How Old Is Mitsuri Kanroji?

We have been wondering: how old is Mitsuri Kanroji? Ever since we read the manga and watched the anime, the Love Hashira certainly left an impression, and she was an important character in the final arc too.

How Old Is Mitsuri Kanroji?

Mitsuri Kanroji, the Love Hashira of Demon Slayer Corps, was born on June 1st, the year is unspecified. However, as the stories of Demon Slayer take place during the Taisho Era in Japan, we can estimate it with approximate precision to be the year 1912 – 1915.

Since Mitsuri was 19 years old during the events, she must have been born between 1893 and 1896. If the characters live until this day, our beautiful Hashira would already be 126 – 129 years old!

As a Gemini, Mitsuri expresses herself jovially and emotionally, and her personality suits her title a lot. She never hesitates to show her kindness and admiration to others, even though she is initially shy and flustered. This attitude, however, turns 180 degrees when she faces a demon.

Mitsuri Kanroji (Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba)

How Tall Is Mitsuri Kanroji?

Compared to a woman of the nostalgic era, Mitsuri is a little taller than average, and she stands at 160 centimeters, or 5 feet 3 inches. Furthermore, her arms, her hips, and especially her legs of hers appear fairly muscular. The strong physique is somehow conflicting if we only consider the bright pink hair and the cute personality.

Why Does Mitsuri Have Pink Hair?

The reason for Mitsuri to get her hair color has been noted as excessive consumption of sakura mochi. It sounds a bit funny but it is actually possible in real life when food pigmentation ends up affecting the cells in our body.

Why Does Mitsuri Eat So Much?

Mitsuri Kanroji eat so much

Because of the abnormal amount of muscles in her body, Mitsuri Kanroji needs a lot of food to keep herself sated and maintain a strong body. Her large appetite is a major reason for men to stay away from her, aside from the unusual pink hair. Hopefully, anime audiences will get to see her eating scene soon!

Why Is Mitsuri’s Outfit So Revealing?

Mitsuri’s uniform looks quite revealing compared to her fellow female warriors. At first, all of them received the same uniform, but they refused to wear it and indulge the creepy outfitter! Shinobu became her friend after letting her know the outfit was a total prank, but Mitsuri didn’t have the heart to burn the uniform as everyone did, hence she kind of got herself stuck with it.

How Does Mitsuri Kanroji Become A Hashira?

Mitsuri Kanroji Become A Hashira

Eating more than a sumo wrestler and possessing a strange hair color are enough reasons for men to stay away from Mitsuri.

At first, she tried to fit in by dyeing her hair black, cutting down her meal, and even acting weak at times. Instead of getting herself noticed, Mitsuri ends up stressed because she couldn’t be herself.

No one could have predicted her solution though. Mitsuri opted to be part of the Demon Slayer Corps to find a husband who is strong enough to match her and protect her. Being encouraged by Ubuyashiki, the young lady finally had the motivation to accept herself and become one of the strongest fighters.

In the manga, Mitsuri Kanroji’s age when she become a Hashira was 17, and she earned the position after only 6 months of training.

What Is Mitsuri Kanroji’s Ability?

Despite a feminine appearance and an emotional personality, Mitsuri Kanroji is powerful. Her title as one of the Hashira members is not obtained fair and square.

Natural strength

Unlike us, Mitsuri’s muscle has a unique composition, which surpasses the normal human muscle system by 8 times. Her limbs might be slim, yet they are definitely far from fragile. Despite the high density of muscles, Mitsuri is still flexible and thus able to execute complicated moves flawlessly.

Speed & Reflexes

At first, we saw Mitsuri as the slowest runner, and she seemed remarkably slow when compared with the fellow female Hashira, Shinobu. Nonetheless, it’s stated that her technique is even faster than Tengen Uzui, who received praise for his speed. Mitsuri is fast enough to dodge lightning attacks and sound waves directed at her.


She is undeniably one of the best sword users in the Demon Slayer Corps, and it’s expected from a Hashira. To utilize and enhance her skills, Mitsuri fights with her “Love Sword”, a weapon created respectively for her due to the elasticity and thinness that made it extremely difficult to use.

Demon Slayer Mark

Mitsuri battle with the Fourth of the Upper Moon

In the battle with the Fourth of the Upper Moon, Mitsuri unknowingly obtained the Mark of Demon Slayer. The beautiful symbol appeared near the spot between her collarbones and enhanced her overall ability enough to fight the Zohakuten face-to-face.

The main skill set she used in battles is Love Breathing with 6 forms in total:

  • Shivers of First Love: A dash skill with numerous slashes.
  • Anguish Inducing Love: A combination of slash and whipping, the range is extended.
  • Lovely Kitty Shower: A leap with curved attacks.
  • The fourth form is unfortunately never used in the series.
  • Wavering Attachment – Messy Nails: A somersault backward with whipping slashes created, the sword will end up around the enemy’s neck.
  • Kitty Paw Love Breeze: A position with Mitsuri spiraling upside-down and shielding herself with a helical attack.

After the training era with Kyojuro Rengoku, the Flame Hashira, Mitsuri has learned a bit about his Flame Breathing. Nevertheless, she doesn’t have good control over this technique, hence she sticks to the Love Breathing that she is more skillful with.

Who Is Mitsuri Kanroji Dating With?

Mitsuri Kanroji and Obanai Iguro

Mitsuri Kanroji easily gets along with other members of the Corps due to her friendly and loveable nature, but her interest was all in the Obanai Iguro, the Snake Hashira. It’s no secret that he has a big crush on Mitsuri as well. They have been exchanging gifts and letters (of admiration and love).

Unfortunately, they never officially got together. They confessed to each other during the fight against Muzan but they were killed while battling the Demon Lord. It was a heartbreaking moment for fans of the series when she asked to be his wife forever if reincarnation exists.

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How Does Mitsuri Kanroji Die?

Spoiler alert: Mitsuri Kanroji died in the manga.

After successively fighting the upper-ranked demons, everyone was drained, and Mitsuri wasn’t an exception. Besides, Muzan is a force to be reckoned with, his attacks landed on Mitsuri and injured her badly enough to eliminate her from the battle.

Quickly, Obanai got them both away from the scene. Even with all the wounds she took, Mitsuri wanted to keep fighting and protecting everyone else. Seeing how beaten up Obanai was, she apologized to him for not helping much and let her memories take over before she promised an afterlife with Obanai and released her last breath.

Last Words

With information such as how old Mitsuri Kanroji is, what her fighting style is, and who her closest people are, you’re now ready for the upcoming season of Demon Slayer with intense battles and epic moments!

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