The famous manga series Tokyo Revengers, written and illustrated by Ken Wakui, has reached the first place in the search engines of Japanese youth according to the ranking published by the newspaper of TV Asahi.
Generally, the trends in Japan are governed under a similar order in relation to certain events that happen in the Asian country. It is no mystery to anyone how popular he was Tokyo Revengers thanks to its animated adaptation by the hand of Liden Films, which not only had an impact on the increase in sales of Blu-Ray packages and manga, but also aroused an interest in the population in the gang culture of the 2000s.
According TV Asahi, the list that occupies the top 5 of the searches of Japanese young people is composed of:
3. Face Play.
2. Heisei Gyaru.
- Tokyo Revengers.
As we can see, the series was placed above topics of recent interest such as the Skate (due to his recent debut in the Olympic Games held on Tokyo), waves Heisei Gyaru (which appears to be gaining popularity recently).
Climbing Tokyo Revengers could determine an increase in interest in anime by young Japanese, however, only time and the number of searches will determine if this trend manages to stay up for some time.
n this year, an anime adaptation was released that a few days ago reached its end, and consisted of a total of 24 episodes. The animation studio LIDEN FILMS is in charge of producing the anime, under the direction of Koichi Hatsumi.
In addition, the series has a dubbing into Latin Spanish, which is made by Crunchyroll and premiered on the platform on May 29.
Synopsis of Tokyo Revengers:
Takemichi Hanagaki, a 26-year-old unemployed, learns that the girl he was dating in high school has died. But an accident happens and he will have to go back in time to his middle school years. He vows to change the future and save the girl who was his girlfriend, and to do so, he will have to rise to the top of the most violent region of criminal gangs in the country.
Ⓒ Ken Wakui / Kodansha / Animation “Tokyo Revengers” Production Committee