For many years, video games, comics, manga and anime were stigmatized and viewed from negative perspectives by different sectors. However, the passage of time has allowed those who had to live this rejection, now they are functional adults of society and contribute in different ways to the normalization of these forms of entertainment that we love and love so much. Recently, a detail of this type gave what to speak about a high civil servant of the United States.
Homura is one of the US Secretary of State’s favorite songs
As you will remember, before the end of 2021 Spotify launched a dynamic in which it allowed users to share their lists and most listened to songs of the year. This proposal reached all sectors and spheres, including the US government, and the Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, did the same by sharing his armed list with all the topics he heard while he was traveling during the past year. The detail is that one of his favorite songs was Homura de LiSA.
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In case you don’t know, the song Homura is the main theme of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Infinity Train, a work that took advantage of the success of the anime by expanding its story.
This song was a worldwide success and even obtained recognition from the Japanese market for having reached 100 million reproductions, in addition to obtaining a platinum record for more than 250,000 copies of the single sold.
Without a doubt, it may be a simple detail, but it does not diminish the importance that what has to do with anime is liked by all types of public, including public officials of the highest level.
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