they can't stop talking about it.

Demon Slayer Fans Cannot Stop Pointing Out Uncanny Similarity Between Iconic Villain and DC’s Clayface in Suicide Squad Isekai

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  • Warner Bros. Japan is launching a new anime series, Suicide Squad Isekai, inspired by DC Comics' Suicide Squad.
  • The anime is scheduled to debut in 2024.
  • Fans have observed resemblances in the designs of Clayface from this anime and Muzan from Demon Slayer.
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Warner Bros. Japan will release a new anime series called Suicide Squad Isekai, based on DC Comics’ Suicide Squad. It’s animated by Wit Studio, directed by Eri Osada, and set to premiere in 2024.

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Suicide Squad Isekai
Suicide Squad Isekai

The show features screenwriters Tappei Nagatsuki and Eiji Umehara, character designer Naoto Hosoda, and composer Kenichiro Suehiro. Manga artist Akira Amano provides the original character drafts, and Tomoyasu Hotei performs the opening theme, “Another World.”

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In the trailer, we see DC Comics villains now acting as reluctant heroes. Fans noticed similarities between Clayface in this anime and Muzan from Demon Slayer in their designs. The trailer has excited viewers, drawing connections between iconic characters from different popular anime series.

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Demon Slayer Fandom Abuzz After Seeing Muzan in Suicide Squad Isekai

A X/Twitter post by DiscussingFilm shared the first poster of the upcoming anime adaptation of DC’s Suicide Squad, set to release in 2024.

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The post displays the poster in which the characters are revealed. Many fans noticed that Clayface in the Suicide Squad Isekai looks just like the main villain, Muzan, from Demon Slayer.

Kibutsuji Muzan
Kibutsuji Muzan

After noticing this, Demon Slayer fans cannot stop pointing out the uncanny similarity between the iconic villain Muzan and DC’s Clayface in Suicide Squad Isekai.

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Fans responded at the post asking “why is Master Muzan in the Suicide Squad?”

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Fans made funny comments about Muzan. One fan called him their “favorite Suicide Squad member,” and another said, “ClayFace also joined the Smooth Criminal Gang” while sharing pictures of Michael Jackson and Muzan.

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Suicide Squad Isekai Anime Trailer Showcases DC Comics Villains’ Epic Transformation

Warner Bros. released a trailer for their upcoming anime “Suicide Squad ISEKAI,” featuring DC Comics villains-turned-heroes.

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The teaser introduces major characters like Joker, Harley Quinn, Peacemaker, Deadshot, King Shark, Clay Face, and Amanda Waller. While the plot is unclear, the trailer suggests Harley Quinn may be the reason for an adventure to another world. Yet, Deadshot mentions they have a mission, and Amanda Waller threatens to blow their heads off in 60 hours.

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Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad Isekai
Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad Isekai

The group, behaving like supervillains, fights the world’s inhabitants upon arrival in what seems like a fantasy isekai setting. The trailer is impressive, and the confirmed 2024 release aligns it with other anime like “Bleach: Thousand Year Blood War” part 3 and “Oshi No Ko” season 2.

This collaboration between a Japanese studio and a foreign company is not the first, with Adult Swim and Mappa working on a sci-fi anime, and Netflix and Science SARU releasing “Scott Pilgrim Takes Off.”

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Written by Tanmay Jha

Tanmay writes about anime for FandomWire. He's currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. With a passion for animation and graphics, he has authored over 240 articles on anime, sharing insights and reviews with fellow fans, seamlessly combining his love for animation with journalism.