Demon Slayer hero Tanjiro is admired by the elementary school kids more than they admire their parents so much over the “roof on your head. Clothes on your back” defense. Benesse, an education, and publishing company conducted a survey to take statements from school kids whose most beloved is Tanjiro.
Around 7661 children of the Shinkenzemi Elementary school were questioned by the survey conductors. This elementary school is under the company and almost 5170 girls and 2491 boys enrolled in the school were questioned about how they spent their year and the people they admired the most. AS the most favorite thing of 2020, almost 30% of the children took the name of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba who they adored the most. Beating out moms with 618 votes, it is also evident that Tanjiro would rank highly without a doubt. Ahead of another famous character, Shinobu Kochu, the Moms rallied enough love to get second place on their children’s favorite list.
One rank below the children’s teachers and above Giyu Tamioka of Demon Slayer, the Dads captured the 5th rank on the favorite list. The other top 10 characters of Demon Slayer are:-
Animal Crossing, video games and anime are children’s other favorite things of 2020. Demon Slayer coursework is included in the Benesses’ school program along with kanji drills. Oricon’s annual general book ranking and annual manga ranking was dominated by the Demon Slayer franchise since 2008. From November 18, 2019 to November 22, 2020, manga sold an estimated 82, 345, 447 copies. 2.855 million copies were sold by the 23rd and final volume to December 6th from November 30th. The top 22 slots of the annual manga ranking were taken by this as the first franchise by volume. Each of its first 22 volumes sold over three million copies in a year when regular and limited editions were combined.
On Wednesday, according to TOHO reports, the November box office revenue jumped to 1,063% with the help of Demon Slayer- Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train. On October 16th, in 38 theatres in Japan, Demon Slayer- KImetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train began screening with a huge number of the audience getting attracted to it. For the October 16-18 weekend, the film Demon Slayer had the highest opening globally approximately 3,424,930 tickets were sold and 4,623,117,450 yen were earned in the first three days of its screening in Japan. The estimated value was about US$43.85 million. On its opening day alone, Demon Slayer was able to sell 910,507 tickets and made over 1,268,724,700 yen which is absolutely remarkable for the opening day. With such a sale of tickets, the movie made its way to the highest weekday opening in Japan ever recorded. Considering the popularity of the movie, the school children were the most impacted.