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Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba was written and illustrated by a Japanese manga creator named Koyoharu Gotoge. The story follows a young man who strives to vanish all demons from the face of the earth after his family gets slaughtered by demons and his little sister is turned into one. He becomes a Demon Slayer and looks for the cure to his little sister’s illness to turn her back to normal.
The manga started publishing in Shueisha’s Shonen Manga from February 2016 to May 2020. The chapters are collected into 23 tankobon volumes. The english version of the manga was published by Viz Media.
Ufotable produced the anime adaptation for the manga with 25 episodes that aired in Japan from April 2019 to September 2019. In October 2020, a sequel anime movie titled Demon Slayer: Mugen Train was released and it topped the charts in Japan, winning the title of the best animated movie. A second season is under works and is announced to come out late in 2021.