Demon Slayer Award
Photo: Studio Ufotable

Demon Slayer is one of the most successful franchises that was introduced to fans with the manga and its anime adaptation not a long time ago. Both manga and anime series with their full feature film is worldwide successes undoubtedly that managed to win several numbers of awards and here we have one more of them.

On July 27, the Japan Cartoonists Association reported the victors of the 50th Japan Cartoonists Association Awards. Koyoharu Gotouge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba manga won the great prize in the Comic division. Every great prize incorporates a gold plaque, decoration, and 500,000 yen which is about US$4,500 in prize cash.

Photo: Shueisha

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga series composed and outlined by Koyoharu Gotouge. It follows teen Tanjiro Kamado, who endeavors to turn into a demon slayer after his family is butchered and his more youthful sister Nezuko is transformed into a devil. It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020, with its parts gathered in 23 tankōbon volumes. It has been distributed in English by Viz Media and simulpublished by Shueisha on their Manga Plus stage.

The anime adaptation created by Ufotable broadcasted in Japan from April to September 2019. A spin-off film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train, was delivered in October 2020 and turned into the most elevated earning anime film and Japanese film ever. A subsequent season will debut in late 2021.

As of February 2021, the manga had more than 150 million duplicates available for use, including computerized adaptations, making it the 10th top-rated manga series ever. In the meantime, the anime series have gotten basic recognition, with pundits lauding the movement and battle arrangements. It has gotten various honors and is viewed as extraordinary compared to other anime of the 2010s. As of December 2020, the Demon Slayer establishment is assessed to have produced absolute deals of essentially ¥270 billion ($2.6 billion) in Japan.


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