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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (2019)
Original name: 鬼滅の刃
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.
Style: exciting, captivating, dark fantasy, humorous, manga, absurd, suspense, disturbing, biting
Plot: demon, adventure, death, danger, friendship, murder, violence, supernatural, sword, mentor, magic, vengeance, destiny, death of family, youth, teamwork, parents and children, sense of smell, redemption, martial artist, society, adaptation, mutilation, massacre, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo

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