Tokyo Revengers are controversial with criticism of clothes from the series for the symbol of the Manji | Photo: Liden Films
Tokyo Revengers has become one of the most successful series of this 2021, after with the first season of his anime he has been able to enchant millions of fans around the world, causing the sales of his manga to skyrocket in Japanese territory to become the third best-seller this year.
However, with the success of the series a controversy has also been generated due to the representative symbol of the Tokyo Manji-Kai, which has been confused with the one used by Nazism in World War II.
Although the series was accused of promoting and using the symbol of the Nazi a few weeks after the premiere of its first anime season, after fans of this work made publications clarifying that it was the symbol used by Buddhists, the issue seemed to have forgotten.
However, after images of sweatshirts, polo shirts and sneakers inspired by the series were published, this controversy reappeared because this merchandise features engravings of the Manji symbol, something that has been criticized by users of social networks despite knowing that it is not the same as It was used by Nazism.
Some comment that it is disrespectful to all the people who passed away during this brutal event in history, even though it is a different symbol. While others they criticized the creators because they did not take into account what this type of design could be general outside of Japanese territory.
Despite the criticism, there were those who defended the series mentioning that it is a pity that this symbol is so stigmatized in the westThey also comment that wearing these garments in some parts of the world could cause them to be arrested immediately.
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