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Demon Slayer gets Otsukimi (moon sighting) illustration by Ufotable

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Today marks the start of Otsukimi – a 3-day “moon sighting” in Japan, and Ufotable studio has prepared a special illustration for the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Fans. The new drawing shows Tanjiro, Netsuko, Zenitsu and Inosuke, as well as three Yashiras: Tengen, Mitsuri and Muichiro.

Demon Slayer – Illustration by Otsukimi “Look at the Moon”

Moongazing 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 manga by Koyoharu Gotoge. It ran from 2016 to 2020 in 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 world-famous phenomenon.

The first season had 26 episodes and was followed by Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – Mugen Train movie in 2020. The movie was a huge hit both in Japan and overseas. Demon Slayer Season 2 kicked off in October 2021 with a TV version of the Mugen Train arc. The film was adapted into 7 episodes and it included a special first episode which was not part of the film. 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 Blacksmiths’ Village Archis currently under construction.

Source: Official Twitter
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