Demon Slayer

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (鬼滅の刃, Kimetsu no Yaiba, “Blade of Demon Destruction”[4]) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. It follows teenage Tanjiro Kamado, who strives to become a demon slayer after his family was slaughtered and his younger sister, Nezuko, turned into a demon. It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with its chapters collected in 23 tankōbon volumes. It has been published in English by Viz Media and simultaneously published by Shueisha on their Manga Plus platform.A 26-episode anime television series adaptation produced by Ufotable aired from April to September 2019. A sequel film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, was released in October 2020 and became the highest-grossing anime film and Japanese film of all time. An 18-episode second season of the anime series aired from October 2021 to February 2022. It featured one original episode, re-edited the Mugen Train film into six episodes, and then covered the “Entertainment District” arc from the manga in 11 episodes. A third season covering the “Swordsmith Village” arc is set to premiere in April 2023. Alternative Names: Blade of Demon Destruction; Demon Slayer; Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba; Guardianes De La Noche; Les Rôdeurs de la Nuit; Клинок, рассекающий демонов; ดาบพิฆาตอสูร เล่ม; 滅鬼之刃; 灭鬼之刃; 鬼滅の刃; 鬼滅之刃; 鬼灭之刃; 귀멸의 칼날Author: Gotouge KoyoharuArtist: Gotouge KoyoharuDemographic: ShounenGenre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Historical, TragedyTheme: Demons, Martial Arts, SupernaturalDescription:Since ancient times, rumors have abounded of man-eating demons lurking in the woods. Because of this, the local townsfolk never venture outside at night. Legend has it that a demon slayer also roams the night, hunting down these bloodthirsty demons.Ever since the death of his father, Tanjirou has taken it upon himself to support his mother and five siblings. Although their lives may be hardened by tragedy, they’ve found happiness. But that ephemeral warmth is shattered one day when Tanjirou finds his family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon. Adding to this sorrow, a demon hunter named Tomioka Giyuu arrived and was about to finish Nezuko off, but to his surprise she and Tanjiro started to protect each other. Seeing this oddity and Tanjiro’s promising fighting skills, Giyuu decides to send them to his old mentor to be trained.So begins Tanjiro’s life as a demon hunter, bound on a quest to cure his sister and find the one who murdered his entire family.MangaPlus