Tanjiro Demon Slayer Gets New Costume for Classic Theatrical Adaptation
Tanjiro Demon Slayer gets new costume to fight his enemies in the Noh-Kyogen theatrical adaptation of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba in Japan.
Demon Slayer: Tanjiro Kamado from Kimetsu no Yaiba received a change in a new visual for the upcoming theatrical adaptation of the popular Japanese manga series.
The latest poster featuring Tanjiro in his new outfit was illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge, creator of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.
It depicts the young hero in traditional Noh clothing that reflects the iconic black-and-green plaid haori he usually wears in the series.
Upcoming theatrical performances were Noh-Kyogen and Kyogen performances each being some of the oldest forms of classical theater still performed today.
Actors usually wear masks to give dramatic performances featuring elements of dance, music and poetry.
On the other hand, Kyogen is more comedic through the use of dialogue and is usually staged between Noh sets.
Tanjiro Demon Slayer
Show The first Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Noh-Kyogen Show will be held at the Ginza Six Noh theater from July 26 to July 31 for a limited period of 6 days.
It will then be staged at the Ohtsuki Noh Theater in Osaka from December 9 to December 11.
Nomura Mansai II, an award-winning Kyogen performer, will direct and act in the show.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba takes place in Taisho era Japan where dangerous former humans known as “demons” roam the planet.
Protagonist Tanjiro Kamado witnessed this brutal beast firsthand when he found his entire family slaughtered by the devil.
While her younger sister, Nezuko, manages to survive the attack, it costs her humanity as she begins to transform into a monster herself.
To find a way to turn Nezuko back into a human again, Tanjiro joins a warrior organization known as the Demon Slayer Survey Corps which is dedicated to eliminating evil creatures.
Tanjiro embarks on an epic quest to fight various enemies and track down the demon responsible for his family's death.
Seasons 1 and 2 of the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime are available for streaming on Funimation, Hulu and Crunchyroll, along with the film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train.
It was announced in February 2022 that the popular anime would return for a third season, which will adapt the manga's "Swordsmith Village" arc.