The new LDP president Fumio Kishida (64), who won the LDP presidential election and is expected to be nominated as the 100th prime minister in Japan, has read the popular manga “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” and is known to be a supporter of “Akaza”, causing a reaction.
The topic of discussion is his reply to a question with the hashtag “#Kishida BOX” on the 25th. On YouTube, he also talks about the theme of manga, revealing, “I make an effort to read the manga that are currently being talked about.” In relation to the “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Mugen Train” movie that was aired on the same day, he was asked, “Have you seen the movie “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. Mugen Train”? Which character do you like the most in “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba” ?
New President Kishida said, “I haven’t seen it on TV, but I’ve read all 23 volumes of ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’. He then said, “My favorite character is Akaza,” mentioning the name of his strong enemy who also appeared in the movie version.
Kishida also declared his commitment to the Japanese subculture and other industries, saying, “I will also work to improve the incomes of those involved in the Japanese soft power industries such as manga, anime, and movies.