Flower Breathing ( (はな) () (きゅう) Hana no Kokyū?) is a Breathing Style derived from the Water Breathing, used by the former Flower Hashira Kanae Kocho and her adoptive sister, Kanao Tsuyuri.

Breathing Style Relationship Chart



  • Second Form: Honorable Shadow Plum ( () (かた) () (かげ) (うめ) Ni no kata: Mikage Ume?) - A defensive technique that deflects attacks using rotating sword slashes.[1]
  • Fourth Form: Crimson Hanagoromo ( () (かた) (べに) (はな) (ごろも) Shi no kata: Beni Hanagoromo?) - A single sword slash that curves and twists.[2][3]
  • Fifth Form: Peonies of Futility ( () (かた) (あだ) (しゃく) (やく) Go no kata: Ada no Shukuyaku?) - A graceful flurry of nine consecutive attacks that flow and weave in on themselves.[4]
  • Sixth Form: Whirling Peach ( (ろく) (かた) (うず) (もも) Roku no kata: Uzumomo?) - A technique used after or during evasion, the user spins around moving with their bodyweight to deliver an attack.[5]
  • Final Form: Equinoctial Vermilion Eye ( (つい) (かた) () (がん) (しゅ) (がん) Tsui no kata: Higan Shugan?) - A focusing technique that raises the users kinetic vision to its maximum, while using this technique the user perceives the world as if it were in slow motion. Usage of the technique, however, is highly dangerous, as the tremendous strain on the eyes causes ruptured blood vessels and could cause partial or complete blindness.[6] This technique is still usable even if the user only has one eye.[7]


Kanae colored profile
Kanao colored profile
Kanae Kocho (†) Kanao Tsuyuri


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  1. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 158 (Page 5).
  2. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 143 (Page 14).
  3. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 190 (Page 14).
  4. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 158 (Page 4).
  5. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 158 (Page 7).
  6. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 162 (Page 19).
  7. Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga: Chapter 202 (Page 16-17).
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