Heard about the winners of the Noma Publishing Culture! The manga creator of Demon Slayer, Koyoharu Gotouge wins the second Noma Publishing culture. The award winners were announced through the official website of Kodansha on 2nd October. Noma publishing awards were given to the artists for their excellent contribution.
Furthermore, Koyoharu Gotouge won the award to have crossed over 100 million copies of the manga in circulation. Other than that the franchise of Kimetsu no Yaiba had strong sales of anime games, movie, and their merchandise. It has further boosted the entire publishing industry with its strong sales.
Moreover, Demon Slayer: Infinity Train movie has sold more than 11 million tickets. Along with its earning of over 15.7 billion yen as of its 17th day at the Japan Box office. Moreover, the film has surpassed the revenue ranking of Avatar which has earned 15.6 billion yen previously. Therefore ranking in the top 10 movies ever released in Japan. The film Infinity train now ranks in the fifth position among the top 10 anime films of Japan. With its fourth position belonging to Spirited away and ranking just above the films Ponyo and Weathering With You.
More about Demon Slayer
Kimetsu no Yaiba is the Japanese name for Demon Slayer. The movie Infinity train is the direct sequel of the anime series Demon slayer. Haruo Sotozaki has directed the Infinity train film with Ufotable as the producer. Koyoharu Gotōge has originally written the manga. It turned out to be the highest-grossing Japanese anime film of 2020. Infinity Train is the direct sequel of the anime Demon Slayer. The film was first released in Japan on October 16, 2020. Haruo Satozaki has directed the film and produced by Ufotable.
The manga was first serialized in Shueisha’s weekly shonen jump. Kimetsu no Yaiba has 22 tankōbon volumes as of October 2020. Viz Media is in charge of publishing the manga in English. Manga plus has further published the manga in Spanish.