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Demon Slayer Cosplay Costume Gallery 2022

Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Hinokami Kepputan-Urokodaki Sakonji Cosplay Costume Outfits Halloween Carnival Suit XL Male

Every year Japan creates a list of new words that have entered the Japanese language. In the 2020 list the word “kimetsu no yaiba” made an appearance. Such was the rise in popularity of anime “Demon Slayer”.

Amongst other things, the program is notable for the striking kimono patterns worn by many of the characters. It didn’t take long for the show to take off internationally and for Cosplayers to Tanjiro-style sniff a costuming opportunity.

These days, you can actually find cosplay outfits for just about every Demon Slayer. Or you can collect your own accessories to combine with home made items, or items from your existing wardrobe, to come up with something uniquely your own.

In this article, we will be discussing the steps to take when choosing a Demon slayer cosplay costume. A lot of people want to dress up as a Demon slayer for a convention, but not all costumes are created equal. You’ll need to make sure that you pick one that is accurate and well-made if you want it to last for more than a day.

There are many different styles and types of costumes and each one is made in different material so it’s important to understand what you are looking for in a demon slayer cosplay costume.

We’ve written a bunch about Demon Slayer Opening Theme 鬼滅の刃主題歌 Gurenge 紅蓮華 with lyrics in english translation.

And we’ve gone in to the nuts and bolts around what the Japanese name of Demon Slayer Kimetsu No Yaiba means here. 

Big name characters, such as the Demon Slayer Pillars are generally the most popular, but there are a lot of characters to consider…

Things to watch out for one putting together you Demon Slayer cosplay outfit

Swords

The first thing to mention is that, obviously, the image of the sword is extremely important in Demon Slayer. Each of the pillars and other characters has their own distinctive katana that mirrors or says something about their own unique powers, abilities or character.

Unfortunately, a lot of the cosplay costumes don’t actually come with a sword. You generally have to buy these separately, especially if you want a good one.

Luckily, there have been replicas made of most of the characters swords which you can purchase online, of various quality.

The first thing though is just don’t forget the sword! What is a Demon Slayer without a sword?

Robin Williams once joked about English policemen who don’t carry guns. He mused on what they must say to criminals on the run, “Stop! Stop, or I’ll say stop again!”.

Same story for a Kimetsu-tai member with no sword.

Demon Slayer Accessories

Be aware that not all accessories are always included in Demon Slayer Costumes .

In particular, you might need to think about your own footwear. Nothing ruins a good Cosplay outfit like a pair of boring old sneakers.

Physique

Now where not ones for body-shaming here at Japanoscope, but you may want to think how each of these Demon Slayer outfits goes with your particular body type.

Some of the characters, Inosuke with his topless, buff, six-pack body for example, are going to be hard to pull off if you’ve got an Asahi beer-gut. Just sayin’.

Now we haven’t done a double-blind, control-group scientific social but the most common Demon Slayer Cosplay outfits you see around tend to be:

  1. Nezuko
  2. Tanjiro
  3. Mitsuri Kanoji
  4. Shinobu Kocho
  5. Inosuke
  6. Zenitsu

1. Nezuko Cosplay

Nezuko is perhaps the most popular Kimetsu No Yaiba character that cosplayers go after.

With her combination of cuteness, beauty, power and darkness, she presents a compelling character. The fact that she has a protective bamboo cutting tied to her mouth is, well, kinda suggestive of something a little sado-masochistic. It does present a challenge, or demand for commitment from potential cosplayers though!

Here’s an example of a successful rendering of the character in real life.

A nezuko in oni-pose! img: umi.stars

Note the crisp-pink bow that has been made with relatively tough, wide material and folded, quasi-origami style, to achieve a solid shape that gives the overall costume a sense of sharpness.

And another Nezuko example:

 Nezuko at repose. Img: Nezuko Cosplay! “DSCF9147” by f999999_key C0 1.0

 The cut of the Nezuko pink Kimono here is quite suggestive and plays up the sweet-yet-sexy Nezuko look. Who says demons can’t be hot?

Nezuko Kimono Cosplay Outfits

C-ZOFEK US Size Womens Anime Cosplay Costume Kimono with Hairclips and Mouthpiece (X-Large)

SAMDIGO Anime Slayer Cosplay Costume Outfit, Halloween Christmas Costume Outfits for Girls and Women (140)

Fallinoce with Wig Demon Slayer Cosplay Costume Kamado Nezuko Tanjirou Agatsuma Zenitsu Tomioka Giyuu Halloween Outfit (2XL)

PPONE Kamado Nezuko Children Costume Anime Cosplay Dress Suit Full Set + Kamado Tanjirou Keychain (140)

Kids Halloween Outfits Cloak Cape Coat Costume Halloween Cardigan Cosplay Suits(9-10 Years,A2)

Cosplaypark Kids Kamado Nezuko Cosplay Costume Kimono Outfit Halloween Robe Cloak

Nezuko Cosplay Accessories

Not all Nezuko cosplay sets come with everything. If you want to achieve the full Demon Slayer effect, your will, in particular, need some shoes. Such as nezuko-style pink setta sandals.

