In the world of Demon Slayer, where demons roam and hunt humans, unique abilities and powers are commonplace. The Demon Slayer Corps, an organization tasked with eradicating the demon threat, employs a variety of combat techniques, most of which revolve around swordsmanship styles called Breathing Techniques. However, one Demon Slayer stands out from the rest: Genya, who not only wields a gun in combat but also possesses a mysterious regenerative ability.
At the Swordsmith Village, a secret location where the Demon Slayer Corps’ Nichirin swords are made, Genya is one of the few stationed there to protect the swordsmiths. When Upper Moons Four and Five attack the village, Genya joins the fight alongside Tanjiro and Tokito. Unlike the others who use Nichirin swords, Genya opts for a pistol, and his attack catches Upper Moon Four off guard, hitting the demon’s neck with ease.
However, the battle is far from over as Upper Moon Four divides into multiple versions of itself and separates the Demon Slayer forces. Despite his unique abilities, Genya is not strong enough to fend off the demons alone and ends up getting impaled. To everyone’s surprise, including the viewers, he somehow manages to regenerate and continues the fight.
This isn’t the first time Genya has demonstrated his regenerative ability; when Tanjiro first meets him, he’s missing a tooth, but shortly after, he has a full set of teeth again. While the extent of his regenerative ability is unclear, it’s possible that he possesses divine power or even a partial demon body, which would explain his unique ability. However, his mostly human appearance and ability to walk in the sun suggest that he is not a full demon.
Genya’s abilities raise many questions about the nature of demons and their powers in the world of Demon Slayer. It’s unclear how he acquired his regenerative ability or if any other Demon Slayers possess similar powers. Nevertheless, Genya’s unique fighting style and abilities make him a valuable asset to the Demon Slayer Corps and an intriguing character for viewers to follow.
Shinobu, Kanae, Sakonji, Jigoro, Kyojuro, Shinjuro