Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 Limited Edition Blu-ray

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About Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 Limited Edition Blu-ray

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Volume 1 Limited Edition contains episodes 1-13 of the anime directed by Haruo Sotozaki and is housed in an Art Box which contains a Special Booklet featuring character art and scene designs along with staff commentaries, Illustration Card Set, and 3-CD Soundtrack.

Become the blade that cuts down despair—

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a demon slayer so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family. A sorrowful tale of siblings in which the fates of humans and demons intertwine...begins now!

The award-winning Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba series is finally coming to Blu-ray as a Limited Edition! Quickly becoming the most-talked about series since its premiere in April 2019, the show is based on the bestselling Weekly Shonen Jump manga by Koyoharu Gotoge and features animation production by the esteemed studio ufotable (Fate/stay night [Heaven's Feel] trilogy, Fate/Zero).

Truly a collector’s item for any diehard Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba fan, the Limited Edition Blu-ray comes with a bevy of exclusive bonuses including audio commentary from both the Japanese and English cast, illustration card set, special booklet, plus three soundtrack CDs featuring the breathtaking music by Go Shiina. The English dubbed version of the special preview videos at the end of each episode are also only available on the Blu-ray. The Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Limited Edition Blu-ray Vol. 1 contains episodes 1 through 13 of the series, otherwise known as the first half of the "Tanjiro Kamado, Unwavering Resolve Arc.”

Time for a Taisho-era secret!
The Limited Edition Blu-ray comes in a stunning box featuring package illustrations by Akira Matsushima (Character Design)!

Special Features: Textless Opening and Ending, Audio Commentaries by the Japanese cast (Natsuki Hanae, Akari Kito, Takahiro Sakurai) & English cast (Zach Aguilar, Abby Trott, Aleks Le, Bryce Papenbrook) *Bonus Content includes English subtitles

Product Country Codes: US, Canada, and Mexico underneath Region Code: A

Due to licensing and contract restrictions, this product can be sold and shipped to the US, Canada, and Mexico only. This product cannot be shipped to Japan.

Ordering Note: All sales for this item are final. It may be returned for an exchange if defective, if a replacement is not available a Gift Card will be issued.

Details

  • Publisher: ANIPLEX OF AMERICA
  • Media: Blu-ray
  • Spoken Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Genre: Action
  • Themes: Supernatural
  • Age Rating: 13+
  • Run Time: 325
  • Year Created: 2019
  • Release Date: 6/30/2020
  • Dimensional Weight: 2
  • Region Code: A

Ratings & Reviews

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Reliable shipping and great quality, but would only recommend for strong fans

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Review on the anime: absolutely wonderful, I personally find it at the level of one piece, MHA, etc in terms of story and interest without all the filler ( and good voice acting unlike a certain popular anime lol). Also understand that there are some dark things that happen in this anime.

Review of the product: This box set came in excellent condition with extra packaging.

Contains everything that the pictures show. Discs play well, though I will say they are somewhat difficult to remove from their trays. Also the dvds say there are 2 options for English subtitles, but only one actually has English subtitles? Kinda weird.

Kinda expensive for only 13 episodes but I wanna support the company for doing so well on the anime.

One of the best animes I've seen and highly recommend

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Kimetsu No Yaiba vol. one is a standout anime with exquisite visuals of the landscapes, battle scenes, and detailed animation of the gear/weaponry. Incredible scenes; especially, of Tanjiro's sword water attacks, and Zenitsu's lighting draw strike are a sight to behold. While the opening/closing songs by "LISA" reminds me of pop/rock style music, its the mix of Taiko drums and Japanese flutes combined with an orchestra ensemble that really sets the mood. The story so far in volume one is riveting! From Tanjiro's first encounter with swordsman Giyu, Urokodaki training Tanjiro his skills, to the battle in Tsuzumi Mansion is absolutely stunning scenes as it's clear the studio relied more on hand drawn art then CGI in this anime...and it shows!

The chipboard box is artwork itself on both sides, the art cards are really nicely done, and the softcover book is full of character profiles. Lastly, the three CD disks are a nice bonus to this volume one set. Enjoy!

Great for collectors

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Is very good, it have a incredible presentation packed

For Fanatics Only

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The anime itself is nothing short of amazing in its style of storytelling. Every time I watch an episode it feels shorter than it actually is.

The visuals are fantastic but for one thing that I tend to notice. When they use the CGI it is noticeable. Thankfully those parts comprise a small part of the larger whole, but those small parts throw me out of the anime a small bit which is why a star has been deducted.

The soundtrack disks are each over an hour long which surprised me as I didn't realize how many different tracks there were for this show. They are pleasant to listen to.

The box is pretty to look at and the little art cards are fun too. The booklet adds little details about how they made the episodes and about the characters themselves.

So unless you're a hardcore fan, want the box, soundtrack and the little goodies that come with this edition and are willing to put down top dollar, wait for the standard edition that Funimation is releasing. Which is a welcome surprise.

Great Anime Series Good packaging

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Demon Slayer is amazing. It has amazing Visuals the dubbing is pretty good and the story picks up nicely through the 13 episodes that are here making you want to Watch the rest of the season. I have to say, however, this is one of the better aniplex releases, it's not the only way to get it since there will be standard editions later in the year for people who want a cheaper option unlike most of their titles where it's only available in an expensive package or importing. It however still follows some flaws aniplex titles have such as selling you a blu ray set for over 100 dollars without a DVD option as well and that when you add an art book to a set at this price why can't it be hard covered especially since a lot of aniplex titles that they publish all have amazing art styles. All and all if you are a fan of anime or want to see something with a great art style get this series I, however, can't say though if you should get the limited edition or wait of the standard version though.

Awesome

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First off, I enjoy this series a lot: the visuals, soundtrack, and voice dialogue is excellent. It comes at no surprised that I would want the bluray release of this. Based on my history with Aniplex, their boxsets are always the best quality and this set is one of their best with a ton of soundtracks, at least 40+ per disc and the artwork on the box is beautiful. While it might be on the pricey side, a standard edition is announced in collaboration with funimation too so don't miss out! Would highly recommend this for the most hardcore of collectors!