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Sesshomaru Character Analysis and Development

My Sesshomaru Character Analysis

I feel like discussing a lot of InuYasha on my blog this week, so I’ll kick it off with my own character analysis of Sesshomaru.

First, let me have my fangirl moment and admire this gorgeous demon-dog man.

KYAAHHH~!! The hair, the eyes, the demon-dog markings... Ahh, gotta love a good-looking anime/manga character.
KYAAHHH~!! The hair, the eyes, the demon-dog markings… Ahh, gotta love a good-looking anime/manga character.

Ahem… I’m okay now. Anyway, let’s get on with the blog post! Here are the main points I’ll be discussing:

Main Points Discussed in This Blog Post

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1. Don’t Know Anything About Sesshomaru? Here’s Some Background Info

2. Why Sesshomaru is Considered Emotionless and Hates Humans and Inuyasha

3. Sesshomaru’s Upbringing and How It May Affect His Character

4. How Sesshomaru Begins to Change – Rin, the Human Girl

5. Why Sesshomaru is One of the Best InuYasha Characters

Don’t Know Anything About Sesshomaru? Here’s Some Background Info

If you’re not familiar with Sesshomaru, or if it’s been a long time since you’ve seen InuYasha, let me give you some background info on him. Sesshomaru is one of the supporting characters in the anime and manga series, InuYasha, and he becomes a major part of the series’ story. 

At first, Sesshomaru is seen as a cold, emotionless, and arrogant person. He’s a noble dog demon, and he’s Inuyasha’s half brother; they both are the sons of the Inu no Taisho, a famous and noble dog demon. Sesshomaru is one of those power-hungry characters, and he only lives to seek power and get stronger. In the InuYasha movie, InuYasha the Movie: Swords of an Honorable Ruler, it’s hinted that Sesshomaru challenged his father many times since the Inu no Taisho was powerful. Sesshomaru even wanted his father’s swords before the Inu no Taisho went off to his last battle. This shows that Sesshomaru greatly admired and respected his father. But, to Sesshomaru, showing emotion or attachment to anyone is a weakness.

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