Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Hashira Training Arc Ranks 2nd In The Japanese TV Ranking!

That I Got Reincarnated as a Slime season 3 episode 9 took the fifth spot in the ranking.

KIMETSU NO YAIBA © 2016 by Koyoharu Gotouge/SHUEISHA Inc.

Recently, the ranking for the Japanese TV anime was released, and Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba Hashira Training Arc, episode 5, took second place with a rating of 6.7.

In the same list, That I Got Reincarnated as a Slime season 3 episode 9 took the fifth spot, followed by One Piece and My Hero Academia in sixth and eighth rank, respectively.

Below are the top 10 shows in the ranking.

  • Sazae-san: (June 2 ): Rating – 8.0
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Hashira Training Arc (June 2): Rating – 6.7
  • Chibi Maruko-chan (June 2): Rating – 6.0
  • Detective Conan (June 1): Rating – 5.2
  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, season 3 (May 31): Rating – 3.1
  • One Piece (June 2): Rating – 2.7
  • Doraemon (June 1): Rating – 2.6
  • Crayon Shin-chan (June 1): Rating – 2.5
  • My Hero Academia, season 7 (June 1): Rating – 2.5
  • Wonderful Precure! (June 2): Rating – 2.2

The ranking considered the episode that aired between May 27 and June 2. Furthermore, the TV ratings shown are an estimate of the percentage of the population that watched a given program.

This is based on data from a survey of households in Japan’s Kanto region.

The rating does not count recordings that viewers watch later.

About Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge.

It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with its chapters collected in 23 tankōbon volumes.

In April 2019, Ufotable launched a gripping 26-episode anime TV series based on Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, captivating audiences until September of the same year.

The franchise’s momentum surged with the release of a follow-up film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train, in October 2020, breaking records as the highest-grossing anime film and Japanese film ever.

Riding on this success, an 18-episode second season graced screens from October 2021 to February 2022, complemented by a compilation film titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Swordsmith Village in February 2023.

Keeping fans on the edge of their seats, an 11-episode third season aired from April to June 2023, accompanied by another compilation film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To the Hashira Training, in February 2024.

As the saga continues to captivate hearts, a highly anticipated fourth season called “Demon Slayer: Hashira Training arc” premiered in May 2024, promising more thrilling adventures ahead.

Crunchyroll describes the overall plot of Demon Slayer as follows:

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon.

To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself.

Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.

Source: ANN