Anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is box office smash in Japan. One politician was hoping some of its popularity would rub off, it seems, and borrowed the logo for a campaign poster.
Junji Ito is one of the greatest horror creators alive”maybe ever”but you would not know that by looking at him. Or talking with him. Ito is, by all accounts, a quiet, polite man who likes nature and is mildly frightened by cats.
An entire generation’s fondness for anime can be traced back to one programming block on Cartoon Network called Toonami. Toonami is a well of nostalgia for millennials whose introduction to anime included Dragon Ball Z, Gundam Wing, Sailor Moon and other classics.