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Kimetsu no Yaiba

Kimetsu no Yaiba

Alternative Titles

English: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Synonyms: Blade of Demon Destruction
Japanese: 鬼滅の刃

Information

Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Feb 15, 2016 to ?
Authors: Gotouge, Koyoharu (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)

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Score: 7.671 (scored by 1319 users)
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Ranked: #23672
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Popularity: #1673
Members: 4,879
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Synopsis

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. For young Tanjirou, these rumors will soon to become his harsh reality...

Ever since the death of his father, Tanjirou has taken it upon himself to support his family. Although their lives may be hardened by tragedy, they've found happiness. But that ephemeral warmth is shattered one day when Tanjirou finds is family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon. To his surprise, however, Nezuko still shows signs of human emotion and thought... Thus begins Tanjirou's request to fight demons and turn his sister human again.

(Source: VIZ Media)

Background

As a part of the JUMP START initiative, the first three chapters of Kimetsu no Yaiba were published in English in VIZ Media's digital Weekly Shonen Jump on the same day as the Japanese release. The publisher has licensed the series for physical release as Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba under its Shonen Jump imprint.

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Apr 29, 2017
kuro00hana (All reviews)
Kimetsu no yaiba is the kind of manga that starts off slow, you feel like the author doesn't know what to do, but picks up later on when the mangaka introduces other characters, the characters are ALL lovable seriously! and Tanjiro's personality is not really your typical shonen stuff he's kindhearted and super sweet not hotblooded and impulsive, another good thing is the female characters they're all likeable and useful for a change i really like Nezuko and their brother-sister bond, as for the art many have commented that the characters sometimes look derpy but that's not bad either because it suits the funny moments. read more
Dec 10, 2017
tanukischarm (All reviews)
P/S : Again, i'm not native speaker. Sorry with my sucks grammar.
Why the hell am i here? Wow, seriously never crossed my mind will make this review.
I said, "you can't judge too soon" believe me even if it's not 100% for you.
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ATTENTION : I'm going to be a lot of bubbles here and there, get ready. Maybe, maybe.. just maybe there's spoiler? But i don't think so?

A little small flashback of experience from me :
I'm, one of people who is 'almost' abandoned/dropped this series. If i remember correctly, the very first time i read this was early 2017. And, i immediately felt read more
Nov 3, 2017
JOBEY-C1 (All reviews)
English.
I do not like to make reviews without having seen the complete product and I will do the review when the manga ends and I will give my final opinions but for now I will only dedicate to a recommendation of the current state of the work ...

History (6/10):
I will be honest, you will not find here silly and childish ideals of dreamers in the style of bnha or some other naruto 2.0, the story is solid but very solid, it starts strong with a premise with much emphasis on family issues with Tanjiro doing the impossible by save the soul of her sister turned read more

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