When cherry blossom season arrives, Demon Hunter’s Nezuko leaves her box to view the cherry blossoms.
Cosplayer Naoko-Hime posted their dazzling Demon Slayer Nezuko cosplay on Reddit. With Nezuko’s pale pink kimono and bright red flower pinned in her flame hair, the cosplayer matched the beautiful cherry blossoms around her. Gently cradled in her hand was a bunch of flowers. Nezuko is rarely seen without a bamboo muzzle when she is not fighting, but she may not have worn it to enjoy the cherry blossoms to the fullest.
Naoko-Hime’s cosplay history
An avid Nezuko fan, Naoko-Hime has portrayed the demon in other photo shoots, including one where she appears to be in a dark forest with lighting that mimics fireflies Fireflies fly around her. In this particular cosplay, Naoko-Hime wears a bamboo muzzle, which she says is “quite comfortable.” This cosplayer often portrays characters from anime series from the 1990s to 2000s, such as Chii from CLAMP’s Chobits manga and Alter Saber from the Fate/stay night visual novel. Besides Demon Slayer’s Nezuko, the cosplayer has also cosplayed as the character of the same name in Violet Evergarden.
Nezuko plays an important role in setting the sequence of events in Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer. Protagonist Tanjiro Kamado returns home after staying in a nearby village to sell coal and finds his entire family slaughtered to save his sister Nezuko, who soon begins to turn into a youkai. While most demons can’t control the demon’s urges and won’t hesitate to kill people, including their loved ones, Nezuko proves different when she’s able to resist hunger and keep human enough to protect her brother and anyone she considers part of her family. . Most of the time, Nezuko is pretty sweet unless she’s in her fully awakened demon form.
History of Demon Slayer
Three years after Demon Slayer began serialization in Weekly Shōnen Jump, the manga inspired an anime adaptation produced by ufotable. The first season premiered in April 2019 and has received a lot of praise from fans for the high quality of the animation. The adaptation selected Best Work and Best Voice Actor at the 2019 Newtype Anime Awards. The second part of the adaptation of the “Mugen Train” and “Amusement Park” parts premiered in 2021, with the first part premiering as a film in 2020, becoming the first film in Japanese cinema history to gross yên40 billion. More recently, Demon Slayer fans have expressed their split over the inclusion of CGI animation.
The third season of Demon Slayer, including the “Swordsmith Village” season, streamed on Crunchyroll. Episode 6, “Aren’t You Going to Become a Hashira?” airs on May 14.