Japanimation is overwhelming the world! The movie version of “Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Hen”, which was released in the United States on April 23, performed well with a box office record of about 2.2 billion yen on the first weekend. As for the box office record of the first week of foreign language movies, it was a feat that renewed the number one place in history.
“It has already been released in China and South Korea other than the United States, and it has been a good reaction. Next, a big record of box office revenue of 40 billion yen is imminent. ”(Movie writer) Now that it is a huge content that everyone recognizes, what is worrisome is the future development. “The serialization of manga will end in May 2020. The comics have been released up to 23 volumes, but since only 8 volumes have been animated, there is still a long way to go. In February of this year, a new broadcast will start within the year. Has been announced, but no further follow-up has been released yet. ”(Publisher) Many fans should be wondering when the continuation will be seen, but it seems that the broadcast time has finally come to an end. That’s right. “It seems that the sequel to” Mugen Train “,” Yukaku “, will be broadcast on Fuji TV from October this year.” (Animation production company official)
The first broadcast is “TOKYO MX”
It has long been said that Fuji TV may acquire the right to broadcast the anime “Kimetsu no Yaiba”. “The first anime broadcast was on the local station TOKYO MX. In October of last year, when the movie was a big hit, Fuji TV released” Saturday Premium ” at 9 pm. The works up to this point were broadcast as a “special edition”. By hitting an audience rate of nearly 15%, the image of devilishness = Fuji TV became established in the viewers. “(TV station official) In recent years, Fuji TV has been The audience rate continues to be sluggish, and its presence is weakening among the five key stations in Tokyo. It will be a ship to add the high-profile “Kimetsu no Yaiba” to the content. There seems to be some concern among fans that the broadcasting rights will be transferred to the key stations, “Isn’t the original work faithfully reproduced due to great power?”, But Mr. Hotaka Sugimoto, a freelance writer who is familiar with the content business, said. , Says: “The next work is written as” Yukaku “, but the word” Yukaku “that reminds us of prostitution may touch compliance, so to avoid that, we also use the notation” Kimetsu no Yaiba Season 2 “. It should have been good. Still, the fact that it was named “Yukaku Hen” as in the original is a sign of intention to continue to reproduce the original as before. “Fuji TV said that the start time of the sequel was decided in October. When I contacted them, he did not deny, “I have not answered about the organization.” Can you make a new hit “mold” from here?