The Demon Slayer manga by Koyoharu Gotouge has finally come to an end. It is one of the more popular Shounen titles of recent years. Demon Slayer : Kimetsu no Yaiba manga ended in the 24th issue of the weekly shounen magazine on Monday.
Fans were also left excited by the announcement of a spinoff series that would focus on the flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku. The short spinoff Manga is titled Kimetsu no Yaiba : Rengoku Gaiden.
The Demon Slayer manga inspired a TV anime series that went on to perform exceptionally well last year, the 26 episode season went on to win the anime of the year at the 2019 Crunchyroll anime awards.
The spinoff manga Kimetsu no Yaiba : Rengoku Gaiden will be written by Ryoji Hirano who is famous for writing the Kimetsu no Aima four panel spinoff manga in 2019.
Hirano was also responsible for drawing Kimetsu no Yaiba : Tomioka Giyu Gaiden, a two chapter side story for the weekly shounen that debuted in April 2019.
Viz media published the Demon slayer manga in English, and the manga is available to read on their website. Shueisha’s Manga plus published the manga digitally in English and it is available to read both in English and Spanish on Manga plus.
With development still in early days, there is no launch date for the Kimetsu no Yaiba : Rengoku Gaiden spinoff manga yet, same as the second season of the anime which currently has no release date due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Demon Slayer anime film is expected to open in Japan on October 16th. It is worthy of note that the Demon Slayer manga which began its run in the weekly magazine in February 2016 has now amassed over 60 million copies in circulation worldwide. It is a highly successful franchise.
The weekly shonen magazine has also offered fans of Demon Slayer a reprinted manuscript of the final chapter which will include repainting of the 21 black and white pages of the final chapter. It will cost $35.
Fans took to social media to show their appreciation for the masterpiece.
The manga by Koyoharu Gotouge has led to other projects such as the TV anime series, three novels, an anime film expected later this year, a smartphone game still in the works and a PS4 game that will be released in 2021.
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