Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - Recommendations

Alt title: Kimetsu no Yaiba

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Jujutsu Kaisen

Jujutsu Kaisen

Although Yuji Itadori looks like your average teenager, his immense physical strength is something to behold! Every sports club wants him to join, but Itadori would rather hang out with the school outcasts in the Occult Research Club. One day, the club manages to get their hands on a sealed cursed object. Little do they know the terror they’ll unleash when they break the seal…

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Animenyeko Animenyeko says...

It's absolutely amazing! They're both awesome and a must-watch! All of my friends that like demon slayer also enjoy watching jujutsu kaisen!! Including me!! I definitely recommend!! So the people who like jujutsu kaisen will also no doubt fall in love demon slayer!!

Shuna03 Shuna03 says...

Both are action Shōnen anime with likable main characters. Both male leads are a bit air-headed and honest. The art style is beautiful as well, and the voice acting is amazing.

albionfu albionfu says...

They are kinda the same but jujutsu kaisen better by miles, Demon slayer plot not so good, animation godly, opening pretty amazing and yet still not such a good anime but Jujutsu Kaisen has all of these except really well done so yeah.

Justkaelyn Justkaelyn says...

They both have amazing animation, well choreographed fight scenes, lovable protagonists, and end goals that we can't wait to see fullfilled.

lonelyweabo lonelyweabo says...

i like both there really good and both have like some what magic involved and i love magic anime

Trix0n Trix0n says...

Both are shonen anime, so they're pretty easy to compare from the start. Both have excellent animation and choreographed fight scenes, the main characters are fairly likeable. The plot for Demon Slayer is more compelling to me but both are pretty strong. A bonus for me is neither really has the stereotypical pervy side character. If you like one, you'll almost certainly like the other.

Kiwiiiii Kiwiiiii says...

Both shows are Shōnen and it involves fighting demons and both have very eager to help and nice protagonists. Both shows also have very hyped fight scenes and many likable characters

Yunoria Yunoria says...

these both have these weird imaginary demon creatures so why not. Writing this to reach the 100 character mark

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cchuuyarx cchuuyarx says...

Both Animes have high action, plot, and art. While different they both have to do with demons of a sort. All the characters are loveable and Justified even if they are antagonists

Ashdeem Ashdeem says...

Both of these shows are amazing; they are both about killing demons, they both have main characters that aren't exactly OP, but are way stronger than average.

sirloonie sirloonie says...

Both are stories of protagonists who have one quirk about them that gets them recruited into an organization that specializes in fighting monsters and they learn to develop unique techniques to fight

Adaxioo Adaxioo says...

these 2 arevery interesting anime with an aazing story i loved both so much, i really recommend these two!

khal1 khal1 says...

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odetoguns odetoguns says...

they both have mc's that are related in some way to demons, and fight them for the well-being of those around them.

Bodovuse Bodovuse says...

Both such amazing animes! Art styles are so good and you just fall in love with the charcters.

Tanishqmittal Tanishqmittal says...

THe animation in both shows is great.The storyline is very engaging and if you like action with a bit of comedy then they are the best fit.

Neveresta Neveresta says...

Although these two series are in different settings/time periods, both of them have a certain organization of people who deal with supernatural monsters most don't see or know about in society. The main characters are young teens who are thrown into that world through their circumstances and decide to become stronger to overcome their obstacles to the goal they strive for. Well, Jujutsu Kaisen and Demon Slayer are also both awesome/very interesting new series. Try them out if you're interested or it's in your genre.

Feinraf Feinraf says...

They both deal with the supernatural, are action-packed and more violent and disturbing than your typical Shonen Jump anime. Both have demon aspects and dark vibes.

PsychoWeebp PsychoWeebp says...

Both have young MC which is learning how to fight different kinds of "demons". Both have amazing graphics, plot and lot of more. Both are practically shounen and handle with lot of action.

Dororo (2019)

Dororo (2019)

In Japan's Warring States period, Lord Daigo Kagemitsu makes a pact with 12 demons, exchanging his unborn son for the prosperity of his lands. The child is born malformed and is set adrift in a river, while Kagemitsu's lands thrive as promised. Years later, young thief Dororo encounters the mysterious "Hyakkimaru", a boy whose arms are blades and whose visionless eyes seem able to see monsters.

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TheSupremeOne TheSupremeOne says...

Dororo and Demon Slayer both are quite similar. Both are historical anime. The protagonists slay demons. Also both protagonists has a companion for travel.