You’ll also want the two-tone Nezuko hair style (either with bow attached or make your own)

Indeed, if you want to get creative and make your own truly one-of-a-kind Demonslayer outfit, then it may be better to get some of these accessories individually, mix-and-match them and combine them with other items from your existing wardrobe.

Nezuko Wig

Anime Kamado Nezuko Cosplay Wig,Demon Slayer:Kimetsu no Yaiba Costume Long Natural Black Gradient Dark Orange Curly Accessories Women by Ufotable

Nezuko Bamboo Mouth-Piece

C-ZOFEK Anime Green Cosplay bamboo with White Mouthpeice for Halloween Prop (green)

Nezuko Foot Wear

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Cosplay Clog Shoes Cosplay Prop Demon Slayer Oshitari (Kamado Nezuko,9-10 26cm)

Tanjiro Cosplay

Of course, the most obvious choice for Demon Slayer cosplay is the show’s main character Tanjiro. With his Japanese school style uniform mixed with his distinctive green and black chequered haori and white belt, Tanjiro cuts a distinctive image.

Oh, and did we mention that Tanjiro carries a sword. So an effective Tanjiro cosplay demands a realistic looking katana.

2. Tanjiro Cosplay Full Outfits

Demon Slayer Kamado Tanjirou Cosplay Cloak Halloween Costume Uniform Jackets (Large, Tanjiro Costume)

NUOQI Tanjiro Cosplay Outfit Tanjiro Kamado Cosplay Costume Anime Robe Kimono Outfit Halloween Costume S

CR ROLECOS Tanjirou Kamado Cosplay Costume for Demon Slayer Tanjiro Cosplay Kimono Outfit Uniform Suit Halloween XL

17038 Tanjiro Cosplay Costume Outfit Robe Kimono Uniform Include Robe,Jacket,Pant,Belt,Leg Wraps Green

Tanjiro Cosplay Halloween Cosplay ​ Anime Cosplay Kimono Outfit

Tanjiro Jacket

Tanjiro Children’s Outfit

Kamado Tanjirou Cosplay Costume for Kids Anime Role Play Kimono Outfit Uniform Costume Set Halloween Party

Tanjiro Accessories

Tanjiro Jacket Haori/Happi

Probably one of the most distinctively recognizable features of Tanjiro’s out fit is his green and black top, which appears in the form of a haori or happi coat.

This means that you don’t necessarily need the whole Tanjiro outfit to get across the message that you are appearing as Tanjiro. Just putting this jacket on over the top of other clothes is enough to get the sense across that you are referencing Kimetsu No Yaiba’s most heart warming demon slayer.

Adult Tanjirou Kamado Costume Kimetsu no Yaiba Cosplay Outfit Kimomo for Mens (XXX-Large, Kamado Tanjirou)

Tanjiro Sword

The title “Demon Slayer” actually refers to the sword, as we have written about in our kimetsu no yaiba meaning page.

So a good looking sword really is integral to a good Tanjrio costume. Resist the urge to cut up a cardboard box!

Blazing S. Fantasy Anime Replica Demon Hunting Black Nichirin Samurai Sword Tanjiro for Costume Cosplay Halloween Practice (Black 40 inch)

Tanjiro Earrings

Second only to Tanjiro’s jacket, Tanjiro’s earrings are one of his most identifiable objects.

Demon Slayer Tanjiro Earrings - Clip on Hanafuda Earrings - Good Ideal For Women and Girl (white ear clip earrings)

3. Inosuke Cosplay

Inosuke cosplay. Img: sirjuliuscosplay

If you’re wanting to express your inner wild-one, inosuke might be the way to go.

The main challenge here might be the fact that this one is hard to pull off if your rippling six pack is not so much rippling as wobbling. Ahem.

You better hope that the weather is kinda warm too!

If you find either of these criteria are not being met, you might get away with wearing a tight white or black top.

But, you know, if you’ve got it, flaunt it.

Full Inosuke Cosplay Outfits

There are some good full outfit options available for Inosuke. Most of thome won’t include all the accessories though, so you will probably need to chop and change a little to get the full and convincing inosuke get-up together. You may need to source the headpiece, sword and footwear separately.

