Volume 23 of the Demon Slayer manga, clarifying some plot points and determining which pairings will come together.
When the last chapter of the Demon Slayer The manga was released in May 2020, readers were introduced to the various descendants and reincarnations of the main cast. Revealing that each of our heroes formed a family in the years following Muzan’s defeat is jarring, as the previous chapter only briefly hinted at possible romances in a small way. best. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba volume 23 confirms that the matches will be made in the manga.
Without much context, Chapter 205 includes a day in the lives of new characters, all of which bear similarities to the original cast. While some of these children are clearly descendants of Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu, and Inosuke, what is not clear is the identity of the parents remaining in the manga. Fans formed their own theories after some suggestions in Chapter 204, but Episode 23 brings the discussion to a halt. Combination of Demon Slayer is classically confirmed by a handy chart placed after the initial conclusion of Chapter 205.
The central children in Chapter 205, Sumihiko and Kanata, are actually descendants of Tanjiro and Kanao, four generations later. Proof that nothing is impossible with perseverance, Yoshiteru, Toko and their two unnamed sisters are the great-grandchildren of Nezuko and Zenitsu. And it turns out that Inosuke is easily subdued, as his apparent affection for Aoi after she made the food in Chapter 204 led to a relationship, as they were Aoba Hashibira’s ancestors.
For any fans who may not have explored the hints of romance in Chapter 204 for the first time, the information in Volume 23 makes Chapter 205 more worth reading thanks to this additional information. In addition to the leaderboard, there’s also a dedicated montage board for the book that offers glimpses of Tanjiro and Kanao, Nezuko and Zenitsu, and Inosuke and Aoi both falling in love in various touching moments.
In addition to the descendants of the main characters, Chapter 205 is also filled with characters who resemble the rest of the protagonists, even Hashira who lost his life in the final battle against Muzan and the High Priests. The concept of reincarnation is introduced in the opening pages of Chapter 205, though audiences still wonder which of these images are descendants of the original cast, and which are reincarnations.
Tojuro, the boy who resembles Kyojuro Rengoku, is identified by the chart of Episode 23 as a descendant of Senjuro Rengoku. The looks of Sanemi, Tengen, and Giyu are also descendants of the original characters. The general rule in this chapter seems to be that any new characters that resemble those who died in the Demon Slayer’s run are reincarnated. There is no explanation regarding the lineage of Himejima, Genya, Iguro, and Kanroji, leading to the conclusion that these characters have been reincarnated, as they all died in the final battle against Muzan and Upper class.
The information also provides some background information about the various incarnations of the fallen Hashira. Himejima is currently a kindergarten teacher while Genya is a policeman, sharing brotherhood with his friends, descendants of Sanemi. The most heartwarming revelation of all is the confirmation that Iguro and Kanroji have kept their promise, as their reincarnations have found each other and have five children together.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba volume 23 did a great job of providing additional context to the manga’s complicated ending without making the plot absurd. Sure, a lot of this is left up to fans to decide at first, but it’s nice to get an additional, rewarding perspective on the determination of each character, especially those who have given their lives. their way out of the Devil’s world. The final chapter of Episode 23 wonderfully reaffirms that everyone has a happy ending – except for Muzan.