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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ( () (めつ) (やいば) Kimetsu no Yaiba?, lit. "Blade of Demon Destruction") is a manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotoge. It has been serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump since February 15, 2016. The series is republished in English by Viz Media.

The series officially ended on May 18, 2020 (Weekly Shonen Jump Issue #24) with a total of 205 chapters.


Kimetsu no Yaiba is set in the Taisho era, Japan.

The life of Tanjiro Kamado, a kindhearted boy who sells coal for a living, changes one day after his family is murdered by a demon.

In order to turn back his sister, the only one who survived but turned into a ferocious demon herself, the two go off on a journey to seek the demon who killed their family.

A tale of bloodstained swords!


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  • Kimetsu Between the Scenes!, a colored, 4koma spin-off by Hirano, was serialized between April 7 and October 6 in 2019 on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ app and website. The manga features chibi versions of the characters from the main series up to the end of the anime's first season.
  • Kimetsu no Yaiba: The Flower of Happiness ( () (めつ) () (やいば) しあわせの (はな) Kimetsu no Yaiba: Shiawase no hana?) is a light novel by Gotoge and Aya Yajima that was published and released in Japanese bookstores on February 4, 2019. It chronicles the lives of Tanjiro Kamado and Zenitsu Agatsuma before the start of the main series, as well as glimpses into the lives of Aoi Kanzaki and Kanao Tsuyuri. It also features a single chapter of an alternate Gakuen universe where the characters of the series are attending an ordinary high school (the Gakuen universe has previously been shown in the omakes of the main manga series).
  • Kimetsu no Yaiba: Signs from the Wind ( () (めつ) () (やいば) : (かぜ) (みち) しるべ Kimetsu no Yaiba: Kaze no Michishirube?) is the third light novel series from the Kimetsu no Yaiba manga written by Aya Yajima.



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  2. Weekly Shonen Jump 2018 vol.42 p.484