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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba |Manga OT| Heavy Breathing Intensifies

Oct 25, 2017
25,507
Breath of the...

Welcome to the Kimetsu no Yaiba manga OT! First and foremost I want to give a big shoutout to Mediking for holding down the fort with his anime OT: https://www.resetera.com/threads/demon-slayer-kimetsu-no-yaiba-ot-reverse-tokyo-ghoul-starring-midoriya-izuku’s-and-kurosaki-ichigo’s-long-lost-brother.111184/

Synopsis:
Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted and intelligent boy who lives with his family, making money by selling charcoal. Everything changes when his family is attacked and slaughtered by demons. Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko are the sole survivors of the incident. Nezuko has now become a demon, but surprisingly still shows signs of human emotion and thought. Tanjiro becomes a demon slayer to help his sister become human again and to prevent the same tragedy that happened to him and his sister, from happening to others.

Characters:


Tanjiro Kamado:
Main character of the series, a passionate boy driven by his desire to turn his sister back into a human. A kind hearted soul who shows sympathy to those demons who were unwillingly killed and lost their lives.

Zenitsu Agatsuma: A very timid boy who's afraid of almost everything. Zenitsu can be a bit jarring at times to some because of his cowardly attitude and strong attraction to women, however when Zenitsu sleeps his true abilities are shown and he becomes a force not to be taken lightly.

Inosuke Hashibira: A boy raised by wild boars in the mountains, Inosuke is a battle hungry hothead ready for action at all times. He is so skilled that he created his own breathing techniques. His travels with Tanjiro and co are helping him better understand human interaction and emotions.

Nezuko Kamado: Nezuko, The main heroine of the story and Tanjiro's younger sister. Due to being turned into a demon by the hands of Muzan her personality has reverted to a somewhat childlike state but make no mistake, she holds her own in battle and saves our heroes many times. Nezuko is special in the fact that she isn’t under Muzan's control and does not need to eat humans and instead sleeps to recover strength.

The Pillars (Hashiras)


Gyomei Himejima (Stone)/ Muichiro Tokito (Mist)/ Mitsuri Kanroji (Love)/ Kyojuro Rengoku (Flame)/ Giyū Tomika (Water)/ Shinobu Kocho (Insect)/ Tengen Uzui (Sound)/ Obanai Iguro (Serpent)/ Sanemi Shinazugawa (Wind)

Main Antagonist

Muzan Kibutsuji: The first of his kind, the progenitor of many other Demons and the main antagonist of the series, Micheal Jac... uh I mean Muzan is responsible for a lot of pain and suffering in the series. Believed to be over 1000 years old, Muzan is a cold-hearted and ruthless individual with a narcissistic streak and an obsession for perfection. With a drop of his blood he can turn humans into demons. Muzan keeps his cover pretending to live amongst humans going as far to create his own family and this perfect picture.

Lower Moons 6


Upper Moons 6


Breathing Styles ("Breath of...")
Our heroes fight using breathing techniques that allow them to go toe to toe with demons who have superhuman strength no normal human could ever handle. All the breathing styles originate from a single breathing technique, some of which have different style variations derived from them. Thank you SilentPanda for the image:



Breath of the Sun:
  • Breath of Water
    • Breath of Flower
      • Breath of the Insect
    • Breath of the Serpent
  • Breath of Flames
    • Breath of Love*
  • Breath of Wind
    • Breath of Mist
    • Breath of the Beast*
  • Breath of Thunder
    • Breath of Sound
  • Breath of Stone

Current manga Arc: Dimensional Infinity Fortress Arc
Manga Chapters: 137 - NOW





Demon Slayers vs. Muzan and the Upper Moons!? Is this the final battle?!

Please support the official release:
https://www.viz.com/shonenjump/chapters/demon-slayer-kimetsu-no-yaiba

B-Dubs said:
Guys, just a reminder. No mentioning scan sites at all. You can say "the usual place," "the place we all go," "the guys that translate the chapter," whatever silly little euphemism you want. You just can't say anything identifying. No names, no initials. No watermarks on pics posted in the thread. This goes for every single manga thread on this site.