AnnaSartin AnnaSartin says...

"Dororo" and "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" are both anime series set in historical Japan and feature a teenage boy who goes around slaying demons in the hopes of righting a great wrong that was done and restoring something that was taken from them. They have a similar feel to them overall, and if you like one of these shows there is a very good chance you'll probably like the other as well.

Hutai Hutai says...

Japan, demons vs humans, main character who has big losses in life.  Decent main character development, good animation. Both MC's have a companion ( Dororo and Nezuko). 

ForeverGlows ForeverGlows says...

two similar concepts with different stories, if you like one you'll probably like the other. 

123poseidon123 123poseidon123 says...

both are one of the best animes i have watched and kimetsu noyaiba is so intresting i watched it in one sitting

arieana arieana says...

same theme that hero struggle to be the strongest fighter that can kill demon/monters in their world.

Mayank Mayank says...

Both of these shows are very similar to each other if compared with each other based on their themes. So bulleting their similarities seems appropriate.

  • Set in historical Japan
  • Demons and demon slayers
  • Curse of a demon(s) and a journey to seek its cure
  • Swordfights and satisfying action scenes (a lot of those)
  • Two main characters going on a journey to attain their goals

While story wise they are a lot different, in spirit, both of these shows are sure to be liked by someone who liked at least one of them. 

shivang31 shivang31 says...

Both have a similar premise where the MC defeats the Demons albeit for different purposes but you will certainly love both of them. Both stories are strong and have great character developments.

Kakajoju Kakajoju says...

Dororo and DS are both demon-slaying anime. They take place in historical Japan and the protagonist is accompanied by someone who's like a sibling to them (in DS it's literally his sibling tho)

KatytheCat55 KatytheCat55 says...

Dororo and Demon Slayer are both historical anime set in the samurai(or demon slayer) era. The main characters(Dororo, Tanjiro) are quite different but both likable. I would say that Demon Slayer has a more defined plot whereas Dororo is more of just wandering around fighting demons to gain back Hyakkimaru's body parts. Although for Demon Slayer, I will say it takes more time to fully get interested in the plot and understand what is happening. Both of the animations are amazing and at a high standard, even for modern-day. The style in Dororo is more traditional and has a low use of colors with a gray-tone throughout the whole series. Either way, if you enjoy one of these you are most likely the enjoy the other just as much. 

QueenSkull QueenSkull says...

They are different from each other, yet similar in a weird sense.

They both got that magical element in it that I personally love. In Demon Slayers, it's... well... demons. In Dororo, there is demonic curses and very much slaughter in a samurai era.

I liked Demon Slayer extremely much, and Dororo is yet another golden apple I was lucky to take a bite off. 

Watch a couple of episodes to see if the story is something for you.

JordanJas JordanJas says...

Both of these shows feature our main characters going around the land slaying demons. While they may be for different reasons they also both have a small one accompanying them. Both are set in feudal times (I think) and use swords. Both are looking for a type of power to help them. Both have a family loss and devastation, while also finding new relationships along the way. Both are newer anime that have good animation styles that would appeal to a wide range of people. I think if you like one you would like the other.

Tankdan1003 Tankdan1003 says...

I think that if you watched Dororo you should watch Demon Slayer. I say this because both anime is about a main character who slays demons because they took something away from them. They fight to try to stop the evil that is affecting thier worlds. I strongly recommend these anime.

Rutrum Rutrum says...

They both seem kinda similar to eachother. They are both about demon hunters and quite bloody. even though Dororo is a bit darker, i definitely recommend both of them

ShiroHatake ShiroHatake says...

Both stories are set in a feudal Japan style context. Main characters fight with swords to kill demons. Main character is a companied on their journey by a sibling type character. Both shows have moderate violence. 

vray117 vray117 says...

both are great anime with similar concepts following different ideas but watching them both is worth it

Clotilde Clotilde says...

Both shows focus on the MC haunting demons to take back something. Both have tragic backstory, although Dororo is a bit more brutal than Kimetsu no Yaiba. Kimetsu has more lively colors, Dororo has more of a gray hue. 

saikiij saikiij says...

It is set within the same era, and in a way the main characters defeat demons :). There is also a strong "sibling" bond within the main characters similarly to nezzuko and tanjiro 

Crabbo Crabbo says...

both have similar settings, characters and plot but at the same time stand out on their own. 

