Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (manga)

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Alternative title:
Guardianes de la noche - Kimetsu no Yaiba (Spanish)
Kimetsu no Yaiba (Japanese)
Miecz zabójcy demonów - Kimetsu no Yaiba (Polish)
鬼滅の刃 (Japanese)
鬼滅之刃 (Chinese (Taiwan))
Genres: supernatural
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Since ancient times, rumors have abounded of man-eating demons lurking in the woods. Because of this, the local townsfolk never venture outside at night. Legend has it that a demon slayer also roams the night, hunting down these bloodthirsty demons. For young Tanjiro, these rumors will soon to become his harsh reality. Ever since the death of his father, Tanjiro has taken it upon himself to support his family. Although their lives may be hardened by tragedy, they've found happiness. But that ephemeral warmth is shattered one day when Tanjiro finds his family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon. To his surprise, however, Nezuko still shows signs of human emotion and thought. Thus begins Tanjiro's request to fight demons and turn his sister human again.
User Ratings: 18 ratings have been given [details]
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Seen in part or in whole by 53 users, rank: #1396 (of 5836)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.111 (Very good), std. dev.: 1.7603, rank: #767 (of 6178)
Weighted mean: 8.445 (Very good+), rank: #488 (of 6178) (seen all: 8.54 / seen some: 8.34)
Bayesian estimate: 8.317 (Very good+), rank: #140 (of 3249)
Number of tankoubon: 23
Number of pages: 192
Chapter titles: We have 211
2016-02-15 (serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump) 
2016-02-15 to 2020-05-18 (Weekly Shonen Jump, 2016 #11 - 2020 #24)
Release dates: We have 54
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鬼滅の刃 (Japanese)
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Graphic novel
    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (GN 1) 2018-07-03
    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (GN 2) 2018-09-04
    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (GN 3) 2018-11-06
    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (GN 4) 2019-01-01
    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (GN 5) 2019-03-05

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Koyoharu Gotouge
Japanese companies
Publisher: Shueisha
English staff
English cast
Translation: John Werry

Adaptation: Stan!
Adam Grano (vols. 1-9)
Jimmy Presler (vols. 10+)
Editing: Mike Montesa
Touch-up Art & Lettering:
Evan Waldinger (vols. 15, 17, 21)
John Hunt (vols. 1-14, 16, 18-20; Shonen Jump Series chapters)
English companies
Licensed by: Viz Media
Online Distribution: Viz Media (Jump Start; chapters 1-3)
French staff
French companies
Licensed by: Panini Comics
French cast
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
Translation: Víctor Gomà (Norma Editorial)
Licensed by: Editorial Ivréa (Argentina)
Publisher: Norma Editorial (Spain)
Translation: Daruma Serveis Lingüístics (Norma Editorial)
Spanish cast
Italian staff
Italian cast
Translation: Andrea Maniscalco

Lettering: Christian Biscaro
Italian companies
Polish staff
Polish cast
Translation: Wojciech Gęszczak
Polish companies
Publisher: Waneko
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Translation: Renata Leitão
Portuguese companies
Publisher: Planet Manga (Brazil)
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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