By the time the clock ticked down on May 17, 2020, a collective gasp resonated in the anime and manga world. The final chapter of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba had been released in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Created by Koyoharu Gotouge, this spellbinding series hooked us all with its ferocious battles, the relentless struggle between good and evil, and a slew of unforgettable characters.
Is the Anime Coming to an End Too?
Nope, it’s not curtains for the anime adaptation just yet. While the manga has had its final bow, the anime still has a bit more to unfurl. The fourth season has been announced, following the recently concluded third season, titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Swordsmith Village. Brace yourselves, anime enthusiasts; the story arcs are still rolling out!
The Epic Ending: Muzan’s Fall and Tanjiro’s Transformation
The climactic finale of the Demon Slayer manga takes readers on an emotional rollercoaster as the battle against the formidable Muzan Kibutsuji reaches its peak.
That emotional rollercoaster took us through valleys of despair and peaks of jubilance as our favorite Demon Slayers awaited the sunrise—their ultimate weapon against the nearly invincible Muzan. When daylight broke, Muzan disintegrated, but it was Tanjiro’s sudden lifelessness that held us in suspense. Then, a twist! Tanjiro awoke, not as a human but as a demon, bringing a flood of emotions to his friends and allies.
Love Conquers All: The Final Resolution
Yes, we all felt the lump in our throats when Nezuko rushed to her transformed brother, hugging him tightly. This poignant moment marked the start of Tanjiro’s inner journey to expel Muzan’s influence, resulting in a peaceful resolution that we’d all been yearning for.
What the Future Holds: A World Without Demons
Chapter 205, the extended finale, jumps hundreds of years into the future, showcasing the modern-day Kamado family.
The manga doesn’t just end; it transcends time. In a heartwarming wrap-up, we see the descendants of our favorite characters living in a world free from demonic threats, a world where they don’t have to be fighters anymore.
Conclusion: The Impact and Legacy of Demon Slayer
The series may have come to an end, but its impact is far from over. Demon Slayer has forever etched itself in the hearts of fans worldwide, leaving us with a legacy that will continue to inspire and engage for generations to come.