Demon Eyes Kyo

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Demon Eyes Kyo (鬼眼の狂 Onime-no-Kyō) is the main character in the manga Samurai Deeper Kyo, a popular manga written by Akimine Kamijyo. He was ranked first in the 2002 Samurai Deeper Kyo popularity contest and has remained in the top in every other poll. Although he did not appear until the last page of the first chapter in the manga, Kyo is the main character and has appeared in the manga more times than Mibu Kyoshiro.

Demon Eyes Kyo is voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi in Japan and Dan Green in North America.

Demon Eyes Kyo, or Onime no Kyo was called the Thousand Slayer for killing over 1,000 samurai during the battle of Sekigahara. He was finally defeated by a man named Mibu Kyoshiro. Four years later, Mibu Kyoshiro surfaces again. Inside him is Demon Eyes Kyo, waiting to come out and reclaim his body, which has been hidden somewhere in the forest of Aokigahara.

At the beginning of the manga, Kyo is sadistic and enjoys slaughtering. He does not care about who he kills and is shown to kill anyone he doesn't like. As the manga progresses, his bloodlust slowly decreases, though he still kills without mercy. However, his true bloodlust is shown during his battle with Bikara. He attacks relentlessly and drags out the fight to further humiliate his opponent. This bloodlust surfaces again when he fights Oda Nobunaga. This time he aims to kill with every strike, due to his hatred of his enemy. When he recovers his true body, he begins to exhibit a more boyishly gruff demeanor that betrays hints of kindness and an appreciation for friendship.

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Official Site: tokyopop
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