For those Demon Slayer fans who always wanted to own a replica sword, ‘fear not’ as “hope has arrived” with Bandai Namco’s Proplica line. Premium Bandai has launched a life-like and true-to-form replica of Zenitsu’s deadly Nichirin Blade. The brand is prominent in crafting life-like replicas of various accessories owned by popular anime characters.
The replica prop from Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer has been made available for pre-order from August 3rd in Japan with a release expected sometime in December through the Premium Bandai stores, as per Crunchyroll. Clench it, swing it or unsheathe it with Zenitsu’s signature line surfacing through build-in speakers triggered by your motions and witness ‘the silent but deadly’ combination of Zenitsu’s hilt and blade in action. The detail-oriented sword will come with its own stand. Pricing of Nichirin Blade Replica is set at 13,200 yen ($120 USD at current exchange rates).
Demon Slayer season one was a massive hit and Demon Slayer: Mugen Train is a phenomenon like no other. As reported by Famitsu, 3 Demon Slayer-based attractions are on their way to Universal Studios Japan including a Mugen Train movie-inspired VR ride, a rollercoaster ride employing Tanjiro as the story narrator and Demon Slater Corp. themed training challenge. Moreover, second season has already been announced descending later this year with a confirmed simulcast.
Mappa’s Demon Slayer with the dedicated fan base took no time in fetching the title of ‘classic anime’. With the unprecedented dedication of numerous fans and fabulous production, Demon Slayer: Mugen Train became the highest-grossing anime film of all time outselling Oscar-winning Spirited away.