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Who is Obanai Iguro in Demon Slayer?
Obanai is a serpant hashira in the Japanese anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba. As of now, he is 21 years old. He is a very skilled swordsman and incorporates his fighting style with snake-based techniques.
Who are the voice actors for Obanai Iguro?
The Japanese voice for the character is provided by the Japanese voice actor, Kenichi Suzumura. whereas the English voice for the character is contributed by the American voice actor, Erik Scott Kimerer.
Obanai Iguro: Appearance
Obanai Iguro is a young boy with a height of 5 feet 3 inches (162 cm). Even more, he has a weight of 53 kg. In addition, the color of his hair is black. Due to the heterochromia, his right eye is yellow and his left eye is turquoise in color. Most of the time, he wears a demon slayer corps dress with black and white striped haori. Also, he uses bandages to cover his mouth where he has wounds.
Obanai Iguro: Backstory
Heading towards the backstory of Iguro, he was born into a clan that had a boy baby after about 370 years. Also, he gets lots of delicious meals but is placed in a cell. whereas his clan used to get money by working for a snake demon. The snake demon was trying to eat him once he got bigger. At 12 years old, he was in front of the demon, and the demon was not satisfied with the size of Iguro. The members of his clan cut his mouth and let the demon drink his blood.
After it, he manages to get the hairpin and starts digging into the cell to get away. He was able to do it too, but the demon was able to find him. Adding on, Rengoku’s father, Shinjuro, finds him and is able to save him. Then he takes him to his sister, who yells at him. She explains that he was the offering, and because of him, all 50 members of the clan had died. Hearing it all, he does not want to live a normal life and wants to kill Muzan. As a result, he becomes a demon slayer.
Obanai Iguro: Breathing Style
The breathing style of Iguro is the serpent breath style. It follows attacks like the slithering movements of a snake. As well, he also twists and blends his sword like the movements of snakes.
Obanai Iguro’s Sword
He has a twisted Nichiren sword. But the color of his sword is not mentioned in the series. Also, his sword is very different from other demon slayers’ as it is zig-zagged like the slithering movement of snakes. The reason for it is to mimic his serpentine breathing style.
Obanai Iguro’s Death
Obanai Iguro dies in the Final Battle Arc while fighting with Muzan. During the fight, the sunlight was going to come. The demon slayers were trying to hold him. Also, Iguro uses his chain to hold Muzan. After all, the sunlight kills Muzan. Whereas, due to his previous injury, he dies through the injury during the battle but was able to give help in killing Muzan. Before dying, he also confessed his feelings for Mitsuri.