22 Jun 2021 11:32 AM +00:00

How Old is Nezuko in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Explained

Nezuko Kamado is the younger sister of Tanjiro Kamado, the protagonist of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. She was formerly a human until Muzan attacked their family, killing all her family members except for Tanjiro (who wasn’t there during that time), and turned her into a demon.

The petite young girl is popular among fans because of her cuteness and uniqueness as a demon. She is the only demon who can survive under the sun and does not eat humans to gain power. What she does is sleep to regain her energy. Fans of the series have been curious about her age. How old is Nezuko anyway?

 

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How Old is Nezuko in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Explained

How Old is Nezuko in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Explained 1
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When the story started, Nezuko is just 12 years old while her brother Tanjiro is 13. Once Tanjiro discovered that she is a demon, he did everything he can to find a cure for her, even if it means joining the Demon Slayer corps. He trained for 2 years while Nezuko slept to regain her energy. When she woke up, she should be 14 years old but since demons don’t age, she should be still 12 by the end of the series.

Other things changed in Nezuko when she became a demon. She grew fans and had stiletto nails. Her hair had flame-orange color below her waist unlike before when she just had plain black hair. Despite those, Nezuko continued to wear her usual pink kimono with a dark brown haori. When she transforms, a white horn grows from the side of her forehead and a vein-like pattern appears on her skin.

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Despite those changes, Nezuko remained the kind girl that she was when she was a human. Although she lost her memories as a human, her kind and caring nature were still there. Sakonji Urokodaki influenced her to continue caring for humans like how she cared for her family. She also has basic emotions like being sad or happy. She might be detached from other emotions since she is a demon, but she is calmer than other demons.

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