New Japanese PM Is Demon Slayer Fan; Promises To Boost Income of Anime Industry

Fumio Kushida who recently won the Liberal Democratic Party presidential elections, said that he will try his best to boost the income of people who are working in Anime and Manga industry.

Fumio Kushida is going to be 100th president of Japan. While speaking to a public conference, he said “I will also work to raise the income of people involved in the Japanese soft power industry such as manga, anime, and movies“.

The next president of Japan is also a big fan of the Demon Slayer franchise and has read all the volumes of Demon Slayer manga.

A reporter asked that Demon Slayer film recently broadcasted on the TV all across Japan, have you seen it? Kushida said “I haven’t watched TV, but I’ve read through all the volumes of Kimetsu no Yaiba. My favorite character is the Akaza“. In case you don’t know, Akaza is one of the twelve upper moons, and he was the main antagonist of Demon Slayer Mugen Train film.

Many of the Demon Slayer fans were surprised that the prime minister picked Akaza as his favorite character. One fan said “I thought Kushida san will go for Tanjiro as his favorite character, but he surprisingly went for Akaza. Kushida san seems to understand the manga well”

Demon Slayer season 2 is just around the corner. The release date for the Mugen Train Arc and Entertainment District Arc has been announced already. Also, LiSA will be returning alongside Aimer for opening and ending theme songs.

Mugen Train arc will be releasing on October 10, while Entertainment District Arc will be releasing on Dec 7. Demon Slayer season 2 will be available on Crunchyroll and Funimation.

Source: Yahoo News

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