This has been very popular as of late and after reading volume one of the manga I can see why.
Shonen can be generic in a way. Hero has a problem, hero has to bulk up to solve said problem, many obstacles in the way, etc.
What I love about Demon Slayer is that it is nonstop. The action, gore, and the dialogue is jam packed and the story flows wonderfully. You are immediately drawn into the story and you don’t want it to end because when it does
and you’re left like me…
sulking on the edge of the bed while morosely sipping a shamrock shake from Mcdonald’s
What exactly would you do if you came home to find your entire family slaughtered by a pack of demons? Well, everyone besides your younger sister who unbeknownst to you at the time has been infected by demon blood.
This is Tanjiro’s personal hell and the opening to this manga that I am more than excited to dive more into.
Thanks very much to Netgalley and the publisher for this copy of my ARC.