Demon Slayer Life-Giving: The Author of “The Demon Slasher” named Time’s Most Influential People

Mangaka Koyoharu Gotoge, author “The Demon Cleaving Blade“, entered the list of the most influential people in the world in 2023 according to the magazine TimeThis is the first time in the history of the publication that a Japanese manga author has found a place in the annual ranking.

Publication “The Demon Cleaving Blade“began in February 2016. In May 2023, the manga reached its final stage. The work also received an anime adaptation in the form of a television series and a full-length film from the studio. ufotable

Gotoge was added to the rating because his brainchild broke all records for popularity.

To date, total sales “Bladesurpassed the 150 million book mark (including digital editions)… At the same time, many interesting things have been prepared for the fans of the franchise in the coming year, including the premiere of the second season of the anime series, as well as the release of a game based on the plot of the manga.

Full-length animated film “Demon Cuts Blade: The Endless Train“became the highest grossing in the history of Japanese box office, having managed to win”Spirited Away” Hayao Miyazaki.

Moreover, even before its Western premiere, the film broke the international grossing record for anime, earning nearly $ 400 million.

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