February 8, 2023

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UNIQLO Releases Demon Slayer Clothing Line

UNIQLO has stepped up to the plate to make every Demon Slayer fan’s wardrobe just that much sweeter with a Demon Slayer inspired line of clothing.

Ever since the Anime adaptation of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba hit the airwaves in 2019, it has exploded into a full on global sensation. Known for unique Japanese-inspired clothing, with loads of sweet licensed properties, UNIQLO has stepped up to the plate to make every Demon Slayer fan’s wardrobe just that much sweeter. That’s right, UNIQLO has dropped a Demon Slayer inspired line of clothing.

UNIQLO was originally founded in 1949 as a men’s clothing retailer in Japan under a different name; Men’s Shop OS. After opening a second, unisex location, a misunderstanding in the name planning wound up creating the brand name known and loved around the world today – UNIQLO. Despite the company’s long history, it is only in more recent years that the brand has expanded across the entire globe. By this point, shoppers are bound to find one in just about every mall in America. As the brand has expanded, so has their access to awesome licensed properties.

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The beauty of how UNIQLO handles licensed properties is that they attempt to incorporate them in a way that still has a fashion sense, not just generic graphic tees of the property, but clothes worthy of a nice night out while still being able to represent one’s favorite properties. From Nintendo button-ups to snazzy Marvel shirts, UNIQLO’s unique blend of style and licensed properties makes for clothing that geeks and nerds of all stripes need in their wardrobe, which makes this Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba collaboration that much more exciting.

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Originally launching as a manga series in 2016, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba follows the story of Tanjiro Kamado as he works to become a Demon Slayer in order to avenge his family and protect his sister. After a demon violently slaughters his family, Tanjiro discovers his younger sister has now been turned into one. Realizing his now-demonic sister still showed some recognizable emotion, he dedicates his life to becoming a Demon Slayer in the hopes that his quest will provide him with the knowledge to turn his sister back into a human. The series is known for its beautiful artwork, featuring fantastic looking outfits, making it the perfect fit for a real life clothing collab.

This UNIQLO Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba t-shirt line is a must-have for fans, with a range of shirts featuring unique artistic designs and a variety of characters. And the best part is, this is only the first wave, with a second line being announced for August. The current line has eight shirts, all of which are look great. and a collection by UNIQLO sister brand GU will soon be available as well, so any hopeful demon slayers have even more to look forward to.

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