Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga Volume 1

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SKU: 9781974700523

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About Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga Volume 1

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga volume 1 features story and art by Koyoharu Gotouge.

In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted boy who makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life.

Learning to slay demons won’t be easy, and Tanjiro barely knows where to start. The surprise appearance of another boy named Giyu, who seems to know what’s going on, might provide some answers…but only if Tanjiro can stop Giyu from killing his sister first!


  • Publisher: VIZ BOOKS
  • Media: Manga
  • Genre: Action
  • Themes: Supernatural
  • Age Rating: 13+
  • Release Date: 7/3/2018
  • Page Count: 192
  • Dimensional Weight: 1
  • Written Language: English

Ratings & Reviews

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Good first volume


Tanjiro's whole family is killed by a demon. His sister survives but is infected and turns into a demon as well. To try to find a way to save his sister he decides to become a demon slayer and goes to train.

Unique Artwork and Amazing Story


This story is amazing I love the art its different from the other art styles I see.But this art style is like a old traditional Japanese art also looking for next volume of this book.

Good Manga

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This first volume is great as it is able to draw the reader in very quickly with its unique art style and interesting characters. It is not the most compelling in my opinion as it seems to be an average shounen plot, however this is the first volume so I will not mark it down for this.

Great series

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While on the outside this just seems like a basic shonen style revenge plot (which it kind of is but that doesn't drag this series down at all), deeper down it is a lot kinder in its approach. Tanjiro doesn't let himself become consumed by hate and anger when he finds out his family has been slaughtered and his sister turned into a demon. He instead focuses on finding help for his sister to turn her back into a human. Tanjiro is an ultimately selfless person who will go out of his way to aid anyone in need, even it it harms himself. The world and lore surrounding it is also a fun to read and hear about. This volume hooked me and got me excited about the rest of the series. I would highly recommend this series to anybody.

It also came in good condition with no blemishes on the volume at all.

A Great Introduction to a Popular Series

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I was drawn to how detailed and unique the art was. It was a great introduction to a highly popular series. The action sequences were amazing to look at. This was a great introduction to a very popular series. I can't wait to read more! Highly recommend for others to read if they're interested in action manga.