Tanjiro shows off his family’s powerful secret technique in a dynamic, yet expensive, new 1: 8 scale Demon Slayer figure.

Tanjiro uses the most powerful breathing style in a new Demon slayer figure.

As seen on the official Aniplex website website, the richly named “Demon slayer: The “Kimetsu no Yaiba Tanjiro Kamado Hinokami Kagura Clear Blue Sky” statue depicts the young swordsman in a 1: 8 scale as he performs the Clear Blue Sky, a powerful sharp circular attack which is one of the hallmark techniques of the rare and powerful Sun Breathing style. The figure recreates an iconic scene from the series, when Tanjiro uses the attack on the Twelve Moons demon Enmu. The collector’s item is now available for pre-order at various retailers including Tokyo Otaku Mode, Crunchyroll’s Online Story and Entertainment The figure has a suggested retail price of $ 314.98, but as with many imported figures on a Japanese scale, the price may vary depending on the retailer.


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Demon slayer Fans with Burning Money can also grab the figure’s accompanying piece, a 1: 8 scale figure of the Flame Hashira Kyojuro Rengoku triggering the ninth form of the Fire Breathing style. This statue is also available for pre-order for a suggested retail price of $ 314.98 and depicts the beloved Hashira in his decisive battle with the demon Akaza. Distributor Aniplex says the Tanjiro action figure will be released in Japan next November, while Rengoku will arrive the following month. While the two figures certainly aren’t cheap, they’re a bit more affordable than the $ 2,969.99 1/4 scale Flame Hashira figure that was pre-ordered by Good Smile Company in early December.


Both characters are based on scenes from the Mugen Train arc, which was adapted into the franchise’s first film. the Mugen train The film broke box office records when it was released in 2020, becoming not only the highest-grossing animated film of all time, but the highest-grossing film ever to be recorded in Japan. The film continued to make money with its home video release, which sold a total of 1 million copies on DVD and Blu-ray in Japan during its first month of release. The film was also edited in the first seven episodes of the second season of the television series. While these episodes were mostly made from cropped footage from the film, animation studio Ufotable added 70 newly animated scenes to encourage fans to revisit the arc.


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Tanjiro will undoubtedly have to use the Sun Breathing style again in the current storyline of the animated series, which is an adaptation of the manga’s famous Entertainment District arc. The new arc would include the remainder of the second season and see Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu, and Inosuke teaming up with the Sound Hashira Tengen Uzui to stop another demon from the Twelve Moons. The second season is currently airing simultaneously on Crunchyroll and Funimation.

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Source: Aniplex

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