With the recent arrival of Yashahime: Princess Half Demon, interested in Inuyasha is back to the stars. Along with Inuyasha and Kagome, Tessaiga, a sword with infinite potential, is the protagonist of the original work. We know his story.

In the work of Rumiko Takahashi, Tessaiga is described as a sword that can kill well a hundred demons in one fell swoop. The powerful weapon protected Inuyasha and his companions in various situations and became one of the most famous swords from enthusiasts. But what is their real story?

Tessaiga, also known as "the sword of destruction", was forged by the blacksmith Totosai starting from a toga tusk, the father of Inuyasha and Sesshoumaru. Toga commissioned Tessaiga to steal Shishinki's Meido Zangetsuha and Tenseiga, "the sword of life", in order to contain his powers. While Tenseiga was inherited from Sesshoumaru, Tessaiga was secretly hidden from Toga.

But during the sixth episode of the Inuyasha animated series Kagome finds the swordwhat protects them from Sesshoumarus attacks. Tessaiga is equipped with a powerful barrier, thanks to which the evil and greedy demons cannot use it, but when Inuyasha promises to protect the girl, the sword accepts him as the new master.

Aesthetically, Tessaiga is similar to a normal katana. However, if it is challenged to care for people, it is turns into a bigger sword and sharp. The first technique Inuyasha uses to demonstrate the powers of Tessaiga is the "Scar of the Wind", a movement that can sweep away up to a hundred demons at once.

Throughout the series, Tessaiga is destroyedexcept to be reforged by Totosai from one of Inuyasha's fangs. After this event, Inuyasha learns the "backlash wave", a deadly countermovement with which the attacks are sent back to the sender.

The sword has the ability to do this too Absorb and absorb skills from other demons. By absorbing Shiori's bullet, Inuyasha gains the ability to break through any barrier except the sacred one and turn the sword into a red Tessaiga.

After all, Tessaiga can do it Start the Meido Zangetsuha, fatal blow from Toga, Inuyasha's father. Using this technique, the protagonist can launch a large black ball that can absorb anything nearby and send it to the underworld. What role will Tessaiga play in the sequel to Inuyasha? In the second episode of Yashahime, Towa and Setsuna split up to find out. Plus, fans have finally found out what happened to Kagome's brother after Inuyasha's demise.

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