My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia

Izuku has dreamt of being a hero all his life—a lofty goal for anyone, but especially challenging for a kid with no superpowers. That’s right, in a world where eighty percent of the population has some kind of super-powered “quirk,” Izuku was unlucky enough to be born completely normal. But that’s not going to stop him from enrolling in one of the world’s most prestigious hero academies. Now, the only thing standing between him and his first class is the academy’s formidable entrance exam—nothing a little private tutoring from the world’s mightiest hero can’t solve.

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Hutai Hutai says...

Both main characters are kind, sensitive, intelligent and with their own little quirks. Super power and a super sensitive nose.  Both Tanjiro and Midoryia have a trainer (Urokodaki and All Might), they go through lots of hardships in early year, but have decent development and become stronger. 

Makosaphoto Makosaphoto says...

Both of them have a powerless Mc who gains powe to be a hero/vigalntie against bad non-humans(idk if people iwth quirks count as human or not). Both MC's dont give up no matter what and are determined to protect.

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Maddiemouse Maddiemouse says...

both of the main character's determination is strong when it comes down to fulfilling or trying to reach their goals.

JarbonCarbon JarbonCarbon says...

Both Demon Slayer and My Hero feature a determined protagonist who'll put down their life for the sake of helping others. Both feature well-done fight scenes (though I'd say Demond Slayer's are a lot nicer looking) and emotional moments.

Dinalove2 Dinalove2 says...

They're both just really awesome. Those are anime's that give me a adventurous feeling and the commedy are the same.

Mrrrrrr Mrrrrrr says...

Both follow the growth of the main protagonist and have a good supporting cast and good fight chirographaire 

FalconX578 FalconX578 says...

Between My Hero Academia and Demon Slayer, both shows follow a young boy struggling to become strong as they learn to fight in an effort to save lives. Whether it's becoming a hero or surviving as a demon slayer, both shows are filled with action, comedy, and a large journey that shows the growth of characters we come to appreciate.

kunimiblep kunimiblep says...

yes i definelty agree that if you like my hero academia you will like demon slayer. btw, deku and tanjiro have the same japenese voice actor. 

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Abelplayz Abelplayz says...

i like both and they are both very good, action packed anime both also have funny moments and some sad moments they are both very good well reounded animes

OneSexyPineapple OneSexyPineapple says...

Even before completely finishing Demon Slayer, it already reminded me of My Hero Academia, so if you've enjoyed either but haven't watched one of the two, definitely check them out!

Amr1AS Amr1AS says...

Both MC's have a sad backstory and they both have the annoying funny/strong ones (explosion boy and boar head) and... well the MC's are nice and kind and everyone acknowledge that unlike SOME ANIMES. I mean you can't argue with that. Pulse they both risk there life. If you don't believe me, go ahead and check your gonna see.

anaok anaok says...

Both shows are about kids around the same age training to become heroes in their own ways. In both shows we see their training and fights with incredible animation.

tastypastryparty tastypastryparty says...

similar characters all around, many similar dynamics, and cute bold line styles

a nice anime-startup easy to watch, fighting, trying to get stronger

Tanishqmittal Tanishqmittal says...

Both of them are wayyyy too good and the action scenes are just awesome.Storyline is also very so they are a must watch.

amagic4554 amagic4554 says...

Both are similar, and main characters have many similarities I can't stress enough how amazing both series are. However, be warned that Demon Slayer is a lot more graphic than My Hero Academia. Both contian violence, but the violence in Demon Slayer is a lot more, open and direct. Demon Slyaer is also sadder, in my opinion. It contains a lot more 'mature' themes. not to say My Hero Academia doesn't contain mature themes, it most definatly does have undertones of it. The themes are just a lot more blatent in Deom Slayer. Regardless, you should watch both of these animes at least once, They are Amazing!!

starwberry0otaku starwberry0otaku says...

É um anime de ação bem legal e engraçado, que contem personagens fofos, fortes, engraçados e mesmo eu falando que é um pouco enhgraçado não deixa de ser um anime serio e com um grande objetivo!

gingerqueer gingerqueer says...

after watching demon slayer I really loved my hero, and i specifically loved the depth of characters that both shows had tbh. I don't think I've met anyone who has liked one and not the other so worth a watch for sure!

