Already on February 24 in Japan, a special illustration was published to commemorate the birthday of the character Shinobu Kochou, the Insect Pillar of the Demon Hunters in the Kimetsu no Yaiba multimedia franchise.
On the other hand, Koyoharu Gotouge began the publication of the original manga in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine in February 2016, and ended it in May 2020 with a total of 23 compiled volumes. The work also inspired multiple spinoff series and a novelization.
The play inspired a 26-episode anime adaptation produced by Ufotable Studios, directed by Haruo Sotozaki and released in April 2019. The feature film Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen was subsequently produced, which was released in October 2020. , and finally the production of a second season, titled Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku-hen, for this year is confirmed.
Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba
In the Taisho era in Japan, Tanjirou Kamado is a kind and intelligent boy who lives with his family in the mountains. Tanjirou has become the head of his family after the death of his father, making constant trips to the village at the foot of the mountain to sell firewood and charcoal. However, his life changes when one day, when he returns home later After spending a night out, he discovers that his family has been killed by a demon. Tanjirou and his sister Nezuko are the only survivors now, but she has been turned into a demon, although she surprisingly still displays emotions and seems to have a sense of reason. After an encounter with Giyuu Tomioka, a demon hunter; Tanjirou decides to become a demon hunter to hunt down the murderer of his family and find a way to return Nezuko to normal.
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