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Kimetsu no Yaiba  
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Description
Tanjiro is the oldest son in his family who has lost his father. One day, Tanjiro ventures off to another town to sell charcoal. Instead of going home, he ends up staying the night at someone else's house due to rumors of a demon nearby in the mountains. When he gets home the following day, a terrible tragedy awaits him.

Type
Manga

Related Series
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Associated Names
鬼滅の刃
鬼灭之刃
귀멸의 칼날
Blade of Demon Destruction
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

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Latest Release(s)
c.78 by /a/nonymous (2d ago)
c.77 by /a/nonymous (10d ago)
c.76 by /a/nonymous (15d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
7 Volumes (Ongoing)

Completely Scanlated?
No

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User Rating
Average: 7.8 / 10.0 (70 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.44 / 10.0
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Last Updated
August 4th 2017, 11:27pm PST


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Year
2016

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Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Viz (TBA 2018)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #311 increased(+28)
Monthly Pos #305 increased(+70)
3 Month Pos #371 decreased(-1)
6 Month Pos #355 decreased(-22)

List Stats
On 597 reading lists
On 202 wish lists
On 7 unfinished lists
On 91 custom lists

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great   
Rating: 10.0 / 10.0
by kari+
September 16th, 2017, 8:24am
Im enjoying this manga so far. It has that flavor like rurouni kenshin and a bit of Inuyasha because of the demon parts. Art is nice and character design i like a lot. I hope the story stays strong. Im sure some of the story could be flesh out better but i am enjoying it a lot. Enjoying all the differe character personalities.

... Last updated on September 16th, 2017, 8:25am
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Kimetsu no Yaiba is SWELL. Love reading the zany, horror/sorrow-tinged adventures of 3 idiot swordsmen weekly   
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by Swifft
March 24th, 2017, 8:55pm
I really like this series! I'm happy it's doing well, because it deserves that. It's a fine adventure manga with an amusing trio of protagonists. I like pretty much the entire cast. Wrote a long review detailing just about everything I like about it. This manga is a treat.

Full review:
https://terrenceswiff.wordpress.com/2017/03/24/kimetsu-no-yaiba/
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Enjoyable   
Rating: 8.4 / 10.0
by Suxinn
September 26th, 2016, 2:42pm
As of chapter 31, it doesn't really set itself apart from other shounen action series in terms of premise or execution. It's not one that I would recommend to those who are apathetic towards this genre, but if you're at least somewhat interested, you can do a lot worse than Kimetsu no Yaiba.

The best thing about this series is probably the characters. They're a little trope-y at this point, without much significant depth, but they're a fun group to watch, and they have a unique dynamic that's unlike other shounens of its ilk. The relationship between Tanjiro and his sister is definitely the highlight. And I like how differently Tanjiro's growth (both physical and mental) has proceeded. He's powerful, but not too powerful that the fights become boring to watch. And there's some attempt to make fights more strategic than usual weekly shounen action series standards, so thankfully no shounen power-ups as of yet.

Rather than a revenge story, Kimetsu no Yaiba is a story first and foremost about saving people. Even with his entire family murdered by demons, Tanjiro still continues to believe in possible friendships between humans and demons. It's definitely refreshing to read about a protagonist who, although not a pacifist, hasn't lost that core goodness he began with. While the whole series is a bit amateur-ish in terms of plot/characters at this point, the heart of it is good, and it definitely has potential to develop further, which is more than I can say about a lot of other WSJ series currently running.
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Promising Jump series   
Rating: 9.9 / 10.0
by achyif
July 14th, 2016, 12:33pm
Interesting premise (even if it doesn't rock the boat that much), interesting art, interesting character designs, and decently written so far.
I hold high hopes for this series.
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