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"Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge.

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What is the significance of the swamp demon's horns?

While re-watching Demon Slayer, I noticed that each of the three copies of the swamp demon has a number of horns that seem to correlate to which copy they are: Notice here that each copy has a ...
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Why is Muzan impersonating a human?

I just watched the Demon Slayer anime and have some questions: Has Muzan ever been a human before? Why is Muzan impersonating a human? When Muzan was disguised as a child in Season 2, why weren't ...
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When should a Demon Slayer use guns instead of their sword?

I'm well aware that Kimetsu no Yaiba takes place during the Taisho era, which is from 1912 to 1926. During this era, guns are relatively new to Japan, and from my understanding, they were considered ...
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Why did Muzan kill the lower demon moons?

So after Rui's death, why did Muzan kill the lower demon moons, with the exception of Enmu? Muzan gave Enmu some more of his blood which caused him to become even more powerful. However, I can't help ...
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Why does Zenitsu hate Inosuke? Do they ever become friends?

In Demon Slayer, Zenitsu seems to hate Inosuke. First of all, I am aware that Zenitsu and Inosuke started off on the wrong foot. Inosuke and Tanjiro did not start off on good terms either but, Tanjiro ...
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Which chapter of the manga does Season 2 of Kimetsu no Yaiba anime end in?

If you want to keep following the story of Kimetsu no Yaiba after that, you need to know which chapter of the manga the anime ends. Which chapter of the manga does Season 2 of Kimetsu no Yaiba anime ...
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Why did Zenitsu require an incredible breathing technique to get out of simple rubble?

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Why do demon slayers other than Shinobu Kocho not use Wisteria in their swords to inject poison in the demons to weaken them?

I understand that Shinobu Kocho techniques are designed to inject large portions of Wisteria poison in the demons to kill them, so maybe other demon slayers couldn't kill demons this way. Nevertheless,...
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Is The Demon Slayer Anime Inspired By Quentin Tarantino's Movie Kill Bill?

Well in some aspects of the show. it shares some few similarities of the movie and the anime of how they use Katana in fighting. While Kill bill is about a female assassin "Beatrix Kiddo" ...
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Is the combination of water breathing and dance of the fire god breathing, a new breathing or a fast switch between the 2 breathings?

In the last episode of the anime of Kimetsu no Yaiba, Tanjiro says to himself that he needs to combine both breathings (water breathing and dance of the fire god breathing) to achieve better results (...
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Is Tanjiro the only Demon Slayer to sense a "Opening Thread"?

The answer to this question says: The opening thread defines where is the best place to slash the sword that will behead them in a single swing. The opening thread scene only happens during Tanjiro's ...
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What is the significance of "opening thread" in Demon Slayer?

It's been previously established that Tanjiro has a keen sense of smell and seen to always comment on the pungent smell of demons or the emotional states of people. In his very first training arc, he ...
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Is there any difference between the Dance of the Fire god breathing and the sun breathing?

The Kimetsu no Yaiba wikia refers to the Dance of the Fire god breathing and to the sun breathing as if they were the same breathing several times, and if they were different breath styles several ...
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How does Zenitsu's speed compare to Hashiras?

There is an image circulating in internet about the speed of hashiras ranked, stated by Kimetsu No Yaiba author. In the last episode of the anime, we see both Zenitsu and Tengen moving very fast and ...
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What was the **exact** reason to turn the Demon Slayer: train arc into episodes?

This previous question got me into thinking: What was the reason to turn the turn the Demon Slayer: train arc into episodes? The train arc of Demon Slayer was adapted into movie which performed very ...
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Is the adaptation of the Kimetsu no Yaiba movie Mugen Ressha-hen, the second season of the anime, or is it a mini series apart?

I've seen that the Kimetsu no Yaiba movie Mugen Ressha-hen is being adapted into episodes. It's been 3 so far with a 4th coming, and it doesn't look like it's going to stop there. I've seen other ...
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What happens to the birds when a demon slayer dies?

What happens to the birds when a demon slayer dies? Do they go into retirement? Do they go to someone new? I haven't read the manga but I don't mind spoilers if they help answer the question.
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What if someone got a demon slayer mark after they'd already turned 25?

What would happen if someone got a demon slayer mark after they'd already turned 25? Would they die straight away?
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Did the manga explain why Muzan had a family?

As a demon, did the manga clarify why (and how) Muzan had a wife and child? The anime didn't seem to explore or discuss this interesting detail.
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Is Tanjiro using the fire god's breath dance and Nezuko using his ability a deus ex machine? Does it have foreshadow?

In chapter 19 against Rui the dance and the sanguine explosion take place, do they have a past reference? or is he a deus ex author's error? I need your help
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Demon Slayer (Kimetsu No Yaiba) Dubbed version...can't quite catch

I am non-native English speaker trying to practice my listening skill by watching and listening my favorite anime Kimetsu no yaiba English dubbed version. (I have found that this way I tend to keep my ...
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Why did Muzan turn into a woman?

I know that Muzan is a shapeshifter, and can change his biology and and appearance at will, but why did he specifically choose to turn into a woman? What was the reason for that?
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Why does Inosuke have a girly face?

Inosuke of Kimetsu no Yaiba has a distinctive girly face for which he wears a boar mask to hide his face and avoid embarrassment. My question is: "why does he has a girly face in the first place?&...
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Why do Both Tanjiro and his dad have the same scars?

I realized when I watched Demon Slayer that both Tanjiro and his dad both have scars on their foreheads, and I don't know if this applied to his dad, but Tanjiro's scar is always changing shape and ...
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Can a Demon Slayer use Multiple Breath Styles?

