Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc – Impressions

Last December 5 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Entertainment District Arc It was released on most Western platforms. Since then, this second season has been publishing new chapters every Sunday along with another long-awaited anime: Attack on Titan. However, everything has its end and this is the case of this part of Kimetsu No Yaibabecause last Sunday its last episode was published (don’t worry, that season 3 is already confirmed).

As usual, this anime has set the bar very high in terms of fights and animations. The public did not want to miss a single episode, as each one increased the excitement and anticipation of what was going to happen. Therefore, in this analysis we are going to comment on all our thoughts about the season.

presenting Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Entertainment District Arc

A bitter victory on the Infinity Train leaves our main team very depressed. Enmu, the demon who stole dreams and forced others to sleep, was defeated but at great cost. The fight with Akaza led to the death of Kyojuro Rengoku.the Pillar of Fire, so there is great commotion among the demon hunters.

This caused Tanjiro to forge a relationship (somewhat rocky at first) with Rengoku’s family, who eventually admit that Rengoku could be the bearer of the Breath of the Sun, a very powerful technique. This is the final motivation that makes Tanjiro, along with Zenitsu and Inosuke, train very hard to respect Rengoku’s memory.

A very colorful pillar

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In the middle of their training they meet Tengen Uzui, the Pillar of Sound, who comes from a ninja family. To prevent him from taking one of Shinobu’s subordinates for a very dangerous mission in the Red Light District (Yoshiwara), the three hunters offer to accompany him and infiltrate different luxury brothels to search for his three wives (Uzui practices trigamy ), some kunoichi (ninja women) who try to gather information about the demons that are hidden there.

Seeing the protagonists dressed as girls with horrible makeup is funny, but you feel the tension of the search for the demons hidden in the district, which take a while to act.

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Meanwhile, during these investigative episodes, the operation of Yoshiwara is partially understood and the admiration felt for the women is very interesting from a cultural point of view. they will hear and how the teahouses or brothels in the sector worked.

While it’s not directly mentioned everything that the apprentices of these houses have to do with the clients, there is a very important scene in the story about how refusing to do what they want can lead to very drastic consequences.

It is also understood how the society in Yoshiwara appreciates beauty too much and makes fun of ugliness and lack of class.. This is a direct influence from the villains that appear later on.

chaos breaks out

The story begins to have a frenetic pace at the moment when Tanjiro finally discovers his enemy. She is nothing more and nothing less than Daki, the Sixth Crescent Moon. Initially devoid of help, Tanjiro must fight her off and hold on as long as he can. The action scenes are incredible and we start to see significant power increases, especially from Nezuko and Zenitsu.

There are two things that stand out when Nezuko goes into battle. The first is her incredible power without needing to eat human flesh, although that had already been shown to a lesser extent. The second is how he manages to have incredible self-control when reminded of his family’s existence.; These important ties with his brother, his mother, and the rest of his loved ones keep him from overdoing his demon state and harming human beings. The bond of brothers will be essential for the outcome of the story.

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Everything changes significantly when it is discovered that the Sixth Crescent Moon is composed of two demon brothers. These must be defeated in time, opening up an opportunity to demonstrate the amazing team skills of Tanjiro, Inosuke, Uzui, and especially Zenitsu. Once again we see very well animated action scenes, with high doses of danger and adrenaline. No one is safe, as they all get hurt and see their hopes diminished with each blow they receive. The outcome of fights is uncertain.

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A reason to stay together

When the fight ends, the motives behind the existence of these demons are known. As usual, everything is explained through a tragic life in the Red District, since the brothers lived in a very poor house; Gyutaro was detested for being ugly and violent, while Daki had a chance to live a good life because of his beauty. But nevertheless, everything is ruined and society itself ends up executing them in the cruelest way.

Something that greatly characterizes Tanjiro’s character is the great compassion he feels for his enemies, because he knows that there is always a tragic past behind his actions. It seems that this time was very special for him, since he compares the relationship of these demons with that of him and his sister, since they promised not to abandon each other. With a few words, she convinces them to forgive each other and continue together in the afterlife.

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It’s nice to think that Tanjiro always puts his best foot forward for everyone and at least tries to let fallen enemies go in peace. Beyond an action story, we know that in Kimetsu Yaiba Entertainment District Arc we could again see a show of empathy and respect for other characters who suffer in silence or commit atrocities because of their past.