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Demon Slayer Fans Can't Wait To See This Manga Moment In The Anime

The following article contains spoilers for the end of the Swordsmith Village Arc. 

There is no valid justification that one could find to argue that Studio Ufotable has done a bad job at adapting Koyoharu Gotouge's manga to the screen. Whether you like the series or not, the "Demon Slayer" anime is, objectively, visually delightful with all its vivid colors and dynamic action. Not only that, but Ufotable has also added a few anime-only scenes to further flesh out the story and some of the characters. 

Not everything can be transmitted from the page to the screen. There inevitably are aspects that can be lost in the adaptation from one medium to another, and oftentimes, this change can be considered to be for the better. Not everything that is in the manga can translate well to the screen in the exact same manner. That being said, "Demon Slayer" fans who've read the manga can feel excitement and anticipation to see certain moments featured in the anime. The current Arc, the Swordsmith Village, has no shortage of memorable moments. However, there's one manga panel that fans can't wait to see animated. Fans consider this interaction between two of the main characters to be adorable — and funny. Although it may be excluded from the anime due to it being unessential to the overall narrative. 

Do you feel similar to many fans regarding this first spoken conversation between Nezuko and Inosuke?

The challenges of remembering and pronouncing people's names

The manga moment in question occurs at the end of the Swordsmith Village Arc when all is said and done in terms of the big battle, and Nezuko has acquired not only the ability to stand under the sunlight but has also regained her ability to verbalize words. More or less.

In this one-panel scene, which fans have discussed on Reddit, Inosuke is attempting to make Nezuko say his name correctly, which she apparently struggles to do, as she erroneously exchanges the "N" of Inosuke for an "M." As u/Nicckgoat and others comment, this is ironic judging by the fact that Inosuke can only get someone's name right on every 7th attempt. To the boar-headed demon slayer, Tanjiro Kamado has been, among many other names, "Kamaboko Gompachiro," and Zenitsu has been "Monitsu." That is not to say that Inosuke does it to spite them. Amusingly enough, he's truly incapable of getting names right most of the time.

"That's the pot calling the kettle black," commented u/GirafeAnyway.

"I'm so excited. It's going to be the best," wrote u/StolenPens, "Zenitsu crying. Inosuke fighting. Nezuko being the best girl. I'm not 100% sure that it's not Nezuko punking him either. It's hilarious."

Indeed, the whole reunion between a now-talking Nezuko and her brother's two buddies, Inosuke and Zenitsu, the latter of which is infatuated with her and nearly has a heart attack, is a hilarious event in Koyoharu Gotouge's manga and likely to be just as or more amusing if and when voiced and brought to life on the screen. It won't be too long until fans confirm how much of this sequence will be included in Ufotable's final product.