Kimetsu no Yaiba


Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Blade of Demon Destruction
Japanese: 鬼滅の刃
English: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
German: Demon Slayer
Spanish: Guardianes De La Noche: Kimetsu no Yaiba
French: Demon Slayer
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 6, 2019 to Sep 28, 2019
Premiered: Spring 2019
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:30 (JST)
Producers: Aniplex, Shueisha
Licensors: Aniplex of America
Studios: ufotable
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, Award WinningAward Winning, FantasyFantasy
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.461 (scored by 21213842,121,384 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1552
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6
Members: 3,071,501
Favorites: 91,228

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