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Demon Slayer fragrances let you charm everyone with a breath of aromatic air

By Ben K, grape Japan

If you're a fan of the manga and anime franchise "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" 鬼滅の刃, chances are you have your favorite character by now. With both the manga and the anime adaptation winning awards and ranking among the best of 2019 (the latter even making Crunchyroll's top 25 anime of the 2010s), it's no surprise that collaboration products and events are appearing at a dizzying pace as the Kimetsu train continues to pick up steam.

Now, there's another way you can show your appreciation for Demon Slayer: wearing your favorite character's fragrance!

Here's an exclusive lineup of perfumes by primaniacs, Masameya Inc.'s anime-themed specialty fragrance brand. The first series, which was released on October 31, 2019 featured fragrances for Tanjiro and Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira and Giyu Tomioka. The second series has now been announced and when it goes on sale on February 20th, you'll also be able to buy fragrances for Shinobu Kocho, Kanao Tsuyuri and Muzan Kibutsuji.

With the addition of Muzan, one wonders if a third series featuring other demons will follow.

Let's take a look at the lineup in closer detail:

Demon Slayer Fragrances: 1st Series


Tanjiro Kamado

A fragrance promising to grant a wish glimmering in the darkness, just like a firm grip never releasing the hand it holds dear.

  • Top notes: lime, lemon, basil, red currant
  • Middle notes: bay leaf, black pepper, Lily of the Valley
  • Base notes: musk, sandalwood, cedarwood, amber


Nezuko Kamado

A fragrance you give to a girl who never stops fighting against her fate, as the solace of unbreakable bonds beats within her heart.

  • Top notes: lilac, hyacinth, chamomile
  • Middle notes: Lily of the Valley, jasmine, lily, violet
  • Base notes: honey, sandalwood, raspberry


Zenitsu Agatsuma

A fragrance like a ray of light from your hand which you send dashing through the heavens, clearing a path to your tomorrow.

  • Top notes: peach, bergamot, grapefruit
  • Middle notes: water lily, rose, jasmine
  • Base notes: musk, cedarwood, amber, sandalwood


Inosuke Hashibira

A fragrance reminiscent of clouds springing up on a bright summer day, inspiring you to charge ahead self-confidently and fearlessly.

  • Top notes: bergamot, lime, Petitgrain
  • Middle notes: rosemary, rose, cedarwood
  • Base notes: musk, lavender, amber


Giyu Tomioka

A fragrance which emanates purely with unwavering resolve like the surface of water after calm has returned

  • Top notes: lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus
  • Middle notes: Lily of the Valley, osmanthus, rose, hyacinth
  • Base notes: musk, amber, cedarwood, patchouli

Demon Slayer Fragrances: 2nd Series


Shinobu Kocho

A fragrance to behold endless dreams, as you're lured by the fluttering dance of a butterfly's wings.

  • Top notes: bergamot, green notes, white musk
  • Middle notes: wisteria, jasmine, Ylang-ylang, bloomeria
  • Base notes: musk, benzoin, sandalwood


Kanao TsuyuriA fragrance like a spring breeze gently opening the closed flower of your heart.

  • Top notes: leafy green, lime, apple
  • Middle notes: lilac, iris, heliotrope, Lily of the Valley, rose, cyclamen
  • Base notes: amber, peach, cedarwood, sandalwood


Muzan KibutsujiA fragrance which will beautifully yet cruelly submerge you into nightmares as you're captivated by two eyes shining crimson in the pitch darkness of night.

  • Top notes: lemon, bergamot, pineapple, Galvanum
  • Middle notes: jasmine, geranium, rose
  • Base notes: sandalwood, musk, cedarwood, amber


Product Details

  • Price: 5,417 yen (excluding tax)
  • Volume: 30 ml
  • Bottle size: 86 mm × 55 mm × 29 mm
  • Box size: 90 mm × 58 mm × 33 mm
  • Online store website
  • Delivery date: From Feb 29 to March 28, depending on product

Note: A Japanese address is required for delivery, so you'll need to use a forwarding service like Tenso or White Rabbit Express to have it delivered outside of Japan.

For more details, see the product page on the primaniacs website here.

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The problem is when people start to overdo it with these perfumes. I've lost count the number of times I've had to move away, especially from women, because I could hardly breathe. Thank god I don't use trains at rush hour that often any more.

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Surely the goal would be to smell like a demon?

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