‘Demon Slayer’, the birth of an anime classic is confirmed

The general feeling among those who followed the second season of demon slayer (Kimetsu no Yaiba) it is to have seen something special; even, with some chapter that could remain in the personal top of each one. A memory that, as happens with dragon ball, Naruto, Death Note, Samurai X and some more anime, serves as an induction towards the genre and at the same time triggers different conversations.

TO Kimetsu no Yaiba the passage of time is still lacking to know how it ages in the collective memory. Meanwhile, it already has a solid first season, a film that moved hundreds of people to the cinema before Spider-Man: No Way Home and a second season that allows it to consolidate itself as a shonen and a story capable of attracting different audiences.

The second season of demon slayer spanned the arch Red District of the manga. The characters entered the neighborhood of pleasure looking for a demon that subdued the area and, along the way, rescue the wives of the pillar that accompanied the protagonists during this section, Tengen Uzui. With him, Tanjirou Kamadohis sister nezuko, Hashibira Inosuke and Zenitsu Agatsuma, they traveled to investigate what happened in the place and to rescue Uzui’s companions. Along the way, the pillar recognized that the mission they embarked on is more dangerous than he thought.

Each of them is forced to push themselves to the limit during their confrontation with Daki and Gyutarō. That demon was made up of two brothers that the anime initially presented with only one body, until he splits into independent beings. Heroes and villains clashing with each other, while Kimetsu no Yaiba, a classic shonen, is allowed to make social criticism at different times; especially, one in which the notion of beauty and the weight that appearances have today are questioned. The anime resonates beyond the universe it composes, a success. While doing so, due to Ufotable’s adaptation, it generates a powerful and entertaining visual experience.

Kimetsu no Yaiba:
the consolidation of a narrative

The first broadcast of Kimetsu no Yaiba occurred on April 6, 2019. Three years later, the story is still a phenomenon that attracts fans of manga and those viewers who do not follow such stories. As it happens with Attack the titans, demon slayer offers a story and a presentation that is attractive, satisfying and that, on occasion, escapes its narrative universe to wink at current issues.