Guardians of the Night: Heading to the Blacksmiths’ Village has landed in theaters
In 2016, the Japanese Koyoharu Gotōge created a manga collection titled Kimetsu No Yaibaalso called in the West as Demon Slayer and under the name of Guardians of the night in Spain, which would come to be known as the author’s most famous work. The head is carried out by the brothers Tanjiro y Nezuko Kamado and for their allies Inosuke Hashibira, Zenitsu Agatsuma y Giyū Tomiokawho face the evil forces of Muzan Kibutzuji. This collection ended in 2020, having reached the figure of 23 volumes, which, as we mentioned at the time, saw the light of day in Spain thanks to Editorial Standard.
However, in 2019, Kimetsu No Yaiba It was not limited to its printed version, as it was adapted as an anime, both in series and movie formats. Precisely, this article is in charge of analyzing Guardians of the Night: Heading to the Blacksmiths’ Village110-minute long premiere, directed by Haruo Sotozaki and based on a script written by herself Koyoharu Gotōgewhose trailer you can see below:
Despite the fact that the title suggests otherwise, in reality this theatrical release of Guardians of the night It is not a movie to use, since the truth is that it is the grouping of part of two plot arcs of the series, which, below, we will analyze separately.
This is the first adventure that we can see, made up of chapters 9 and 10, titled I will not give up! y Even if we reincarnaterespectively, in which we are not only witnesses of how Tanjiro and his inseparable allies face off against Gyutaro y at thethe two members of Upper Moon 6but also delve into the past of these two diabolical beings, whose harsh childhood was spent in what is known as Pleasure Quarter.
Heading to the Blacksmiths Village
This second and last adventure, which gives its title to the theatrical release of this grouping of episodes, shows us episode one of a new season, in which we can see a meeting in which the rest of the Remedy they make plans after the fall of their companions, while, on the other hand, Tanjiro and his friends recover from their past fight against the forces of evil. However, the older brother of Nezuko It doesn’t take long for him to discover that his sword has been taken from him, after he broke and dented it. Therefore, she decides to set out on the road to the Blacksmiths Village to get it back.
Despite having been released in theaters, Guardians of the Night: Heading to the Blacksmiths’ Village It is presented as what it is and does not try to camouflage itself as a film at any time, since the two arcs that make it up are broadcast separately, each one with the titles of its corresponding chapters, in addition to the corresponding openings and endings of each of the mentioned stages.
Of course, even if they are cartoons and, at certain moments in the plot, they choose to present the characters with a cartoonish aspect (something that hardcore fans are more than used to), Guardians of the Night: Heading to the Blacksmiths’ Village It is not intended for children, since the recommended minimum age is 16, as can be seen in its violent scenes, in addition to having no qualms about the use of foul language or the display of naked female bodies, although Neither of these two aspects abounds in these chapters.
Although Guardians of the Night: Heading to the Blacksmiths’ Village can be understood by itself, even if you don’t have too many notions about this manga, you can’t help noticing that the plot does not start from scratch, since it begins in the middle of a battle, while the end does not reach any conclusion, which which means that the second story arc hasn’t finished either.
As it is not a film, it is evident that Guardians of the Night: Heading to the Blacksmiths’ Village There are no post-credits scenes, so unless you fancy listening to the soundtrack, you don’t need to sit in your theater seat until the end.
Of course, Guardians of the Night: Heading to the Blacksmiths’ Villagewhich has been released in its original version in some cinemas, such as the one attended by the editor of this article, is a must-view for all those followers of the original manga, but it is also recommended for those who are curious about this famous work and want to give it an opportunity, after which you may become a new fan of the adventures created by Koyoharu Gotōge.
After the cruel murder of his family, Tanjiro Kamado, a kind-hearted boy, decides to become a demon hunter in the hope of turning his little sister back into a human. Nezuko.
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