A few days ago we reported that the Kimetsu no Yaiba multimedia franchise had been generating debate and controversy in Japan since the announcement of its second season, labeled Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku-hen, as it turns out that the “Yuukaku” were the “Red Districts ”In Japan, dedicated to providing adult entertainment and prostitution services. The controversy took off since parents began to criticize that the theme of "Yuukaku" was too strong for a series considered for children.
Thus, feminist women and polemics-seeking mainstream classes in Japan began to criticize the upcoming story arc of the animated adaptation, calling it distasteful in a show intended for children. The latter is the result that the production rated the film Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-hen as "Suitable for All Audiences", so these fans assume that the second season will have the same rating.
Thus, to prove her point, a feminist user opened a survey through Twitter seeking to evaluate the opinions of the fan base of the multimedia franchise, asking whether or not they believe that an anime that covers this arc is acceptable. It goes without saying that the results speak for themselves.
«About the decision to broadcast the anime Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku-hen that has caused a great controversy on social media. I was disgusted when I learned that the "Yuukaku" would star in the next story arc of a children's series, and I did not believe it until I read it from official sources. So I have a question for you: About producing the anime Kimetsu no Yaiba: Yuukaku-hen (Option 1: In Favor) (Option 2: Against) »
96.1% of voters said they approved of adapting this arc to animation, while only a paltry 3.9% opposed this idea - there were a total of 55,183 votes cast over the course of about a week. On the other hand, this second season has its premiere scheduled in Japan for this year, and will maintain the same production team of the first season and the feature film produced, which includes director Haruo Sotozaki and Ufotable studios, as well as the designs of Akira Matsushima characters.
Synopsis of Kimetsu no Yaiba
In the Taisho era in Japan, Tanjirou Kamado is a kind and intelligent boy who lives with his family in the mountains. Tanjirou has become the head of his family after the death of his father, making constant trips to the village at the foot of the mountain to sell firewood and charcoal. However, his life changes when one day, when he returns home later After spending a night out, he discovers that his family has been killed by a demon. Tanjirou and his sister Nezuko are the only survivors now, but she has been turned into a demon, although she surprisingly still displays emotions and seems to have a sense of reason. After an encounter with Giyuu Tomioka, a demon hunter; Tanjirou decides to become a demon hunter to hunt down the murderer of his family and find a way to return Nezuko to normal.
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