25 Tanjiro Quotes For Slaying Your Own Demons

Slay your demons and redefine your definition of a hero with our Tanjiro Kamado quotes. 

Fans of Demon Slayer will immediately recognize Tanjiro.

Tanjiro is more than a demon slayer; he represents the hero in all of us.

Find out how with our Tanjiro quotes below. 

Who is Tanjiro Kamado?

Tanjiro Kamado is the main character from the manga/anime series Demon Slayer

He is an elite-level demon slayer fueled by the desire for revenge against the demons who killed his family.

Check out these interesting Tanjiro facts below:

  • Tanjiro is tone-deaf
  • His favorite food is angelica sprouts.
  • He is a member of the band Chick-N-Scruffy Democracy

What are Tanjiro’s abilities?

Before his life as a demon slayer, Tanjiro came from a family working in the charcoal business. 

As a demon slayer, Tanjiro has trained and honed his skills to an elite level. 

Although young, he has already attained the title of master swordsman.

He practices various high-level demon slayer techniques.

His desire for revenge drives Tanjiro’s gifted performance. 

Demons murdered Tanjiro’s family, and his sister, Nezuko, became a demon.

His life’s mission is to hunt down the demon responsible for his family’s murder and bring justice to the demon who transformed his sister.

He has trained extensively to sharpen his abilities and is constantly seeking ways to increase his power and understanding. 

What makes Tanjiro a hero?

Many fans appreciate Tanjiro’s work ethic and desire to help his loved ones. 

An internal desire for balance and justice drives him.

In a world that often seems unfair or unjust, a character like Tanjiro makes us believe justice is possible. 

He never runs in the face of fear or immeasurable odds.

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Instead, he stands tall in his beliefs and desire to cure his sister.

Tanjiro reminds us that age is not a determining factor in if we can be heroes or heroines. 

Even as a child, he pushes himself to reach his potential’s zenith. 

If you want more awesome demon-slaying quotes or to learn more, check out our inspirational Tanjiro quotes below. 

Short Tanjiro Kamado quotes about monsters

The quest to rid the world of monsters is what drives Tanjiro. 

1. “Their aggression is something I can’t forgive!” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

2. “I won’t let anyone suffer the same grief that we did.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

3. “Never again. I won’t let them be robbed for no reason.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

4. “There are monsters in this world. Monsters with no souls.”  — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

5. “Monsters who take life without hesitation, remorse, or regret.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

The top Tanjiro quotes about never giving up

These quotes remind us why quitting is not in Tanjiro’s vocabulary. 

6. “I’ll keep my heart burning. I will not lose. I will not break.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

7. “The bond between Nezuko and me can’t be severed by anyone!” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

8. “Breathe all the way into my fingertips! Meditation boosts concentration.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

9. “Don’t go down in defeat. Ablaze! Ablaze! Ablaze! Set your heart, Ablaze!” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

10. “Remember, it’s the heart that drives people, so it can grow as strong as you need it to.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

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Famous Tanjiro quotes on people and family

Tanjiro is close to his sister and will do anything to protect her. 

11. “Anyone who hurts my sister, Hashira or not, I won’t let you get away with it.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

12. “None of them are like this. There are people that risk their lives for someone else.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

13. “Because they are people that don’t want others to go through the same suffering and sadness that they did.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

14. “The strong should aid and protect the weak. Then the weak will become strong, and they, in turn, will aid and protect those weaker than them.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

15. “In order to soothe the spirits of those it killed, and to make sure it claims no further victims, I will swing my blade down and lop off the head of any Demon without mercy!” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

The best Tanjiro quotes about good vs. evil and regret

Tanjiro sleeps peacefully at night because he has no regrets. 

Can you say the same? 

16. “Don’t stop. Run. You gotta protect Nezuko. Even if it means getting slashed by him at the same time.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

17. “If you can’t tell the difference between good demons and bad ones, then you don’t deserve to be a Hashira.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

18. “Killing for no reason without a second thought. Without any hint of remorse. I won’t allow this kind of tyranny!” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

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19. “You’ve killed and eaten a lot of people! So don’t play the victim! Your whole being is twisted! And I can’t forgive that! You devil! I’m going to cut off your head!” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

20. “But I will not belittle those who regret their actions and suffer over what they did as Demons because They were once human. Because they were like me.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer, Demon Slayer

Tanjiro quotes and sayings about life and killing

Tanjiro is set on protecting the weak. 

21. “Killing humans is unforgivable.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

22. “I swear your big brother will save you no matter what.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

23. “There’s no way they’d ever say that! Not ever! Don’t insult my family!” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

24. “Don’t wimp out! Save him! Save him! Save him! I”m not powerless anymore! Move!!” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

25. “No matter how many people you may lose, you have no choice but to go on living. No matter how devastating the blows might be.” — Tanjiro Kamado, Demon Slayer

How do you define a hero?

You needn’t be imbued with a magical sword or superpowers to be a hero.

Each of us has the potential to be our own heroes while helping those in need.

What is your favorite Tanjiro Kamado quote?

Be sure to let us know in the comments section below. 

Clifton Sankofa has Master's degrees in English, Teaching, and School Leadership. He is a veteran educator and school leader. Clifton has built his career around teaching language arts, social-emotional learning, hip-hop(e), and vegan cooking. Across the country, Black and Brown communities die over preventable diseases. Clifton's aim is to help reverse this trend through cultural shifts. Using hip-hop and cultural-centered activities, he educates young people on how to reclaim their health and heritage through sustainable vegan eating, cooking practices, and literacy skills.
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