Anime Hashibira Inosuke Apron Pants with Plush Skirt Cosplay Costume Halloween carnival Unisex outfits (S, Inosuke), Small

Anime Cosplay Costume for Hashibira Inosuke Pants Fancy Dress Adults Pants Loose of Men Small-Large (Medium)

Hashibira Inosuke hat Cosplay Mask Hashibira Inosuke Apron Pants Outfit Cosplay Costume (S, Pants suit)

Inosuke Women’s Outfit

Why should the men have all the Inosuke fun? If you’re a female fan of the boar-headed warrior, here is an option that could work for you if you’re not so keen on the topless look.

ZIXUN Demon Slayer Hashibira Inosuke Cosplay Costume Women's Kimono Dress Suit XXXL

Inosuke Accessories

Inosuke Sword

RENGENG Cosplay Anime Hashibira Inosuke Katana Samurai Sword, Carbon Steel, Hand-Wound Wax Rope, Pure White

Inosuke Headdress

Inosuke boar head helmets are of varying quality, but this one looks pretty convincing.

Inosuke Hashibira Mask, Demon Boar Mask Full Head, Grey

Inosuke fur wrap around

This one is technically a women’s fur wrap, but works well as an Inosuke style wild-man’s garb.

Soul Young Faux Fur Collar Women's Neck Warmer Scarf Wrap,Nature,One Size

Inosuke Footwear

Often it is the shoes that can let down, or make, a costume. A pair of “chika-tabi” are one good option for wearing beneath the your other Inosuke clobber.

Marugo Tabi Boots Ninja Shoes Jikatabi (Outdoor tabi) MANNEN Nuitsuke (Sewn Rubber Outsole) 12 hock 25.0cm Navy

Other Inosuke Options

If you’re after cheaper or more casual options these could work:

BOOSOS Anime Shirt,Unisex Short-Sleeve T-Shirt, Hashibira Inosuke Cosplay Costume

Anime Cosplay Inspired for Hashibira Inosuke Wild Boar Hat Cute Plush Beige Gray

4. Mitsuri Kanroji Cosplay

The Demon Slayer juggernaut looks set to roam the world of the undead for some time. The Kimetsu-tai is going to need recruits for some time. It may be time to don your colorful haori to go in search of some tortured souls to destroy!

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Mitsuri Kanoji Cosplay

If you’re looking for something a bit sexy from the Demon Slayer canon, than a Mitsuri Kanoji outfit should be close to the top of the list. With the trademark Demon Slayer uniform with the a revealing cleavage-featuring twist Mitsuri is enough to stop many in their tracks.

Mitsuri Kanoji Full Outfits

CR ROLECOS Mitsuri Kanroji Cosplay Costume for Demon Slayer Mitsuri Cosplay Kimono Outfit Robe Uniform Suit Halloween XL

miccostumes Women's Kanroji Mitsuri Cosplay Costume Full Set (M, Multicolored)

Nuoqi Mitsuri Kanroji Cosplay Outfit Demon Slayer Mitsuri Cosplay Costume Womens Anime Robe Kimono Uniform Suit XXL White

KINOMOTO Outfit Anime Cosplay Costume Dress Suit Full Robe Kimono Set for Halloween

Mitsuri Kanoji Accessories

Mitsuri Kanoji Wigs

SL Wig for Kanroji Mitsuri Cosplay for Demon Slayer Green and Pink Lolita Anime Cosplay Wigs with Cap

Mitsuri Kanoji Swords

Golda Demon Slayer Sword-Kanroji Mitsuri's Samurai Sword, Wooden Japanese Anime Samurai Sword, Wooden Cosplay Anime Swords

Sword Valley Cosplay Japanese Anime Kanroji Mitsuri Sword, Carbon Steel Blade, Wooden Handguards

5. Shinobu Kocho Cosplay

If you’re looking for “cute” more than “sexy”, then Shinobu is a good option. That being said, there are some more revealing variations on everyone’s favorite butterfly pillar character if that’s your thing.

“Shooting Shinobu Kocho – Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba – Asami – Sospel -2020-07-05- P2166650” by esby.photo is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Shinobu Kocho Full Outfits

CR ROLECOS Kochou Shinobu Cosplay Costume for Demon Slayer Kocho Cosplay Kimono Outfit Robe Uniform Suit Halloween L

Meaniny,Anime Womens  Cosplay Costumes Kochou Shinobu Suit Full Set Halloween Party Outfit (Kochou Shinobu, XL)

Halloween Cloak Outfit Women's Kochou Shinobu Kimono Cosplay Costume (S, Shinobu)

Sexy shinobu

If you want to be a cute butterfly but you want to, you know, also turn heads, this one is a good option.

