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


Tanjiro seeks out Sakonji Urokodaki and undergoes training to become a demon slayer. While preparing to partake in the Final Selection, an event when individuals are left to fend off demons for seven nights, he encounters Sabito and Makomo who help train him. At the selection, Tanjiro encounters a mysterious demon with a grudge against Urokodaki and discovers there's a long backstory between the two then what he would've originally expected.

Battles & Events

  • Tanjiro trains with Sabito & Makomo
  • Tanjiro masters Breath of Water Style
  • Tanjiro vs Hand Demon


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