The charm of Japanese animation

The success of the Japanese anime series

Kimetsu no Yaiba: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train has excellent become language film abroad have the highest sales ever in the US after 3 days premiered with $19 million.

Not only receiving enthusiastic attention in the North American market,  Demon Slayer : Endless Train also broke many foreign box office records. In Japan, the work became the highest-grossing film of all time with $368 million, while grossing $477 million globally.

Kimetsu no Yaiba: Endless Train becomes the highest-grossing Japanese film of all time
Kimetsu no Yaiba: Endless Train becomes the highest-grossing Japanese film of all time

According to Chosun, the work still maintains an unbelievable attraction in Korea. Since released in late May 1/2021, sword kill qu dependence : endless train  quickly became a film viewed here Monday after animation Soul  Pixar. Currently, the film still attracts about 3,000 to 4,000 viewers every weekday and about 10,000 people on weekends, contributing to helping Korean cinemas maintain operations.

Like many other cinematic anime (Japanese animation) projects,  Kimetsu no Yaiba: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train is  also adapted from the manga of the same name by Koyoharu Gotouge. The work recounts the adventures of a boy who fights a demon to help his sister, who has been turned into a demon, turn back into a human.

Before the Kimetsu no Yaiba: Specialized in Endless Ship , many Japanese animated films also brought in huge revenue such as Spirited Away  ($395 million)  Your Name  ($357 million),  Stand by Me Doraemon  (197 million USD)… shows the attraction of anime series.

In the second half of 2021, an anime series will be released such as I’m Standing on a Million Lives  2, Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan Taisho Maiden Fairytale … promising to bring interesting works and help restore the box office after COVID-19 pandemic.

Netflix, Disney , HBO Max... increase the content of Japanese animated movies to attract the number of new subscribers.
Netflix, Disney , HBO Max… increase content of Japanese animated movies to attract new subscribers

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Most Japanese anime are adapted from the popular manga (Japanese comics and cartoons) that attracts billions of followers around the world. This is also a solid foundation for anime adaptations to ensure a large number of fans right from the announcement of the project.

Typically the success of  Kimetsu no Yaiba: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train  depends in no small part on the large fan base of the original Kimetsu no Yaiba manga series  –  one of the best-selling manga projects of all time. The work has released a total of 23 volumes with more than 150 million copies sold.

In addition to the content, the painting style in Japanese animation works is also considered a strong point to attract the audience. Depending on each story, the drawings are varied to bring elegant, heroic, cute character shapes… that make a strong impression on the public.

Well aware of the trend and seeing the potential for growth, streaming platforms have not hesitated to release a series of Japanese animated films. Accordingly, in 2021, Netflix plans to release about 40 anime shows and movies, double the number of 2020 movies. At the same time, the platform also strengthens ambitions by partnering with creators from both inside and outside Japan to ensure the quality of the content.

According to Bloomberg, this could be part of Netflix’s efforts to attract more audiences in Asia and the international market, at a time when the streaming market is fiercely competitive..

With popular, interesting content and polished images, experts predict the anime series will continue to break out in the future.

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