Anime Demon Shinobu Kocho Cosplay Costume Kimetsu no Yaiba Bikini Swimsuit Summer Beach Bathing Suit Cover Up Set (Large, Shinobu A)

Shinobu Kocho Accessories

Shinobu Kocho Haori Jacket

Duwseal Kochou Shinobu Robe Cloak Cosplay Costume Kimono Cardigan Jacket Earrings Set

Shinobu Kocho Sword

Sword Valley Cosplay Japanese Anime Kochou Shinobu Sword, Carbon Steel Blade, Wooden Handguards

Shinobu Kocho Wig

SL Anime Wig for Kochou Shinobu Cosplay for Demon Slayer Characters Cosplay Wigs with Cap

Yamia Kochou Shinobu Cosplay wig for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Characters Play Cosplay Wigs with Free Wig Cap(Butterfly Clip Was Not Included)

Shinobu Kocho Footwear

Adults Kochou Shinobu Cosplay Shoes with Socks Anime Kimetsu no Yaiba Japanese Clogs Shoes

6. Zenitsu Agatsuma Cosplay

“Shooting Demon Slayer Kimetsu no yaiba – Zenitsu Agatsuma – Jardin Japonais – Toulouse -2019-12-01- P1955797” by esby.photo is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Zenitsu Agatsuma Full Outfits

NUOQI Zenitsu Cosplay Outfit for Demon Slayer Zenitsu Agatsuma Cosplay Costume Anime Kimono Uniform Halloween Costume M

CR ROLECOS Zenitsu Agatsuma Cosplay Costume for Demon Slayer Zenitsu Cosplay Kimono Outfit Uniform Suit Halloween 3XL

Zenitsu Agatsuma Accessories

Zenitsu Agatsuma Wig

SL Wig for Agatsuma Zenitsu Cosplay for Demon Slayer Short Orange Ombre Cosplay Wigs for Kids Adults with Cap

Zenitsu Agatsuma Wig (Female)

MORE4EVER Female Zenitsu Agatsuma Kimetsu No Cosplay Wig Long Ponytail Synthetic Hair (Yellow)

Zenitsu Agatsuma Sword

Mingshao 41" Demon Sword Fantasy Foam Samurai Sword Anime Cosplay Zenitsu Agatsuma

Other Demon Slayer Cosplay Characters

CR ROLECOS Giyuu Tomioka Cosplay Costume for Demon Slayer Giyuu Cosplay Kimono Outfit Robe Uniform Suit Halloween L

YLJXXY Anime Demon Slayer Adult Kimono Kaigaku Cosplay Costume Robe Halloween Full Outfits, Women-L

Cosplay Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Sabito Party Costume Kimono Set (Asian Size S,Full Set)

Cosplay Anime Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba Rengoku Kyoujurou Costume (Asian Size XL,Full Set)

YLJXXY Demon Slayer Douma Cosplay Uniforms Outfit Robe Japanese Kimono for Womens Halloween Costumes, XL

YLJXXY Demon Slayer Cosplay Costumes Ubuyashiki Kagaya Outfit Robe Japanese Kimono for Womens, L

Putting together your demon slayer outfit

Many people, including those with a love for the supernatural and fictional worlds, would love to be a demon slayer.

But what type of outfit does your demon slaying character wear?

If you’re not sure, we’ll help you figure it out. Here are some things to consider:

  • Do you want a tight or loose fitting outfit?
  • What types of weapons will you need to carry with you?
  • Is there anything else that would be helpful to have on hand?

These outfits can be found in many places and vary in design and materials used. Some outfits may need to put together or sewn by hand and one may need to start collecting items and supplies needed before assembling their own demon slayer outfit.

Finding the perfect accessories

Finding the perfect accessory to complete your cosplay is no easy feat, but there are a few things you can do to help out.

First, find out what your character’s costume looks like and what materials they may have used. This will help you narrow down your search for appropriate accessories.

Next, if you’re not sure which color or style of accessories will work best, grab reference photos of your character off the internet and compare them with real life items.

There are many different ways to customize a cosplay costume to create your perfect, one-of-a-kind look. Making the right accessories is crucial for both aesthetic and practical purposes. One of the most important pieces is your weapon, usually a sword, which can be purchased from an online retailer with a wide selection of replica weapons.

The perfect accessories will make your cosplay stand out. Whether you want to go as a Think about jewelry like earrings and necklaces, and other creative pieces like gloves, boots, hats, belts, chokers, costume armor etc.

In Conclusion

In conclusion, it’s important to remember that it is easy to get carried away when buying your Demon slayer cosplay costume. It might be tempting to buy the more expensive, detailed costumes, but consider if you will really use them or just wear them once before they go into the back of your closet. If you are more budget conscious, then go for something that will last and can be worn again in different ways.

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