Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga series that was written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotoge. It started its serialization on Weekly Shonen Jump in February 2016 and has a total of 19 tankobon volumes as of February 2020. The story follows our main protagonist, Tanjiro Kamado, a young boy living a simple life with his family up in the mountains. One night, tragedy struck when his whole family gets attacked by a demon while he was away. His whole family is slain, except for his little sister, Nezuko, who survived but has turned into a demon as well. Tanjiro becomes a demon slayer and vows to avenge his family as well as turn Nezuko back to normal and make her human once again. An anime TV series by Ufotable aired in 2019 from April to September. This is anime is one of the prime examples of how a properly executed show could help turn people's attention to it and its manga.
That is exactly what happened with Demon Slayer as it saw increased interest and sales when its anime series hit. The effects were so amazing, in fact, that it became the best-selling manga series of 2019. It even outsold the king of them all, One Piece, in one particular month by over 200,000 copies. If you've been a fan of the series, then you've probably read everything all the way to the latest chapter and eagerly waiting for the next one. Thankfully, there are plenty of other manga like Demon Slayer that you can read to tie you over while you wait. Check out our list of some of the best manga to read if you love Demon Slayer down below.
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