Today marks the beginning of Otsukimi – a day 3 long “moon-viewing” in Japan and studio Ufotable prepared a special illustration for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba fans. The new drawing shows off Tanjiro, Netsuko, Zenitsu, and Inosuke, along with three Yashiras: Tengen, Mitsuri, and Muichiro.
The moon viewing is also known as Tsukimi or Jugoya and serves as an autumn festival. Otsukimi in particular is dedicated to the harvest moon.
Demon Slayer is a mnga by Koyoharu Gotoge. It ran from 2016 to 2020 in the Weekly Shonen Jump and ended after 205 chapters, compiled into 23 volumes. It received an anime adaptation by studio Ufotable in 2019 and quickly became a worldwide known phenomenon.
The first season had 26 episodes and was followed by Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Mugen Train movie in 2020. The movie was an enormous success, both in Japan and overseas. Season 2 of Demon Slayer started in October of 2021 with a TV version of the Mugen Train arc. The movie was adapted into 7 episodes and it included a special first episode that wasn’t part of the movie. The second part of the second season was the Entertainment District Arc, which introduced a new Hashira – Tengen Uzui. The third season, which will focus on the Swordsmith Village Arc, is currently in the works.
Source: Official Twitter
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