The ending is hard but Volume 23, the final part of the Demon slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga, has a perfect ending.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba episode 23 ends the popular shonen series with the manga’s explosive and emotional final chapters. Written and illustrated by the series’ creator, Koyoharu Gotouge, this final installment is a satisfying and definitive conclusion to the iconic series. The ending is tough and Demon Slayer manages to hit the mark by staying true to its characters until the end.
Episode 23 depicts, continuing exactly where the previous chapter left off during the final battle with Muzan. There’s an indescribable emotion amid the non-stop action, as each of the remaining characters gets their moment to shine in the battle to rid the world of Evil for good. It’s great credit to Koyoharu Gotouge to have engaging, emotional character beats in battle to end all battles, keeping what these characters are fighting for at the forefront of the game. every war.
It’s also a testament to Gotouge’s skill that the final chapters are just as enjoyable as they are, as the locations and characters have remained largely unchanged for most of Episode 23. Especially considering the confrontation. with Muzan before that several protracted battles between Hashira and Superior. Thanks to the power of the characters we all know and love, as well as the long-awaited time spent with Muzan, the battle against the Devil’s ancestors doesn’t feel repetitive or absurd.
Each character’s emotions are carefully described, but the characters themselves are still the focus. The brutal, violent illustrations aren’t gory for the sake of gore but are essential to convey not only the physical, but also emotional, of this confrontation to the heroes. The transmission chapters are, wisely, not filled with information explaining the techniques and physics of combat, rather, they are used to illustrate the weight of what is at stake in combat. This one features impressively detailed character drawings.
As the final installment of the series, Episode 23 is sure to move from conflict to resolution, letting the tempos relax a bit as character interactions take center stage. The tone of the series can also relax a bit, giving breathing space to some of the fun vibes that Demon Slayer does so well. The series manages to escape the intense drama of the final season without feeling as if it is wiping away anything under their feet.
Gotouge Professionally brings each character’s journey to a fitting conclusion that feels earned and natural following the events of the final chapters. One of the benefits of the series’ relatively simple premise is that there are very few questions left unanswered once the reader has turned that last page. The open ending can feel like a confrontation, and the ending of Demon Slayer’s final installment is as satisfying on a character level as fans might hope.
Reportedly, volume 23 released in the United States, August 3, long after the original release of the final chapter of the manga in May 2020. So despite the events in the final volume of Demon Slayer not exactly news, but fans of the series still have plenty of reasons to pick up Episode 23. Chapters 204 and 205 are stacked with additional pages of expanded and additional scenes that have been stripped cut from the first release of those chapters. This new episode includes exciting new character interactions, emotional moments, and some clarification of the plot points of the final chapter.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a work of art from start to finish. Volume 23 isn’t just a collection of previously released stories, it’s a love letter and a gift to the fans who made the series so popular. Just like Rengoku Wanted for Tanjiro, the ending of Demon Slayer encourages its readers to look to the future.