Facts That Make Tanjiro a Protagonist in Demon Slayer

Tanjiro Kamado and his family used to live in the Mountains and living a peaceful life. A horrific turn of fortune ruined everything as he lost all his family members in an attack carried out by
Muzan Kibutsuji (A demon). So In this article, I am going to share the Facts That Make Tanjiro a Protagonist in Demon Slayer.

When Tanjiro kamado was away from home selling charcoal, a massacre on his family jolted him when he came back to his home after selling the charcoal. All his family members were dead except his younger sister Nezuko Kamado but she too was turned into a demon.

As Tanjiro’s sister turned into a demon, she didn’t identify her brother and launched an attack on him. Somehow Tanjiro able to resist her attack and made her realize that he was none other than her brother.

In order to avenge his family loss, he joined “Demon Slaying Corps.” The only objective of his life is to kill the demons responsible for his family loss. Below are some of the facts which make Tanjiro Kamado the main protagonist of the series Demon Slayer.

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The Plot of Story – Demon Slayer

Muzan at his early age diagnosed with a fatal illness which in turn take him to the graveyard before he turns 20. In a quest to find a cure for his illness, he met with a doctor. The doctor wandered countrywide to find a cure for Muzan and luckily he found one. The medicine cured him but turned him into a demon. In a rage, Muzan killed his doctor.

As the story progresses, Muzan Kibutsuji encountered Yoriichi Tsugikuni (A breath of the sun user and ancestor of Tanjiro kamado) 400 years ago. Muzan Kibutsuji was just a dead kiss away but somehow he managed to escape the site of conflict. Breath of the sun user can be identified
by wearing Hanafuda earrings. From then on, he was more vigilant to encountering any breath of the sun user.

After 400 years later, Muzan somehow managed to notice the same hanafuda earring worn by Tanjiro Kamado’s family. Now Muzan wants to kill all of them so that any future conflict could be
prevented. So he carried out an attack and killed Tanjiro’s family.

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As we can see that the story of Demon Slayer is knotted around Tanjiro and his family.

Tanjiro Kamado’s Oath

After losing his family, he took an oath to avenge his family’s death.

The story of Demon Slayer surrounds avenging his family’s death, safeguarding other helpless humans and most of all, he wants to turn his sister back into humans by finding a cure.

In order to avenge his family’s loss, he joins the Demon Slayer Corps organization. He trains himself and learns fighting tactics to take on with demons. He meets some of his companions who help him in every step he put forward.

Best among Demon Slayer

Tanjiro Kamado is one of the important Demon Slayer Characters in the series Kimetsu No Yaiba series. When we talk about his strength, as being a 15 years old youngster, he is way ahead of his companions.

He has a sensing capacity which he uses when he is in a fight or in trouble. He can foresee his enemies’ thinking and can act according to that.

Although he is compassionate towards the needy ones and even to those of the demons as he learns, he becomes more choosy on whom he should bestow his kindness and who should not be spared.

Final Words

Though, there are other demon slayer characters who are more powerful and able candidates as compared to that of Tanjiro Kamado if we were to discuss the overall package, Tanjiros out on top. Therefore, all the aforementioned facts are enough to tell that he is one of the main protagonists of the series Demon Slayer.