Demon Slayer has grown into one of the largest Shonen franchises in the world today, with its first feature film becoming the most profitable anime film in history through Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Train.
Recently, it seems that the Japanese ambassador is a huge fan of the anime series who has released a special performance. With the main theme Gurenge breaking records thanks to the performance of LiSAIt’s no wonder to see that the opening of the first season of Kimetsu no Yaiba keeps popping up in some unexpected places, even long after the initial episodes aired.
The current Japanese ambassador, Kanji Yamanouchi, made an appearance in Anime NYC, leaving a quote along with a video showing what a huge fan of Tanjiro he is. Previously, The Truth News reported that Demon Slayer’s LiSA premieres the ‘Shirogane’ music video for Mugen Train.
Homenaje de Kanji Yamanouchi para Kimetsu no Yaiba
The CGJNY Channel Youtube channel shared Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi’s message, along with his incredible rendition of “Gurenge” that shows him on both guitar and piano. Kanji recreated the main theme from the first season, which remains one of the most popular openings in recent years.
“Our Consulate believes that Anime NYC is tremendously important to the cultural landscape of New York City. This form of ‘Rock’N’Roll Diplomacy’ is a tribute to the many anime, manga and cosplay fans and creators who have made Japanese pop culture an important bridge between Japan and the US, “the video reads.
This is not the only musical performance to come out of Anime NYC, as there will also be a My Hero Academia live concert, although we are not sure if that concert will also arrive online.
When is Demon Slayer returning?
El anime de Kimetsu no Yaiba returned on October 10, 2021. Currently, the story of the Mugen Train is being re-told, and next month a new arc will begin in the Entertainment District Arch, which will present Tanjiro and company with some new challenges; in addition to dealing with the consequences of the first film in the series.
The Demon Slayer manga created by Koyoharu Gotouge It has already come to an end, wrapping up the story of Tanjiro and the demon slayers, leaving fans wondering how many more seasons and / or movies the series will spawn.