We've been talking about it for months Demon Hunter, the work that totally hit Japan despite the emergency period dictated by Covid-19. As if that wasn't enough, the author has even benefited from numerous awards thanks to the work that has made her famous around the world.

Demon Slayer has sold an immense number of copies and to date virtually no manga has taken a similar path. This makes Gotouge Sensei's little masterpiece one of a kind, a title that even managed to challenge the pandemic and increase box office revenue. In addition, the author was recently honored by the government.

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Cinema, Sports, Science and Technology therefore has one Koyoharu Gotouge The price "New artist award".

""Demon Slayer achieved incredible sales for the manga and a new box office record. A story of a kind hero who, along with his devoted companions, is exposed to an unreasonable desperation lurking in the hearts of people in troubled times ... Under the motto "Friendship, Commitment, and Victory" by Weekly Shonen Jump this work has become a social phenomenon in both its printed and animated counterparts, thanks to its depth and appropriate presence for the history of the art and media field. We give this award with respect and encouragement to Koyoharu Gotouge, whose next work hides more expectations than any other future project. "

And you, instead, what do you think of this award, did the writer of Demon Slayer deserve it? Let us know with a comment below.

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