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 Demon slayer : kimetsu no yaiba 1 (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba (Manga))
 Author: Gotoge, Koyoharu

 Publisher:  VIZ Media, (2018)

 Dewey: 741.5
 Classification: Nonfiction
 Physical Description: 152 p., ill., 19 cm

 BTSB No: 387783 ISBN: 9781974700523
 Ages: 12-16 Grades: 7-11

 Demonology -- Fiction
 Siblings -- Fiction
 Revenge -- Fiction
 Graphic novels

Price: $9.83

Learning to destroy demons won't be easy, and Tanjiro barely knows where to start. The surprise appearance of another boy named Giyu, who seems to know what's going on, might provide some answers--but only if Tanjiro can stop Giyu from killing his sister first! In manga graphic novel format.

 Added Entry - Personal Name: Stan!
 Illustrator: Hunt, John

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 09/01/2018 Gr 7 Up—Tanjiro's virtuous life selling charcoal to support his mother and siblings is upended when a vampiric demon murders his family, leaving his little sister Nezuko alive but cursed. Tanjiro embarks on a journey to save Nezuko, encountering demon hunters, ghosts, and monsters. The crisp black-and-white art is attractive, and the panel layout effectively sets the intense tone and conveys movement. This shonen manga is violent but not nearly as brutal as series such as "Hellsing," and there is little overt sexuality. Female characters are not objectified, though they exist only as supporting characters in this volume. VERDICT This is a strong addition to manga collections, particularly as Volume 2 will be released shortly in the United States. For fans of "Fullmetal Alchemist" and "Hellsing."—Tammy Ivins, University of North Carolina at Wilmington - Copyright 2018 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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