Demon slayer : kimetsu no yaiba volume 1 / story and art by Koyoharu Gotouge ; translation, John Werry ; English adaptation, Stan! ; touch-up art & lettering, John Hunt.

By: Gotouge, Koyoharu [author.]
Contributor(s): Werry, John [translator.] | Stan! [adapter.] | Hunt, John [letterer, artist.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Demon Slayer; Kimetsu no YaibaPublisher: Tokyo : SHUEISHA, Inc., [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Publisher: San Francisco, CA : VIZ Media, [2018]Edition: Volume 1. --Description: [191] pages : illustrations ; 19 cmContent type: text, still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781974700523Subject(s): Demonology -- Fiction | Demonology -- Comic books, strips, etc | Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Comic books, strips, etc | Good and evil -- Fiction | Good and evil -- Comic books, strips, etc | Revenge -- Fiction | Revenge -- Comic books, strips, etc | Cartoons and comics | Japan -- History -- Taishoo period, 1912-1926 -- Comic books, strips, etcGenre/Form: Comics (Graphic works) -- Japan -- Translations into English | Graphic novels -- Japan -- Translations into English | Manga -- Translations into English | Fantasy comic books, strips, etc. | Action | Demons | Historical | Supernatural | ShounenLOC classification: DEMON SLAYER | .G684 2016 vol. 1Summary: In Taisho-era Japan, kindhearted Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life. Learning to slay demons won't be easy, and Tanjiro barely knows where to start. The surprise appearance of another boy named Giyu, who seems to know what's going on, might provide some answers--but only if Tanjiro can stop Giyu from killing his sister first!
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"[...] Reads from right to left, starting in the upper-right corner. Japanese is read from right to left, meaning that action, sound effects and word-balloon order are completely reversed from English order."

In Taisho-era Japan, kindhearted Tanjiro Kamado makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered when a demon slaughters his entire family. His little sister Nezuko is the only survivor, but she has been transformed into a demon herself! Tanjiro sets out on a dangerous journey to find a way to return his sister to normal and destroy the demon who ruined his life.

Learning to slay demons won't be easy, and Tanjiro barely knows where to start. The surprise appearance of another boy named Giyu, who seems to know what's going on, might provide some answers--but only if Tanjiro can stop Giyu from killing his sister first!

TEEN: May be suitable for early teens and older. For example, may contain violence, infrequent use of strong language, suggestive themes or situations, crude humor, alcohol and/or tobacco use. https://www.viz.com/ratings

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