Demon Slayer Creator Inks Special New Tanjiro Art


Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba draws attention wherever it goes, and the anime has been everyone at this point. After all, the hit series is one of the best anime shows right now, and it continues to break sales records despite the odds. This also goes for the manga despite the fact that it ended a while ago. But thanks to creator Koyoharu Gotouge, fans got more Tanjiro art to admire.

The work was made by Gotouge before demon slayerthe upcoming play. The anime is being adapted for the Noh-Kyogen theater, after all, so the manga creator signed a commercial for the performance. This is where Gotouge drew Tanjiro in a classic Japanese theater costume, and the killer easily pulls off the look.

(Photo: Koyoharu Gotouge)

Now, if you are unfamiliar with this exact style of drama, it is considered a traditional form of Japanese drama. Noh and Kyogen are classic theater types, with the former focusing on dramatic performances including poetry, masks, etc. As for Kyogen, this type of performance is defined by its comedic tone and heavy use of dialogue. So when it comes to that demon slayer adaptation, the play will alternate between the two performances.

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This adaptation is far from the anime’s only play, but it’s the most recent to tackle. demon slayer. Right now, theater lovers can check out a few other anime projects in Japan, the most popular being Taken away as if by magic. The iconic Studio Ghibli film debuted its theatrical adaptation earlier this year in Tokyo, and the play will continue touring across Japan through the summer.

What do you think of this latest work of art from Tanjiro? Do you think Gotouge will ever revisit the demon slayer series? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below or hit me up on Twitter @MeganPetersCB.



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