Can also watch the first season:
https://www.crunchyroll.com/demon-slayer-kimetsu-no-yaiba/episode-1-cruelty-782932
https://www.hulu.com/series/demon-slayer-kimetsu-no-yaiba-2c3e4b00-30d9-434d-bccc-cf346e40e868?dl=false




Thank you for coming I hope the OT is to your liking.

Pig Assault!!
 
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bunkitz

Hot and Cold Peaches
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Oct 28, 2017
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Great OT, Blackleg-sanji1 ! I've got a clean image of the current arc spread from the Shonen Jump app. You want? It's got no text and everything.

Anyway, with that out of the way I can finally post this:

SHINOBU!!



I go about my days randomly remembering it and I'm just...



Now I'm about to lose Tokito too. Sure, Gotoge, sure. Just keep taking my favorites away.
 
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Blackleg-sanji1
Oct 25, 2017
25,507
Great OT, Blackleg-sanji1 ! I've got a clean image of the current arc spread from the Shonen Jump app. You want? It's got no text and everything.

Anyway, with that out of the way I can finally post this:

SHINOBU!!



I go about my days randomly remembering it and I'm just...



Now I'm about to lose Tokito too. Sure, Gotoge, sure. Just keep taking my favorites away.
Yes plz for the life of me I couldn’t find one
 

psynergyadept

Member
Oct 26, 2017
4,453
WOOOT!! LETS GO!!!

you can also watch the anime on the Funimation app!

This has to be the final arc right? like where do the go from here....I hope to god that don?t pull the "Muzan was just one of another round elite of demons..." might just drop it if that happens.(who am I kidding lol)

that being said that current battle was fucking nuts!!! oh my gosh when this becomes animated!!! Though I was a little disappointed in the uppers moon #1 backstory...just another "I don't to die demon..." thought for sure he and Tanjiro were on a collision course but I think he and Giyu tackling Muzan seems fair.....you best survive Giyu...

I do hope that show us why Muzan killed Tanjior's family...been racking my brains about that.

also....SHINOBU!!!!!!!!! WHY!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

I think ep 24 in hindsight was just a huge red flag for her dying...
 

Rushersauce

Member
Oct 25, 2017
3,150
You did it! You madlad!

I can't wait for the conclusion of the battle against upper moon 1.

Holy shit.
 

edo_kid

Member
Oct 27, 2017
4,988
Let me bookmark this page for later.

Well fuck i should had been more carefull, i read something above that i shouldn't had :(
 

RochHoch

Member
May 22, 2018
5,205
No Kanroji on the poll? Lame.

Voted for Tokito. RIP you beautiful boy.

Tbh I can't help but laugh whenever I see anime-onlies going nuts for Shinobu. They aren't ready.
 

Kegels

Member
Jan 24, 2019
2,380
Akaza was so great


also expecting a lot of people to stumble on this thread and end up getting spoiled
 

Ka Cho

The Fallen
May 22, 2018
1,360
Thanks for making the manga OT.

I think I stopped reading for an while when Shinobu's death happened. Don't think I could handle more deaths with the weekly format.

Did catch up later and man this arc has just been crazy.
 

Silfer

Member
Oct 27, 2017
15,632
Nice OT Bleg!!! (May I ask that the "Kamado" and "Agatsuma" be capitalized in the character intros?)

I just wanna say Kimetsu no Yaiba is a great battle shonen with really cool characters and art. One of my favorite ongoing series without a doubt. The fights are great and I like the pacing and comedy too. And as I've discussed with my man Bleg before, I'm especially glad with how well the female cast has been kept relevant, developed and influential. Love Kanao, Kanroji and Shinobu the most. Favorite overall character though is Inosuke. Favorite demon is Akaza.

Looking forward to seeing how the rest of this arc goes.

Also wanna shout-out ArgyleReptile and Ascheroth whose praise of this convinced me to get into this.

Shinobu...



 
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bunkitz

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Oct 28, 2017
7,995
Nice OT Bleg!!! (May I ask that the "Kamado" and "Agatsuma" be capitalized in the character intros?)

