Koyoharu Gotouge is the rather discreet author of the hit manga Demon Slayer. Find out the amount of his salary, which is far from that of the big names in the industry.
Demon Slayer, an unexpected success
Mangakas are seen as real stars in Japan. It must be said that given the success of Japanese comics around the world, one can understand the admiration of fans for these talented writers. Thanks to their quality works, some mangakas have won very big, like the author of Attack on Titan, Hajime Isayama.
Demon Slayer is also one of the most prominent manga of recent years. The work concludes in 2020 has been a great success, like the feature film Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: The Infinity Train. The author of the manga, Koyoharu Gotouge, is however quite discreet. Find out the mangaka’s salary, which might surprise you.
Here is the salary of Koyoharu Goutouge, the author of Demon Slayer
It is very difficult to find any trace of Koyoharu Gotouge’s salary on the internet. The author’s profit from the Demon Slayer manga remains unknown. On the other hand, information is surprising: the meager sum that the 33-year-old mangaka received for the success of the film Demon Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: The Infinity Train. In the month of December 2020,of the 298 million dollars generated by the film in Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Koyoharu Gotouge only received 0.006% of the receipts, or $19,208.
Since then, the film released in October 2020 in Japan has entered the top 10 of the greatest successes of the Japanese box office by generating $ 400 million worldwide. It is also the highest-grossing Japanese animated film in history. We don’t know if it’s brought more to Koyoharu Gotouge since then. The manga Demon Slayer, member of the new “Big 3”, has sold 150 million copies worldwide, which surely allows him not to count his pennies.