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood

The foundation of alchemy is based on the law of equivalent exchange; you cannot produce something from nothing. As such, alchemy is bound by one taboo - human transmutation. Four years ago two young brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, broke this taboo when they tried to resurrect their dead mother. During the process Al's body disintegrated and Ed lost his leg. In a desperate attempt to prevent his brother from disappearing completely, Ed sacrificed one of his arms so he could affix Al's soul to a suit of armor. When his missing limbs are replaced by auto mail parts, Ed bears the name of the Fullmetal Alchemist - the youngest ever State Alchemist and dog of the military. Now, alongside his brother, Ed uses his status within the military to attempt to find any way that he can return their bodies back to their original state.

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Hutai Hutai says...

Edrward trying to get AL's body back, while Tanjiro ir trying to turn Nezuko back into human. Both MC's lost their family. Both MC's had a teacher who trained them pretty harsh. Both MC's have a sense of humor and are strong as can be. Great soundtracks, lots of fights and action. 

OratioFidelis OratioFidelis says...

A pair of clever siblings seeking to restore their humanity fight a cabal of evildoers, who are primarily contrasted to the protagonists by their lack of care for human life. The siblings aren't strong enough to win every fight by themselves, but luckily in the course of their epic journey they win a boatload of powerful allies who utilize their varying strengths to overcome the powerful, magical enemies.

Sound familiar?

AnimeGirl123456 AnimeGirl123456 says...

They both have very strong lead protagonists who also have a deep bond with their siblings. Despite the fact that it include humor and a lot of action the plots are extremely different yet, somehow similar because they have the same type of main principle which is to get things back to they way they were. Always on mission in both cases and ready to complete it to help others but, also get answers and an understanding of how to reach their goals. However, Brotherhood is more about science and the use of alchemy whereas Demon Slayer, is literally about slaying demons. One thing I will say about the animation in Demon Salyer, is that it's visually STUNNING! The artwork is just out of this world and I love it so much! Espically in fights. To be honest, as much as I love brotherhood and I reaaly do, the quality just doesn't compare. Overall, they're both maginificent shows and I highly recommed them.

egon0044 egon0044 says...

The overall premise is the same. You have two siblings trying to return to a normal life by joining a militant group that will help lead them to the answers they need. There is plenty of action and it can take some dark turns at times too. There are even non-human entities to be dealt with. A good show in it's own right, I'd recommend this to anyone. 

TahmidAqib TahmidAqib says...

A pair of clever siblings seeking to restore their humanity to fight a cabal of evildoers, who are primarily contrasted to the protagonists by their lack of care for human life.

JuneauIloveya JuneauIloveya says...

Both deal with decidedly heavy themes, but they throw in humor to balance it out. (Demon Slayer becomes kore comical later on in the first season though). Both anime are a great example of a sibling bond and demonstrate the demons/monsters we will face to protect our loved ones. 

lucy175naluria lucy175naluria says...

Both have great plots. In both animes the mc tries to find a way to turn their siblings back to normal. They both include strict teachers. The art style of both animes would be of liking to a wide range of people. As well as the fact that both of them have lots of fighting scenes. They also include some lighthearted moments that would make you laugh and I would definitely recommend both of them. There's a high chance that would like one if you liked the other.

Prepared4Treble Prepared4Treble says...

Shounen with a heart. Loveable characters and strong family bonds. Beautiful animation and vary entertaining. The villians are shown clearly as wrong, but you still fcan find them nuianced, interesting and even sympathize with them.

tsukinousagi13 tsukinousagi13 says...

If you liked demon slayer you will LOVE this. This anime is like on another level. trust me on this. Both main characters are strong loving and HILARIOUS also broherhood's story line is really good.

Jayage Jayage says...

Both are Epic Adventures that are about two sibings that go on a journey after there family members died, on this journey the older sibing is looking for a way to turn his younger sibing back to normal, this Journey is also not easy because the sibings must fight many strong many strong monsters.

Hunter x Hunter (2011)

Hunter x Hunter (2011)

Drawn to the mystique of the unknown, Hunters travel the world in search of terrifying creatures, incredible riches, and unexplored lands. Gon Freecss is a naive-yet-determined young boy who aspires to join the ranks of these individuals, in order to find his missing father Ging - a master of the profession himself. To reach his goal, he partakes in the formidable Hunter Exam, a series of tests that push the participants to their physical and mental limits, with a Hunter License as the prize. During the exam Gon befriends vengeful Kurapika, doctor-to-be Leorio, and skilled assassin Killua, who have entered for their own reasons. But with the sinister Hisoka standing in their way, will Gon and his friends be able to succeed in obtaining their reward, or even escaping with their lives?

