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Demon Slayer Fans Concerned About Ufotable’s Earnings From The Series

Hikaru kondo admits tax evasion

Demon Slayer Followers Involved About Ufotable’s Earnings From The Sequence

A current article by MyJitsu, a web based Japanese portal, identified that followers of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba anime have been involved concerning the returns that ufotable, the studio accountable for animating the collection, was making from it.

The followers’ concern stem from the statements that have been made by ufotable president Hikaru Kondo final yr throughout his trial.

“I ponder how a lot cash Ufotable will obtain for this. I hope they receives a commission properly and do a whole lot of good issues for animators to get wealthy too ”

“ Kimetsu no Yaiba has spectacular animation. Nevertheless it’s actually unhappy to listen to that even Ufotable, who does such job, can’t make cash simply by producing anime ”

“ Don’t make me unhappy for Ufotable offering us with wonderful anime. I need the anime business to pay properly, that’s why I purchase the bodily copies “

Demon Slayer: Leisure District Arc acquired a whole lot of compliments and in addition received acknowledged within the anime business for its top-notch high quality of animation. Every episode had a excessive viewers score going as far up as 9.2% on Fuji TV.

Nonetheless, MyJitsu opened up that despite the fact that “Yuukaku-hen” has been broadcast with “movie-level” animation, ufotable was capable of execute that as a result of Kondo was hiding his earnings.

The truth is, the studio president himself confessed throughout his trial in December 2021 that tax evasion was essential to hold ufotable afloat.

In accordance with Kondo, he needed to transfer cash from the online retailer and cafes to his house to not solely stop part-time employees from seeing the money move however to assist prop up ufotable, which was making a loss on every bit of labor they have been creating.

In response to Kondo’s statements within the trial, a scriptwriter mentioned, “His feedback have induced a stir on the Web and have grow to be a cry of ache within the animation business, highlighting the “darkish facet” … “

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a Japanese manga collection written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. It was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga journal Weekly Shōnen Soar from February 2016 to Might 2020, with its chapters collected in twenty-three tankōbon volumes.

A 26-episode anime tv collection adaptation produced by Ufotable aired in Japan from April to September 2019. A sequel movie, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Film: Mugen Prepare, was launched in October 2020 and have become the highest-grossing anime movie and Japanese movie of all time.

A second season of the anime collection, readapting the “Mugen Prepare” arc seen within the movie and masking the “Leisure District” arc from the manga, premiered in October 2021.

Supply: MyJitsu