Viz Media published the first three chapters of the series in its digital magazine Weekly Shonen Jump as part of the "Jump Start" program, but did not pick the series up for continued serialization. Viz announced their license to the series during their panel at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20, 2017. At their Anime NYC panel on November 15, 2019, Viz announced their plan to release volumes monthly starting in May 2020.
"To Return by Dawn Without Fail" (必ず戻る夜明けまでには, Kanarazu Modoru Yoake Made Ni Ha)
"Tanjiro's Journal, Part 1" (炭治郎日記・前編, Tanjirō Nikki: Zenpen)
"Tanjiro's Journal, Part 2" (炭治郎日記・後篇, Tanjirō Nikki: Kōhen)
"A Mountain of Hands" (山ほどの手が, Yamahodo no Tega)
"Spirits of the Deceased" (亡霊, Bōrei)
Once returning home, Tanjiro Kamado discovers that his entire family was killed, except for his sister Nezuko, who turned into a demon. Realizing that Nezuko was not the killer, and that she still holds traces of humanity, Tanjiro convinces the Demon Slayer Giyū Tomioka to spare her. Giyū then sends Tanjiro to meet Sakonji Urokodaki who oversees his training to also become a Demon Slayer. After two years of harsh training, Tanjiro takes the harsh exam to join the Demon Slaying Corps.
"Kibutsuji's Wrath / The Smell of Enchanting Blood" (鬼舞辻の癇癪・幻惑の血の香り, Kibutsuji no Kanshaku・Genwaku no Chi no Kaori)
"The Doctor's Opinion" (医師の見解, Ishi no Kenkai)
"Playing Temari" (手鞠遊び, Temari Asobi)
After passing the exam, Tanjiro departs with Nezuko to look for a way to turn her back into a human and kill Muzan Kibutsuji, the demon responsible for killing their family. After slaying a demon targeting young girls, Tanjiro sets to Tokyo, where he has a short encounter with Muzan, and meets Tamayo, a demon who escaped from Muzan's influence and is hiding from him since then. However, Muzan sends two assassins to track down and kill Tanjiro, and both he and Tamayo are attacked by them.
"The Boar Bares Its Fangs, Zenitsu Sleeps" (猪は牙を剥き善逸は眠る, Inoshishi wa kiba o muki Zen'itsu wa nemuru)
"Former Member of the Twelve Kizuki" (元十二鬼月, Moto jū ni Kizuki)
"Believe in Yourself" (己を鼓舞せよ, Onore o Kobu seyo)
After the assassins are killed, Tamayo offers Tanjiro her assistance in developing a cure for Nezuko's condition and he departs to confront another demon who drags his victims into an abandoned mansion, with assistance from two fellow Demon Slayers, Zenitsu Agatsuma and Inosuke Hashibira.