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freekyBR freekyBR says...

The intensity present on each scene along with good soundtracks brought me back some memories of when I watched HxH. Also the villains are creepy in a whole new level. IMO they have much alike :)

MakiRollisbae MakiRollisbae says...

Both animes feature people fighting demons with action packed adventures.  Characters (villains and protagonists alike) are also quite well written with interesting backstories. 

sarahleow sarahleow says...

both have relatively great character development and an interesting plot for a shounen anime.

apocalypticGnostic apocalypticGnostic says...

They are both are battle action-adventures with a colorful cast. The antagonists are fleshed out and the soundtracks are great.

Rosey101 Rosey101 says...

its true-bc when i saw hunter x hunter i loved it and i love demon slayer i love them both they both cool bc i watched hunter x hunter since i was 7 or 8 or 6 yrs old and i loved it at first i didnt like hunter x hunter but i watched it as a kid and then i grew to like it bc it has a cool story and osm like that i home the reason is good enough ty for reading thisi hate u ppl <3 nah jk im kidding with ya-

Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun

Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun

Kamome Academy is rumored to have many mysteries, the strangest of which involves the mischievous ghost of Hanako-kun. When occult-loving high schooler Nene Yashiro accidentally becomes bonded to him, she uncovers a hidden world of supernatural beings. Now the two of them are conspiring to keep the peace between student and supernatural—that is, if they can only stay out of trouble themselves.

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Munchk1nn Munchk1nn says...

These animes both have supernatural interactions and fun stories. Tanjiro and Hanako are both trying to beat the evil side even though their both afraid of doing it so. Tsukasa and Muzan both created a source of evil in a violent way.

These two animes have a lot in common which is why I think their a good match up.  

DarwinsGame DarwinsGame says...

Both feature spirits/demons and a fun loving but determined protagonist who cares about their friends/family. Both feature plenty of humor, though Toilet-Bound Hanako-Kun has a lot less action and fighting than Demon Slayer. 

bedsheetghost bedsheetghost says...

On-point art style? Check.

Supernatural? Check.

Mystery factor? Check.

Amazing characters? Check.

Easy to obsess over? Check.

Feels? Check. 

peachfouzz peachfouzz says...

They're both supernaturals and have similar art styles. Demon Slayer is more serious than Hanako. Hanako focuses more on ghosts, Demon Slayer with demons (obv). 

stressedlife stressedlife says...

Both have a heartlifting episodes and an intresting plot related to demons/ghosts etc. Additionally, as of now, they're both one season animes with as few as 26 episodes. 

The Promised Neverland

The Promised Neverland

Emma, Norman, Ray, and many other "siblings" live at an isolated orphanage cut off from the outside world. They live a charmed life surrounded by friends and watched over by Mama, their caretaker, until they leave the house for a foster family by the age of twelve. The only rule is that they must never venture outside of the gate that isolates them from the rest of society, for dangers await. But one day, the children learn the true horror of what's in store for their short lives... 

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AnimePixel AnimePixel says...

The promise never land is about kids who were raised like live stocks in an orphanage that was not exactly what it seemed to be. The kids were raised to become food for demons and after finding out, they plan to escape. Both main characters face demons who had eaten their loved ones and both want to save what's precious to them. Although Demon slayer gives off more action and adventure than the promised neverland, the promised neverland is a very interesting and entertaining anime with unexpectedness crawling at every corner. 

Demon slayer is about a boy whose whole family was killed by a demon and only his sister was spared, but his sister had undergo a transformation into a demon, his job is to now revenge his sister; to kill the ultimate demon that slayed his family and to find a way to turn his sister back into a human. A story about sibling love, character development and many different types of fighting arts, with adventure and the peaceful rest of demons.

MakiRollisbae MakiRollisbae says...

Both feature demons eating humans however The promised neverland puts a darker spin on this. They also both have amazing soundtrack and animation.  Both anime will pull on your heart strings however Deamon slayer features a lot more action. 

Beth0410 Beth0410 says...

Both animes start out peaceful with the main characters not knowing about demons. They soon find out the truth and must fight to be able to survive.  

sofifi sofifi says...

