Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Japanese: 鬼滅の刃 Hepburn: Kimetsu no Yaiba) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotōge. The story follows Tanjirō Kamado, a young boy who becomes a demon slayer after his entire family was slaughtered by a demon, except for his little sister Nezuko, who was turned into a demon as well, vowing to find a way to make her human again.
Written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotōge, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba started in the 2016’s 11th issue of Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump on February 15, 2016. A side story for the manga was published in the first issue of Shonen Jump GIGA on July 20, 2016. Shueisha began simultaneously releasing the series in English on the Manga Plus service in January 2019.