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Tanjiro's Final Selection.

The Final Selection ( (さい) (しゅう) (せん) (べつ) Saishū Senbetsu?) is an entrance exam for individuals who seek to become a Demon Slayer of the Demon Slayer Corps. The exam takes place on Fujikasane Mountain, where Wisteria flowers bloom every season from the mountain's foot to its slope. The area around the mountaintop does not have any Wisteria flowers and is infested with Demons, which were caught alive and placed on the mountain by existing Demon Slayers. Since Wisteria is poisonous to Demons, the Demons remain trapped on the mountain top and cannot leave.[1]

The exam requires the examinee to survive seven nights on the mountaintop, without any outside aid. Candidates who successfully survive the seven nights are then permitted to become official members of the Demon Slayer Corps. At the end of the exam, they get to choose their own ore for their Nichirin Blade and, additionally, receive their own uniform and Kasugai Crow.[2]

Known Examinees

Examinees
Sabito
Makomo
Giyu Tomioka
Murata
Aoi Kanzaki
Sabito Makomo Giyu Tomioka Murata[3] Aoi Kanzaki[4]
Inosuke Hashibira
Tanjiro Kamado
Kanao Tsuyuri
Zenitsu Agatsuma
Genya Shinazugawa
Inosuke Hashibira Tanjiro Kamado Kanao Tsuyuri Zenitsu Agatsuma Genya Shinazugawa
Muichiro Tokito
Mitsuri Kanroji
Muichiro Tokito[5] Mitsuri Kanroji[6]

Trivia

  • Most prospective Demon Slayers train for at least one year before going to the Final Selection.[7]
    • Mitsuri Kanroji is the only known Demon Slayer to have entered Final Selection without training for at least one year, that being six months.[6]

References

  1. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 6.
  2. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 7.
  3. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 185 (Page 18).
  4. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 53 (Page 8).
  5. Kimetsu no Yaiba Second Fanbook.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Kimetsu no Yaiba Extra: Kyojuro Rengoku: Gaiden (Part 1) (Page 8).
  7. Kimetsu no Yaiba First Fanbook.
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