The Promised Neverland and Demon Slayer kind of go well together and i totally think people who are new to anime should watch them

Tokyo Ghoul

Tokyo Ghoul

In modern day Tokyo, society lives in fear of Ghouls: mysterious creatures who look exactly like humans -- yet hunger insatiably for their flesh. None of this matters to Ken Kaneki, a bookish and ordinary young man, until a dark and violent encounter turns him into the first ever Ghoul-human half breed. Trapped between two worlds, Ken must survive the violent conflicts of warring Ghoul factions, while attempting to learn more about Ghoul society, his newfound powers, and the fine line between man and monster.

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Hutai Hutai says...

Ghouls and Demons fighting against humanity. Some of them are able to affect people and become demi-humans. Or so called - half human half demon/ghoul.  Main character goes through traumatic incidents which changes his life. Both MC's are naive, into crying and having their perfect world which is soon broken and changed by the reality. Some good fights, action, soundtracks and animation. 

GabiiTachibana GabiiTachibana says...

Both anime have main characters (Nezuko in Demon Slayer, Kaneki in Tokyo Ghoul) that are originally human but are turned into monsters (Nezuko becomes a demon, Kaneki becomes a ghoul) against their will. They have to struggle to coexist within the human world, and both shows humanize and make us pity the man-eating "monsters."

matrixen matrixen says...

Demon Slayer and Tokyo Ghoul both focus on human-eating "monsters" (ghouls / demons) and like the person below me said, humanize them, causing us to feel sorry for these so called monsters. Whenever a scene of a demon feeding on a human came up in Demon Slayer, I was *heavily* reminded of Tokyo Ghoul--the similarities are indisputable.

Additionally, in both animes there are those with the power to turn humans into "monsters", from those in Tokyo Ghoul suffering that crazy doctor's experiments which turned them into ghouls, to those in Demon Slayer suffering human-to-demon changes at the hands of Kibutsuji. 

InuYasha

InuYasha

Kagome is a normal high school girl who falls into a well, transporting her back in time to the feudal era. Upon her arrival to this world, she mercifully unleashes Inuyasha, a half demon. As if this isn't enough, she also discovers that she is the bearer of the Shikon no Tama, a jewel of great spiritual power, a jewel which has just shattered into a million shards. Now, along with Miroku the priest, Sango the demon hunter, and Shippo the mischievous fox-demon, they must set out to find the Shikon shards and defeat the evils of the demon Naraku.

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Evilshallprevail Evilshallprevail says...

Well, both have supernatural beings in them, have skills with swords, poison users, unique personalities and the main 'Supernatural VS Human' theme going on.

Also, all of the characters have always something to do with the enemy, no matter how distant or recent it happened.

JuneauIloveya JuneauIloveya says...

The protagonist travels around with his companions to defeat demons. Inuyasha focuses heavily on the romantic aspects, but Demon Slayer has heavy family values themes. 

ShiroHatake ShiroHatake says...

Both stories are set in a feudal Japanese style era. The main characters fight and kill demons. The main characters' power-ups come in the form of new sword abilities. 

Nura: Rise of the Youkai Clan

Nura: Rise of the Youkai Clan

It is said that the spirit who stood at the helm of the night parade of a hundred demons was the supreme commander of all monsters and lord of Pandemonium, Nurarihyon. Young Rikuo comes from the bloodline of Nurarihyon and is one-quarter demon. Though he has the ability to communicate with, and command youkai he has no intention of succeeding his grandfather as head of the Nura clan, instead choosing to live a normal human life. However, with his family and aides all waiting for him to fully accept the succession and his ‘Night Rikuo’ alter-ego determined to become the next leader, can the young schoolboy fight his fate as a Nura to lead the night parade?

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passamy passamy says...

If you like watching characters fighting with demons, you might like this.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

feedthembooks feedthembooks says...

Both, though slightly different, deal in the realm of the Youkai. In Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba we see a beautiful brother/ sister realtionship, comedic friendship, emotional tales as well as engaging and strong characters, all beautifully animated. In Nura: Rise of the Youki Clan you see a young man to his potentional surrounded by his odd but well meaning family members, the struggle for power narrative is really well done. 

One is a new release whilst the other, for me at least, is one of my all time favourites. If you are new to watching or a seasoned vet, both are 100% worth your time, effort and engagement!

ShiroHatake ShiroHatake says...

Both stories are connected to a feudal Japan style context. The main characters fight with swords to kill demons. Both shows have moderate violence. The main characters are both young males with eccentric friends that help them in their mission.