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The Final Selection Arc is the first arc of Kimetsu no Yaiba. This arc focuses on Tanjiro Kamado's next step after his family was slaughtered, and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko Kamado, turned into a Demon. He must now train in order to pass the Final Selection.

Synopsis

Tanjiro seeks out Sakonji Urokodaki and undergoes training to become a Demon Slayer. While preparing to partake in the Final Selection, an event where individuals are left to fend off Demons for seven nights, he encounters Sabito and Makomo who helped train him. At the selection, Tanjiro encounters a mysterious Demon with a grudge against Sakonji and discovers a long backstory between the two than what he had originally expected.

Significant Events

Storyline

Final Selection Arc

Tanjiro Kamado heads into the village to sell coal
Tanjiro's original appearance
Murder of the Kamado Family while Tanjiro is away
Kamado Family slaughter
Nezuko Kamado is the sole survivor and transforms into a demon
Tanjiro carrying a wounded Nezuko
Tanjiro and Nezuko encounter Giyu
Giyu trying to motivate Tanjiro
Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado vs Giyu Tomioka
Nezuko fighting Giyu
Tanjiro and Nezuko encounter the Temple Demon
Tanjiro encounters Temple Demon
Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado vs Temple Demon
Tanjiro slashes the Temple Demon
Tanjiro and Nezuko meet Sakonji
Sakonji wearing his hood
Tanjiro trains with Sakonji on Mt.Sagiri
Sakonji beating Tanjiro in combat
Tanjiro encounters Sabito
Sabito facing Tanjiro
Tanjiro Kamado vs Sabito
Sabito fighting Tanjiro
Tanjiro meets Makomo
Makomo clarifying Total Concentration Breathing
Final Selection
Final Selection (anime)
Tanjiro encounters the Hand Demon
Hand Demon appearing
Tanjiro Kamado vs Hand Demon
Tanjiro vs Hand Demon
Tanjiro returns to Mt.Sagiri
Sakonji embraces Tanjiro and Nezuko.

Final Selection Arc

Tanjiro Kamado heads into the village to sell coal
Tanjiro heads into the village to sell coal
Kamado family gets murdered while Tanjiro is away
Murder of the Kamado family
Nezuko Kamado is the sole survivor and transforms into a demon
Nezuko transforms into a demon
Tanjiro and Nezuko encounter Giyu Tomioka
Giyu questions
Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado vs Giyu Tomioka
Giyu attacks Nezuko
Tanjiro and Nezuko encounter the Temple Demon
Temple Demon profile
Tanjiro Kamado and Nezuko Kamado vs Temple Demon
The Temple Demon's body attacking Nezuko
Tanjiro and Nezuko meet Sakonji Urokodaki
Sakonji slaps
Tanjiro trains with Sakonji at Mt.Sagiri
Sakonji training with Tanjiro
Tanjiro encounters Sabito
Sabito appears in front of Tanjiro
Tanjiro Kamado vs Sabito
Tanjiro meets Sabito
Tanjiro Kamado meets Makomo
Makomo body
Final Selection
Final Selection
Tanjiro Kamado encounters the Hand Demon
Hand Demon body
Tanjiro Kamado vs Hand Demon
The Hand Demon's blow
Tanjiro returns to Mt.Sagiri
Sakonji and Nezuko reunite with Tanjiro

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