Demon Slayer Season 2: Can Tanjiro Defeat Gyutaro?

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Fans of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba were understandably shocked after what happened in the latest episode of Season 2. After all, Episode 16 concluded on a major cliffhanger as both Inosuke Hashibira and Tenge Uzui were left seemingly dead. However, people still have hope that Tanjiro Kamado will manage to rise above certain defeat and continue to fight against the Upper Rank Six demons. But is it possible to defeat Gyutaro now that his allies might no longer be able to help him?

Demon Slayer Season 2 Episode 17: Will Tanjiro Manage To Kill Gyutaro and Daki This Week?


In Yukaku-hen Episode 9, Inosuke managed to behead Daki with the help of Tanjiro and Zenitsu Agatsuma. As he ran off to keep it separated from the demon's body, Tanjiro searched for Tengen who had pulled Gyutaro away to continue their fight. Amazingly, Gyutaro catches up with Inosuke and impales him with a blood sickle to recover his sister's head. This is when Tanjiro realizes that Tengen has fallen unconscious and that one of his hands has been severed.

Things go from bad to worst as Tanjiro falls from the roof as the Obi Demon causes an explosion. Although Zenitsu tries to prevent the fall, they both end up falling down as Tanjiro apologizes to everyone for failing.

But will he actually fail at killing Gyutaro? There is little doubt that the fight is far from over and that Demon Slayer Season 2 Episode 17 will be all about the heroes trying to behead Gyutaro. However, it is still unclear if Tanjiro will manage to do it alone or if his companions will manage to help him out.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 Episode 17 is titled Never Give Up ("Zettai Akiramenai") which refers to Chapter 93 of the original manga. Episode 10 of the Entertainment District arc will premiere on Sunday, February 6, 2022, at 11:15 PM JST.


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