In this article, we are bringing you the latest ranking of the top 10 most popular characters in Demon Slayer. Since its debut, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has garnered widespread attention and discussions in Japan and even around the world. Its unique plot, thrilling battles, and rich character portrayals have deeply captivated the audience. In this ranking, let's take a look at which characters successfully won the hearts of anime enthusiasts.
No. 10: Mitsuri Kanroji
She is my favorite female character in Demon Slayer. In the comment column, many people expressed their feelings of being attracted by Mitsuri's shyness. In addition, some comments pointed out that despite the heavy plots in the story, Mitsuri-chan always brings a sense of calmness because of her gentle and kind heart. Her innocent and cute image makes people feel healing.
No. 9: Obanai Iguro
Obanai Iguro is Genya's older brother, and in the original Demon Slayer, he was one of the few pillars who survived to the end. In his childhood, Obanai witnessed the tragedy of his mother turning into a demon. In order to protect his beloved younger brother, he made his mother disappear in the sunlight, so he hated the demon very much. He once used his blood to provoke Nezuko in the Pillars Trial and persuade his younger brother to leave the Demon Slayer Corps. In fact, he wanted to protect him. However, his wish failed to come true in the end.
No. 8: Inosuke Hashibira
Inosuke is a member of the protagonist group and a rare double swordsman in Demon Slayer. His popularity is mainly due to his stunning looks. Although he looks rough and a bit vulgar, he hides a face that is as beautiful as a girl and extremely handsome. While others learn their breathing techniques from someone else, Inosuke uniquely comprehended his breathing style. Relying on his beast-like instincts and robust physical abilities, he developed his distinctive breathing method. As the plot develops, he grows alongside Zenitsu and Tanjiro, displaying impressive skills in the battle against the Upper Moon demons.
No. 7: Kyojuro Rengoku
Kyojuro Rengoku is a character loved by many comic fans because he always gives people a positive and uplifting feeling, as passionate as his breathing style. He is a man who sticks to his beliefs, integrates them into his flesh and blood, and insists on executing them to the extreme. He remains optimistic about many things and will never lose confidence no matter what kind of blows and ridicule he suffers. In Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, he protected many passengers alone and also saved Tanjiro from the punches of his older brother. Although Kyojuro Rengoku's ending was heartbreaking, there's no denying that it added a huge amount of charm to his character.
No. 6: Tanjiro Kamado
As the protagonist of Demon Slayer, ranking sixth does not mean he is unpopular. In fact, each character has their unique charm. After his family is destroyed by demons and his sister is turned into a demon, he joins the Demon Slayer Squad to find the way to restore his sister to human, embarking on an adventurous journey. Despite this, he remains gentle and kind-hearted, believing that demons also have a distinction between good and evil, and often feels sympathy for the demons he kills. He is considered the gentlest protagonist in the anime world and is called a little angel by many.
No. 5: Shinobu Kocho
In the anime, Shinobu Kocho not only has a gentle personality but also has a beautiful and dreamy image. She ranked first in the boys' vote and was arguably popular, even ranking fourth in the girls' vote. As an insect pillar, Shinobu may not be physically strong, but she is good at poison management and can use poison in battle, displaying intelligence and bravery in battle. Shinobu purple eyes are very popular.
No. 4: Nezuko Kamado
Many fans were attracted to Nezuko's image from the beginning, especially her big pink eyes. She became a demon because she was infected with Muzan's blood, but her brother's company allowed her to feel emotions again. Nezuko's image remains sweet, she always bites a bamboo tube, giving people a cute and innocent vibe. Once engaged in battle, she also demonstrates reliable and formidable strength. The affection between Nezuko and her brother also moved many people. Although she was unfortunately transformed into a demon, the way she acted like a spoiled child with her brother was very sweet, and her little action of getting into the cage was really cute. With her lovely personality, Nezuko became the most popular female character in Demon Slayer.
3rd place: Muichiro Tokitou
Muichiro Tokitou looks like a beautiful boy with long hair and his face is often expressionless, as if he is always in a daze, which gives comic fans an inexplicable sense of cuteness. However, due to loss of his memory, he is emotionally dull. He is the most talented demon slayer swordsman in the Demon Slayer Corps. He is only 14 years old and becomes one of the pillars after only two months of holding the sword. He is also the person who became the pillar in the shortest time in history. Unfortunately, in the battle against Akaza in the Infinity Castle, he succumbs to his injuries and dies due to excessive bleeding.
2nd place: Giyu Tomioka
The character Tomioka Giyu has become a meme in the anime community, with the most famous line being "The Source of All Evil,". This classic line comes from Tomioka Giyu: "I am not hated." Since then, many manga fans have used the idea of hating Giyu Tomioka as a joke, but this is just a joke. In fact, everyone still loves the character Tomioka Giyu, especially his blue eyes very much. Tomioka is often misunderstood by his friends because he is not good at words, but he is very gentle at heart. Of course, we cannot deny his powerful strength and talent, which is demonstrated in his self-created eleventh form, Nagi.
1st place: Zenitsu Agatsuma
He is one of the three little ones in the protagonist group, and he is also a character with a sense of contrast. In his waking state, he looks a little goofy. But once he enters sleep mode, his ability to kill with one hit makes him quite powerful. When he is awake, Zenitsu is still a weirdo who is good at complaining, and he is the funny person in Demon Slayer. Although he is cowardly and timid, as the plot develops, Zenitsu also shows his handsome side. He will stand up to protect his friends and loved ones from harm, displaying very brave qualities. Later, when Zenitsu learned about his grandfather's seppuku, he had an epiphany and vowed to avenge his grandfather. Therefore, even when he was awake, he was able to exert his powerful strength and successfully killed Upper Rank demons in the Infinity Castle battle.