'Demon Slayer' economic impact estimated at ¥270 billion

Business Dec 5, 2020

'Demon Slayer' economic impact estimated at ¥270 billion

The popular manga series "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" has generated an economic impact of at least ¥270 billion in Japan, Dai-ichi Life Research Institute Inc. said in an estimate Friday. The total includes ¥85 billion book sales, over ¥50 billion in sales related to ...

Disney says it had to work with Chinese government on ‘Mulan’

Film Oct 10, 2020

Disney says it had to work with Chinese government on ‘Mulan’

Walt Disney Co. defended its cooperation with government entities accused of human-rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang region, saying the company had to work with the government in order to make films there. "There are regulations that must be followed by all foreign film production companies ...