Kanae Kocho is one of Hashira's flower breathing techniques, and she is the older sister of Shinobu Kocho and is the adopted sister of Kanao Tsuyuri. When he was a child, Kanae and Shinobu's parents were killed by a demon that attacked them. Fortunately, at that time she and Shinobu were rescued by Gyomei Himejima. From then on Kanae vows to become a demon hunter, she does this so that the devil doesn't inflict the same pain on others, and she also aims to protect her sister Shinobu.
Kanae Kocho the late Flower Hashira
Years later after becoming a Demon Hunter, Kanae then becomes Hashira, and one day in her life she saves Kanaosuyuri and adopts her into their family.
Kanae is known to have a good personality, she is always shown with a gentle smile on her face, as seen in Shinobu and Kanao flashback stories. In addition, Kanae has a unique dream where she wants one day humans to be able to live in peace with the devil. Despite all the suffering and death, they have caused. Kanae's hope inspires Shinobu to do the same. Kanae also included Hashira who was in line with Sanemi Shinazugawa. Kanae once calmed Sanemi while trying to defy the orders of their leader, Kagaya Ubuyashiki.
Personal Information Kanae Kocho Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba
- Name: Kanae Kocho
- Romaji Name : Kochō Kanae
- Japanese Name: 胡蝶 カナエ
- Alias: -
- Race: Human
- Gender: Female
- Birthday: -
- Age: 17 (Main Story), 21 (Kimetsu Academy)
- Height : - cm
- Weight : - kg
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Pale Purple
- Affiliation: Demon Slayer Corps
- Relationships: Shinobu Kocho (Younger Sister), and Kanao Tsuyuri (Adoptive Younger Sister)
- Japanese VA: Ai Kayano
- English VA: Bridget Hoffman
Several years into her time as Hashira, Kanae then met and fought against the second-ranked moon demon Doma. In that fight, Kanae was injured so badly that Doma almost ate him. But as the sun began to rise, Doma then left them. In the end, Shinobu finds the dying Kanae, and before she dies, Kanae tells Shinobu all the information she knows about Doma.
Although known as a benevolence Hashira, Kanae also has a firm nature when in battle. This is seen when Shinobu fights against Doma, where Kanae's spirit then appears and orders the weak Shinobu to stand up and face her opponent. So Kanae's words made Shinobu's determination to rise again to defeat the top-ranked moon demons.
Kanae Kocho Ability
As a Demon Slayer, Kanae Kocho is a Flower Breathing. Kanae used an ordinary-looking sword yet she was able to fight Doma the Top Rank Demon Two until sunrise. This shows that although she was unable to defeat Doma and was seriously injured, she was at least able to survive to the end.
Kanae Kocho Quotes
"Once you decide to defeat a Demon, defeat it. Once you decide to win, win. Win, whatever the cost. You made that promise with Kanao and me, didn't you?"
Kanae Kocho is one of the beautiful characters in the Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba series. Not only is she strong when fighting, but Kanae is also an expert in poison as mastered by his successors Shinobu and Kanao Tsuyuri. Shinobu Kocho is his younger brother and the only surviving relative, they both share a strong and loving brotherly bond. Kanao Tsuyuri is his adoptive sister, Kanae saves him from poverty and adopts him.