Daki gives Sound Hashira another chance to use his musical score technique in a new demon slayer cosplay performance.
Two talented musicians have come together to create a stunning piano and violin cover of the latest shonen anime theme song, “Zankyo Sanka.” The energetic song was originally sung by Japanese pop star Aimer and serves as the opening theme for all eleven episodes that make up the show’s Entertainment District arc. The song is performed in the video by YouTubers Ruru’s Piano and Kathie Huang, aka Kathie Violin, who dressed up as Sound Hashira and Upper Rank Demon Daki respectively. Ruru’s take on Tengen sees the Demon Slayer swap his twin Nichirin cleavers for a grand piano, while Kathie portrays Daki with her human courtesan disguise, which the demon uses to lure victims.
This isn’t the first time the two Taiwan-based YouTubers have cosplayed and created music together. The duo have already released a cover of “Gurenge”, the hit theme song from demon slayerThe original season of Tanjiro, in which the pianist cosplayed Tanjiro’s beloved little sister, Nezuko, while the violinist played the insect Hashira Shinobu Kocho. Much of their music and cosplays can be seen on their respective YouTube channels, where each musician regularly posts new anime theme covers while cosplaying as characters from those shows.
The Entertainment District arc will finally come to an end on February 13 with the release of its eleventh episode, which will feature an extended runtime of 45 minutes. The tenth episode premiered on February 6 and featured the climactic conclusion to the battle between the Demon Slayer Corps and the demons Daki and Gyutaro. The episode was extremely well received and hailed for Ufotable studio’s incredible animation and action choreography, with some calling it the best episode of the entire series. The series’ producers did not specify how the series will continue after the conclusion of the Entertainment District arc; While there are still many chapters from Koyoharu Gotouge’s original manga to be adapted, the series has yet to officially announce the anime’s next season or the franchise’s next film.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba is one of the best-selling manga in the series, reaching a circulation of over 150 million copies worldwide since its debut in 2016. Gotouge’s story ended in late 2020, but the popularity continues to the series helped her become Japan. second best-selling manga of last year, with 29.5 million copies sold. The complete manga series is now available in English from VIZ Media. The first season of the anime is available on Netflix, Hulu, Crunchyroll, and Funimation, while all episodes currently released in the second season are available to stream from the latter two services.
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