Demon Slayer
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga‘s success is unavoidable that got impressing number of sales and even managed to outsell a lot of worldwide famous manga series and managed to compete with Eiichiro Oda‘s iconic One Piece manga.

The sales of the manga were actually boosted after the anime‘s original run as the success of the anime reflected on the manga lately and the numbers kept growing thanks to the supportive fans of the arrangement.

As was recently confirmed by the ICv2 site, the manga’s 11th volume ranked at #2 on NPD BookScan’s Top 20 adult graphic novels list for March.

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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga arrangement composed and outlined by Koyoharu Gotōge. The story follows Tanjirō Kamado, a little youngster who turns into a demon slayer after his family is butchered and his more youthful sister Nezuko is transformed into a demon. It has been serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump since February 2016, with its chapters gathered in 19 tankōbon volumes as of February 2020. The arrangement is distributed in English by Viz Media and simulpublished by Shueisha in English and Spanish on their Manga Plus stage.

An anime TV arrangement adjusted by Ufotable circulated in Japan from April 6 to September 28, 2019. The English adjustment started airing on Adult Swim’s Toonami lineup in October 2019.

The anime arrangement won a few honors at the 2019 Newtype Anime Awards, including best TV anime.

Aniplex of America portrays the anime:

”It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself.

Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.”


(C) Koyoharu Gotōge, Shueisha / “Demon Slayer” Production Committee”