Japanese man takes photos of kids in Demon Slayer cosplay

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has been super popular recently, especially after the new Demon Slayer the Movie: Infinity Train film made its theatrical debut back in October. In November, a Japanese photographer made his son and a few other kids cosplay the Demon Slayer series. The pint-sized cosplayers immediately went viral and netizens couldn’t help but gush over the photos. 

Kids cosplay as Demon Slayer characters

Kids Cosplay Demon Slayer 1 - zenitsu
Kid cosplaying as Zenitsu from Demon Slayer
Image adapted from: @shigatsu0926, @shigatsu0926

Last month, a Japanese photographer, going by the Instagram handle @shigatsu0926, posted professionally taken and edited photos of his son and a few other children cosplaying characters from the Demon Slayer series. 

These photos were circulated online and the hearts of netizens melted at the sight of the children cutely dressed up as characters such as Tanjiro, Zenitsu, and Inosuke. 

Kids Cosplay Demon Slayer 2 - tanjiro
Kid cosplaying as Tanjiro from Demon Slayer
Image adapted from: @shigatsu0926, @shigatsu0926

The Japanese photographer and father loves to dress his son up as characters from different anime series and take aesthetic photos across Japan. He often uses a Canon EOS 6D Mark II DSLR camera.  

Kids Cosplay Demon Slayer 3 - kimetsu no yaiba
Image adapted from: @shigatsu0926, @shigatsu0926

Most of the places featured in his photos are found in Aichi Prefecture.

Netizen comments on Jaze Phua’s Facebook post

ids Cosplay Demon Slayer 4 - kimetsu no yaiba characters
Image adapted from: @shigatsu0926, @shigatsu0926

2 days ago, Jaze Phua, a Singapore actor and filmmaker, reshared the Japanese photographer’s photos on his Facebook page, JAZE. His post garnered a lot of attention from netizens as they loved how cute the children looked.
Kids Cosplay Demon Slayer 5 - netizen comments
Netizen comments under JAZE’s Facebook post
Image adapted from: JAZE

The Facebook post alone garnered more than 4k reshares, 3.5k likes, and about 500 comments. 

Parents who saw the post also got inspired to hold similarly themed photoshoots for their children as keepsakes.  

Kids dress up as other characters besides Demon Slayer

Kids Cosplay Demon Slayer 6 - harry potter
Kid cosplaying as Harry Potter
Image adapted from: @shigatsu0926, @shigatsu0926

@shigatsu0926, is passionate about photography and capturing his son and his peers dressed up as different characters. 

Kids Cosplay Demon Slayer 7 - castle in the sky
Harry Potter (Left); Castle in the Sky (Right)
Image adapted from: @shigatsu0926, @shigatsu0926

Cosplaying kids are too cute to ignore

Children dressing up as characters from our favourite anime series, such as Demon Slayer, are just too adorable. For more photos of these budding cosplayers, follow @shigatsu0926 on Instagram. 

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Cover image adapted from: @shigatsu0926, @shigatsu0926

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