The official Twitter account of the animation production company “ufotable” has released the illustrations sent to the 6th episode of the TV animation “Kimetsu no Yaiba” Yukaku Hen. Fans are excited about the illustration depicting the awakened figure of Nezuko Kamado.
The manga “Kimetsu no Yaiba” by Koyoharu Gotouge is a blockbuster work serialized in “Weekly Shonen Jump” (Shueisha) from November 2016 to May 2020. The TV anime broadcast in 2019 caused a social phenomenon, and the cumulative circulation of the comic series exceeded 150 million. Furthermore, the box office revenue of “Theatrical Version” Devil’s Blade “Infinite Train Edition” released on October 16 last year reached 40 billion yen, breaking the record for the first time in Japan. From December of last year, the new TV animation “Kimetsu no Yaiba” Yukaku Hen is being broadcast.
The sixth episode of “Kimetsu no Yaiba” Yukaku Hen, which was broadcast on January 9, was a development in which the demon Nezuko was awakened. To protect her older brother, Tanjiro Kamado, who fell into a pinch in the battle with the fallen princess, the demon of the “land of the first string,” Sadako, who showed anger, rushed. At first, he seemed to have a difference in power from his enemies, but suddenly he showed a regenerative ability that surprised the fallen princess. In addition, she transformed into an adult and gained overwhelming power.
At the end of the game, the angry waves suddenly developed, and during the broadcast, voice actor Akari Kito, who plays the role of Nezuko, also tweeted with a surprise, “Nezuko !!!!!!!!”. She continued as if she was absent-minded, “She ended up in a good place …”.
After the broadcast, the official Twitter account of “ufotable” released the illustrations of “I will introduce the provided images created for the broadcast” and “Nezuko / Adult version.” Fans said, “I’m scared, but I’m strong and cool,” “It’s cool!” “Awakening of Nezuko Kamado. It was a tremendous success!” “It was too strong, and I was scared.”