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The Final Selection Arc ( (さい) (しゅう) (せん) (べつ) (へん) Saishū Senbetsu Hen?) is the first story arc of Kimetsu no Yaiba.


In Taisho-era Japan, kindhearted Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life.[1]

Characters Introduced

Battles and Events

Tanjiro Kamado heads into the village to sell coal
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Murder of the Kamado Family while Tanjiro is away
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Nezuko Kamado is the sole survivor and transforms into a demon
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Tanjiro and Nezuko encounter Giyu Tomioka
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Tanjiro and Nezuko vs Giyu
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Tanjiro and Nezuko encounter the Temple Demon
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Tanjiro and Nezuko vs the Temple Demon
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Tanjiro and Nezuko meet Sakonji Urokodaki
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Tanjiro trains with Sakonji on Mt. Sagiri
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Tanjiro encounters Sabito
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Tanjiro vs Sabito
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Tanjiro meets Makomo
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Final Selection
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Tanjiro encounters the Hand Demon
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Tanjiro vs Hand Demon
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Tanjiro returns to Mt. Sagiri
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  1. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Volume 1.