In the anime and manga world of demon slayer, the heroes Tanjiro, Zenitsu, Inosuke, and Giyu are some of the best swordsmen around, with unique Breathing Styles that help them overcome the toughest demonic enemies. And now, in an incredible stop-motion animation by fans, their awesome powers are unleashed in epic style!
Posted on social media via Instagram, this isn’t the first time username @hannibalsaikaku has made an incredible stop-motion animated video based on characters from the anime and manga space.
Carefully bringing in heroes and villains from not only the world of Demon Slayer but also Dragon Ball, Akira, Chainsaw Man, etc., @hannibalsaikaku is a “Stop Motion Animator” who links Keep uploading clips demonstrating the wide range of creative skills that bring professional animators in the industry running for their money, with this clip proving that point completely.
Demon Hunter’s Tanjiro, Zenitsu, Inosuke and Giyu look stunning in Stop-Motion animation
The four members of the Demon Slayer Corps need no introduction, Tanjiro, Zenitsu, Inosuke, and Giyu, who are fan-favorite heroes from the anime, commanding the epic powers of Breath of Water/Sun, Breath Breath of Thunder, Breath of Monster and Breath of Water (again), respectively. Beautifully animated in the show whenever one of these forms pops up, @hannibalsaikaku not only successfully captures the spirit of these characters in this clip, but ends up on par with anime and power their epic too!
Animating the modified mini Nendoroid characters, @hannibalsaikaku begins the clip with Tanjiro face down on a creepy anthropomorphic Kiwi. Drawing an Opening Thread on the poor piece of fruit, next Tanjiro unleashes his Water Breathing technique, with @hannibalsaikaku’s stunning rendition almost perfectly matching the anime’s style and fluidity . Switching to Zenitsu, @hannibalsaikaku animates him in his usual swathed state, showing him unleashing his Thunder Breath ability on the underpowered fruit with a quick blast of blinding light. Next showing Inosuke using Monster’s Breath, @hannibalsaikaku adds a bit of Inosuke’s patented humor to the scene before animating him cleanly slicing a kiwi in half. Wrapping things up with Giyu, @hannibalsaikaku doesn’t show him using any form of Water Breathing, as expected, but instead, he casually cuts a kiwi in half with a quick swipe of the blade. , almost unnoticed.
But that’s not all! At the end of the clip, @hannibalsaikaku shows fans the creative process behind this video, showing how hard work and dedication it takes to create a work with beautiful visuals and intricate animations. as complex as this work. Tanjiro, Zenitsu, Inosuke and Giyu are the four symbols demon slayer characters with more fanart than their fair share float in the nerd community, but after seeing @hannibalsaikaku’s abilities, the standard has been raised considerably.