Hayao Miyazaki comments on the success of Demon Slayer

Hayao Miyazaki comments on the success of Demon Slayer
Demon Slayer is the biggest commercial success of the last few years. This is demonstrated by both the sales charts of the manga (which we remember has already finished in Japan) and above all the box office results obtained by Demon Slayer Mugen Train - The Movie which smashed the records of receipts and tickets sold becoming the most profitable opening for a film in the history of Japanese cinemas.

In recent days these numbers have grown dramatically, also undermining real cornerstones of Japanese animation such as Hayao Miyazaki's Enchanted City!

Hayao Miyazaki and the success of Demon Slayer

In this regard, a willing journalist has hunted down sensei Miyazaki, who, as is well known, is reluctant to grant interviews and when he does his statements are to put it mildly without too much hair on the language, to ask him for his opinion on the incredible success of the Demon Slayer film.

Stuck on the door of the house, after going to take out the garbage in the early hours of the morning, the sensei answered the journalist's questions, albeit telegraphically. had seen the Demon Slayer movie and the answer was obviously abrasive:

No, I didn't. I rarely look at other things. I don't watch TV, I don't watch movies. I'm a retired old man who picks up trash.

On takings:

I don't think it concerns me. It's best if people don't care about things like box office records and instead focus on making their workplaces harmonious. Everything is fine as long as you give your all on what you are doing. This sort of thing is not worth worrying about. There is always inflation in the world. Right now, I have to pick up the garbage ...

Demon Slayer Mugen Train - The Movie

Demon Slayer Mugen Train - The Movie takes up the story of Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zen'itsu and Inosuke where the anime series ended, or on the train Mugen, where countless people have disappeared and where their new mission will begin.

The staff that will make the film is the same as the animated series or the Ufotabile Studio directed by Haruo Sotozaki ( Tales of Zestiria the X, Tales of Symphonia the Animation) (Fate / Zero, Kara no Kyoukai, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu) and character design by Akira Matsushima (Maria Watches Over Us, Tales of Zestiria the X).

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Demon Slayer, the manga and the anime

Demon Slayer - Kimetsu no Yaiba, the shonen manga by Koyoharu Gotouge, is published in Italy by Edizioni Star Comics with assets of 10 volumes. The manga ended at home and will consist of 23 total tankobons.

The anime, licensed by Dynit, is instead available for free and legally on the vvvvid streaming platform.

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Here is a brief synopsis of Demon Slayer - Kimetsu no Yaiba:

The young Tanjirou loads a basket full of coal on his shoulders every day and with this he goes down to the villages around the house, dedicating his days to trade, he does it with a peaceful heart, knowing that in this way he helps his family. One evening Tanjirou sleeps outside the house. The village elders tried to hold him back: woe to venture into the woods at night, the risk is that of becoming prey to ferocious demons. When the young man returns home the next morning, he finds a gruesome scene. He will understand through suffering that not all legends are fantasy and that kindness can turn into strength - to fight demons and protect little sister Nezuko.

Do you want to start reading the Demon Slayer manga - Kimetsu no Yaiba? Retrieve the Starter Pack with the first 5 volumes of Edizioni Star Comics.

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