Can Demon Slayers use multiple breathing techniques like fire and water or are demon slayer corps all capable of just 1? Also is the ability to use certain techniques passed on by the parents through ...
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Can Tanjiro See The Dead?

In the first few episodes of Demon Slayer as Tanjiro trains he sees 2 dead apprentice Demon Slayers, Sabito & Makomo. I was wondering if Tanjiro had some sort of ability that connects him to the ...
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Why does Muzan Kibutsuji Crossdress?

At the end of season 1 of Demon Slayer you can see Muzan Kibutsuji the demon who looks like Michael Jackson dressed in a yukata of some sort wearing makeup and lipstick. Has anyone who read the manga ...
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Which chapter of the manga does Season 1 of Kimetsu no Yaiba anime end in?

If you want to keep following the story of Kimetsu no Yaiba after that, you need to know which chapter of the manga the anime ends. Which chapter of the manga does Season 1 of Kimetsu no Yaiba anime ...
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Did Zenitsu kill upper moon in awake mode?

I did not read the manga, but i saw people share about this, I don't want any 'extra' spoiler regarding to this question, I just wanted to know if Zenitsu kill upper moon in Sleep mode or Awake mode, ...
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Did Giyu Tomioka meet the Hand / Morphed Demon during final selection?

As we know this ugly looking demon https://kimetsu-no-yaiba.fandom.com/wiki/Hand_Demon is captured by Urokodaki during the Edo period. Later this demon grows hatred toward Urokodaki and has killed ...
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Ore selection in Demon Slayer anime

Right after the Final Selection, the contestants were asked to pick an ore for their katanas. During Tanjiro's turn, it was depicted that he used his sense of smell to make a beneficial selection. Was ...
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How strong is the leader of the Demon Slayer Corps

During Tanjiro's trial, the leader, also known as "Oyakata-Sama" was introduced and despite his weak appearance, I was quite surprised at how much respect he was able to command from all the pillars ...
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Is there a reason for not training Nezuko in breathing?

I understand that Nezuko gets stronger from just sleeping but the entire time Tanjiro is training to master his breathing alongside Zenitsu and Inosuke she just sleeps. Would it not have made more ...
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What illness did Tanjiro's dad have?

In the anime, we have a flashback that mentions Tanjiro's dad who was very ill when Tanjiro was still at a young age. So, what is the cause of Tanjiro's dad's illness?
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In Kimetsu no Yaiba (Demon Slayer) how does Nezuko get sustenance?

I'm only up to episode 10 of the anime, but it seems as though Nezuko has no source of sustenance at all, not even water. We know she slept for 2 years and that was said to provide an alternative to ...
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Is twelve moon upper demon moon 1 in a whole completely different level than the rest of the upper demon moons?

Currently in the manga twelve moon upper demon moon 1 is , and before, Is twelve moon upper demon moon 1 in a whole completely different level than the rest of the upper demon moons, or is there ...
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Why did Inosuke called Tanjiro as "Kentaro"?

I know it's not important to ask this question but then I'm only curious about this. Who is "Kentaro"?
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How is Tanjiro able to talk to the souls?

In Demon Slayer, Tanjiro is able to talk to the souls many times. Whenever he killed any demon, he is able to talk to their souls. When he was told to break the biggest rock, he is able to talk to the ...
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Why can Genya eat demons?

In the manga it's shown that Genya can eat demons and, Why can Genya can eat demons? Is this ever explained?
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Is it possible to use all branches of Breath Styles if a Demon Slayer can use Breath of the Sun?

Maybe Tanjiro is a Breath of the Sun user by using the Dance of the Fire God, Breath of Water and some saying/asking that he's using Breath of Thunder. I'm curious about it and correct me if I'm ...
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Did Tanjiro use the lighting breath?

At some point in the manga, Does this mean Tanjiro used the lighting breath?
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Does Kibutsuji purposely choose Nezuko?

Is there a reason why Nezuko is the only one in his family that turned into demon? We all know that Nezuko has a strength that is in par with the Twelve Demon Moons, So I'm assuming that shes the ...
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Why is Nezuko stronger than regular demons?

In manga #83 it is mentioned that Also, Nezuko has shown to be stronger than an average demon before, when she kicked those strong demon balls for example. Why is Nezuko stronger than regular demons, ...
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Why do all demon slayers have crows but Zenitsu has a sparrow?

All demon slayers were given crows after the final selection for communication but Zenitsu was given a sparrow which apparently can't even talk. Why is this so?
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Why does Tanjiro's Nichirin Blade is Black?

I know that having a black colored blade symbolizes unknown element but why did he got black colored blade instead of blue even though he has a known Water Breathing Technique?
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Which demons developed sunlight resistance?

In the Kimetsu no Yaiba wikia it states that eventually Is there any other demon like this? Which demons developed sunlight resistance?
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Has the Twelve Demon Moons power levels been given by the author?

I was watching a YouTube video and the Youtuber said the ranking of the 9 Pillars has been given by the author. Apparently it would be, How about the Twelve Demon Moons? Has the Twelve Demon Moons ...
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Which demon slayer rank is needed to be able to defeat a Twelve Demon Moon Lower Moon?

There are 10 demon slayer ranks, Tanjiro being the lowest was able to put some fight against Lower Moon Rui. Which demon slayer rank is needed to be able to defeat a Twelve Demon Moon Lower Moon?
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What did Nezuko do to help Tanjiro in his battle against the older brother spider?

So in episode 19 of the anime Nezuko is told to wake up and to help Tanjiro. She does something, because some flames appear but it's unclear what happens, what exactly did she do? How did she help ...
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Is it possible for a Demon to use a breathing style technique?

I am just wondering since it doesn't have any requirements pertaining on using breathing style techniques you just only need to learn how to use it with proper training, Does it mean it is possible ...
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