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The bloody seriesdemon salyer” had a brutal beginning, in which the slaughter of an entire family made up mostly of children was shown. The program, based on comic series created by Koyoharu Gotougewas broadcast for the first time in 2016, maintaining a large number of followers since that date.

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In his first season, when Tanjirou Kamado returned home to find most of his family dead and his sister nezuko Turned into a demon, she changed the course of her life and promised herself that she would do anything to find the person responsible.

Some years later, after Tanjiro joined the Demon Slayer Corpsmeets Muzan Kibbutsuji during his visit to the city of Asakusa. It is there that she confirmed by Muzan’s scent that he was the demon who had massacred his entire family.

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Tanjirō Kamado is a character from the manga and anime series Kimetsu no Yaiba (Photo: Ufotable)

WHY DID MUZAN KIBUTSUJI KILL THE KAMADO FAMILY?

The fears of Muzan Kibutsuji

Although Muzan Kibbutsuji he is an ancient demon, who lived more than 1000 years and killed thousands of people, he is afraid of death. Muzan suffers from an illness that has him convalescing, ever since a doctor in Heian-era Japan used the mysterious Blue Spider Lily to make him the first demon.

Soon after, the ‘Original’ realized that although he had powers, he would die if exposed to sunlight; this frustrated him and caused him to search for a way to become immortal. But that is not the only fear of him, Muzan is also afraid of Sun Breathing, the original and most powerful style used by Muzan. demon slayers to fight the demons.

The first swordsmen to use sun breath came close to killing Muzan with Sun-Breathing, which marked this demon both physically and psychologically. From that date, Muzan went to great lengths to ensure that the Sun-Breathing was eliminated.

Teaming up with Kokushibo, Muzan and his most powerful demon traveled across Japan, killing anyone who had heard of Sun-Breathing. Therefore, some viewers thought that the reason he killed Tanjiro’s family was related to knowing about it; however, the real reason was recently revealed.

Muzan Kibutsuji is the antagonist of the series and the one who ended the life of Tanjiro's family. (Photo: Ufotable)
Muzan Kibutsuji is the antagonist of the series and the one who ended the life of Tanjiro’s family. (Photo: Ufotable)

The reason why Muzan killed the Kamado

A flashback of Nezuko, related to the attack in the final arc of the manga, “Sunrise Countdown”revealed that Muzan’s motivation for massacring the Kamado family was not related to Sun-Breathing. Muzan Kibutsuji hates the demons for creating them all, however the only reason he continues to create them is because he hopes that one of them will develop the ability to resist sunlight.

When Muzan killed the Kamado, he injected each of them with a massive dose of his blood, hoping that the power they gained from him would give birth to a demon capable of walking in the sun. The only survivor was Nezuko and at the end of the arc “Swordsmith Village” from the manga it was exposed that his plan worked.

In the picture, Tanjiro and Nezuko from "demon slayer" ("Kimetsu no Yaiba") (Photo: UFO Table)
In the picture, Tanjiro and Nezuko from “Demon Slayer” (“Kimetsu no Yaiba”) (Photo: UFO Table)

It was a random family

The manga never confirmed that Muzan chose Muzan’s family for a specific reason. Tanjirou, so it could be an impromptu decision or perhaps based on his belief that no one would notice his absence. When creating a sun exposure surviving demon, Muzan would only need to consume it to gain the ability on his own.