Tanjirou Kamado

Japanese Name 竈門 炭治郎
Romaji Name Kamado Tanjirou
Nicknames Tanjiro
Series Kimetsu no Yaiba
Age 13 (at the start of the manga); 15 (after completing training with Sabito and Makomo)
Weight Unknown
Height 165cm (5’4″)
Date of Birth Unknown
Blood Type Unknown

Tanjirou Kamado
Tanjirou Kamado (竈門 炭治郎) is the main protagonist of the anime and manga series “Kimetsu no Yaiba” (Demon Slayer). He is a young demon hunter who joins the Demon Killing Corps to avenge the murder of his family and save his sister, Nezuko Kamado, who has been turned into a demon.


Tanjirou is known for his kind and gentle nature. He is often described as having very gentle eyes and shows great empathy for others, even demons. Tanjirou has a strong determination and unwavering resolve, never giving up on his goals. He is willing to seek help from others when necessary and is fiercely protective of his friends, especially his younger sister.


At the beginning of the series, Tanjirou’s family is attacked by demons, resulting in the death of his parents and the transformation of his sister into a demon. Driven by a desire for revenge and a determination to find a cure for Nezuko, Tanjirou embarks on a journey to become a demon hunter.


Tanjirou Kamado is depicted as a young boy with burgundy hair and dark red eyes. He is 165 cm (5’4″) tall. He is often seen wearing a black Demon Hunter uniform with a green checkered haori (cape) and a bamboo muzzle to prevent Nezuko from attacking humans.


Throughout his journey, Tanjirou develops impressive fighting skills and acquires unique abilities. He undergoes rigorous training to improve his physical strength, agility, and swordsmanship. Tanjirou also has an enhanced sense of smell, which allows him to track demons and detect their presence.
One of Tanjirou’s most notable abilities is his mastery of the Water Breathing technique, a swordplay style that harnesses the flow and properties of water. As the series progresses, he discovers that he is a legendary user of the Sun Breathing technique, making him one of the strongest Demon Slayers.


Tanjirou Kamado was created by Koyoharu Gotouge and serves as the main protagonist of the “Kimetsu no Yaiba” series. The character first appeared in the manga, which was later adapted into an anime series. Tanjirou’s journey as a demon hunter and his quest to protect humanity from demons has captivated audiences worldwide.
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Tanjirou Kamado – FAQ

Who is Tanjirou Kamado?

Tanjirou Kamado is the main protagonist of the anime and manga series “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba”. He is a kind-hearted boy who becomes a demon hunter after his family is brutally murdered by demons.

What is Tanjirou’s goal?

Tanjirou’s main goal is to avenge his family and find a cure to turn his sister, Nezuko, who was turned into a demon, back into a human. He also wants to eradicate the demons that threaten humanity.

What special ability does Tanjirou have?

Tanjirou has an exceptional sense of smell, which allows him to track down demons and sense their intentions. His sense of smell becomes even stronger after he undergoes intense training.

How does Tanjirou fight demons?

Tanjirou fights demons using a unique style of swordplay known as Water Breathing. This style utilizes fluid and powerful sword techniques that allow him to exploit the demons’ weaknesses and deliver deadly attacks.

Who are Tanjirou’s closest friends?

Tanjirou’s closest companions are Zenitsu Agatsuma and Inosuke Hashibira. Zenitsu is a skilled swordsman who specializes in Thunder Breath techniques, while Inosuke is a wild and boisterous fighter who uses a self-taught Beast Breath style.

Does Tanjirou have a love interest?

Throughout the series, Tanjirou develops a strong bond with a fellow demon hunter named Kanao Tsuyuri. While there are hints of romantic feelings between them, their relationship is primarily based on mutual respect and support.