I just wanna say Kimetsu no Yaiba is a great battle shonen with really cool characters and art. One of my favorite ongoing series without a doubt. The fights are great and I like the pacing and comedy too. And as I've discussed with my man Bleg before, I'm especially glad with how well the female cast has been kept relevant, developed and influential. Love Kanao, Kanroji and Shinobu the most. Favorite overall character though is Inosuke. Favorite demon is Akaza.

Looking forward to seeing how the rest of this arc goes.

Also wanna shout-out ArgyleReptile and Ascheroth whose praise of this convinced me to get into this.

Shinobu...







Unfortunately I was sort of spoiled about Shinobu's death so I was at least kinda prepared. Couldn't believe it while I was reading it happen though...
 

bunkitz

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Oct 28, 2017
7,995
I can now finally talk about the best manga panel in this series

Don’t argue he’s best boy let it rock
Man... When I saw him sitting on that rock and said "I know what I have to do now." (or something like that) I realized, I was about to see the greatness you were talking about. I was surprised at how different his vibe has been since. Get on his level Tanjiro, he's beaten an Upper Moon all on his own! Although, to be fair, this one was the weakest an Upper Moon had ever been, lol.

I really hope this gets animated by Ufotable one day. The scene of him fighting for the first time is still one of my favorites in the entire season because of how well Ufotable made it. The sound, man. The sound! Freaking incredible.
 

psynergyadept

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Oct 26, 2017
4,453
Shinobu's death was kinda foretold when it was stated she was the only one who didn't have the strenght to cut off a demons head; she was bound to run into somone who had a high resistance to her poisons....I figured she would die the way she did taking said demon out.
 

RochHoch

Member
May 22, 2018
5,205
I can now finally talk about the best manga panel in this series

Don’t argue he’s best boy let it rock
That fight really should have been longer.

It was built up to since a while back, and then ended in like two chapters. I guess that's fitting for Zenitsu's fighting style, but I still think it's a shame that Zenitsu's big (and potentially last) fight was so short.
 
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Blackleg-sanji1
Oct 25, 2017
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That fight really should have been longer.

It was built up to since a while back, and then ended in like two chapters. I guess that's fitting for Zenitsu's fighting style, but I still think it's a shame that Zenitsu's big (and potentially last) fight was so short.
Idk I kinda like it. Zenitsu was always the strong quick over powered one in the group but he was sleep. I like to think since he was woke and focus he could unlock his full potential plus throw in the weakest upper moon and there we go.

he’s with inosuke and Kanao now so maybe they’ll meet up with tanjiro and Giyu those 6 on Muzan?
 

RochHoch

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May 22, 2018
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Idk I kinda like it. Zenitsu was always the strong quick over powered one in the group but he was sleep. I like to think since he was woke and focus he could unlock his full potential plus throw in the weakest upper moon and there we go.

he’s with inosuke and Kanao now so maybe they’ll meet up with tanjiro and Giyu those 6 on Muzan?
They're all in pretty terrible shape though (I guess Inosuke isn't in TOO bad shape, but still), so I can't see them doing well against Muzan. Additionally, Nezuko has been completely MIA for a while now, which makes me feel like we're still not quite at the final battle.
 

bunkitz

Hot and Cold Peaches
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Oct 28, 2017
7,995
"Don't go..."


Ufotable gonna make us all cry in the cinema... Fuck. I hate that I was right about him dying. *sighs* It was especially gut-wrenching seeing even Inosuke cry and no longer be able to keep up his tough guy facade. This movie's gonna leave me a mess.
Man, just thinking about that team fight
I'm excited to see whatever the final fight will be but I also can't imagine Muzan losing. He seems to be powering up or something (clearly entering his Safer Muzan state) and everybody is completely wrecked. I wonder if Nezuko will somehow join the fight.
 

Kabuki Waq

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Oct 26, 2017
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Idk I kinda like it. Zenitsu was always the strong quick over powered one in the group but he was sleep. I like to think since he was woke and focus he could unlock his full potential plus throw in the weakest upper moon and there we go.

he’s with inosuke and Kanao now so maybe they’ll meet up with tanjiro and Giyu those 6 on Muzan?
i agree. the reason his fights stick out is because of how fast he kills. I hope you are right about the team up. should be amazing.