A brand new figurine of Kyojuro Rengoku from Demon Slayer: Kimestu no Yaiba depicts the Flame Hashira within the midst of a lethal battle and able to burn his opponent to ash, however the true killing blow could come from its price ticket.
Created by The Good Smile Company, the 1/4 scale figurine retails for a formidable $2,969.99. In response to the outline, “Kyojuro’s wounds on his stomach and face sustained whereas locked in a life or loss of life battle, his combat-worn haori coat and Demon Slayer Corps uniform have been faithfully preserved in determine kind.” Its crowning glory is “an infinite flame impact half over 70cm (27.56 inches) in peak on a particular base, making for an unimaginable recreation of a memorable scene.” The Good Smile Firm can be promoting a model of the figurine with out the flame impact that retails for $362.99.
The unique Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga collection by Koyoharu Gotouge was revealed in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Bounce from February 2016 to Might 2020, producing a complete of 23 volumes price of story. The anime adaptation by studio Ufotable (Destiny/keep evening: Limitless Blade Works, God Eater) and director Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Zestriria the X, Tales of Symphonia: The Animation) premiered April 6, 2019, and is at the moment ongoing.
The story follows protagonist Tanjiro Kamado, a kindhearted and clever boy who lives within the mountains along with his household. Nonetheless, when his mother and father are slaughtered by demons and his sister, Nezuko, is reworked into one, his complete life modifications. He strives to change into a demon slayer, whereas additionally defending his sister.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has an immense, passionate fan following, which even contains Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The franchise is a merchandising juggernaut, with different current Demon Slayer merchandise past The Good Smile Firm’s Rengoku figurine together with clothing brand Crunchyroll Loves’ limited edition hoodies and Takara Tomy Arts’ sushi train. ANA airways even has a Demon Slayer jetliner for pan-Pacific flights.
Furthermore, followers are additionally avid producers of Demon Slayer content material. Artist Wizyakuza created 3D digital work of the Rengoku and the Twelve Kizuki demon Akaza, and Ambassador and Consul General of Japan in New York Kanji Yamanouchi launched a canopy of the anime’s iconic theme tune, “Gurenge.”
Preorders for each variations of the brand new Rengoku figurine can be found by means of March 2, 2022, and shipments are anticipated to start as early as February 2022. At present, solely the primary season of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is obtainable on Netflix; nevertheless, Seasons 1 and a pair of can be found to observe on Funimation, Hulu and Crunchyroll.
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