His latest project Kimetsu no Yaiba some fans seem to have called him a scam as they took to social media to express their shame Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – To Swordsmith Villagewhich was recently released in theaters.
An alarming number of fans of the franchise have taken to Twitter to express their frustration about this special film, which was recently released in the US. Users felt the advertising of the film was misleading, saying that they believed it would be a full-length film, only to find out that it was a compilation of the last two episodes of the “Red Light District Arcade” and the first of the “Blacksmiths Village Arch“.
Furious fans claimed they felt they had to pay full price for two recap episodes and only get a small glimpse of the show’s next season. One user even pointed out the use of the opening and the ending, and considered it an attempt to “expand time.” Many also tried to warn others about going to the cinema to see the project, with one user even asking “Disgusting scam and a waste of time“.
Let’s review some of these strange publications:
- «This was a fucking scam, bro. They are literally the last two episodes of the second season and the first of the third.».
- «The new Kimetsu no Yaiba movie is, in fact, a scam. I can’t believe I paid to see it. Don’t go see it. I’m hallucinating right now».
- «I just watched Demon Slayer: To The Swordsmith Village thinking it was going to be a new movie, and now I’m pissed off. I basically just paid after watching the last two episodes of the Red Light District Arc, and then one of the new season. A despicable scam and a waste of time. You have been warned, don’t go see it».
- «Crunchyroll pulled the biggest ripoff of 2023 with that Kimetsu no Yaiba movie. I paid to see the last two episodes of the previous season, and only one of the new season. They kept the opening and the ending to fill the time in the rooms».
- «The movie Kimetsu no Yaiba is the biggest scam of the year».
- «The new movie Kimetsu no Yaiba was the biggest scam of my entire life. I can’t believe I paid $30 for two tickets just to see a recap of the “Red Light District Arc” and a 15 minute sneak peek of the new season. Fuck you Ufotable!».
- «So the new Kimetsu no Yaiba “movie” is just a way to scam you into buying tickets to watch two episodes that have already aired.».
- «The new Kimetsu no Yaiba movie is a fucking scam. It’s an hour recap, which means two episodes from the previous season, and the premiere of the first episode of the new season. This last one is just a prologue and not much actually happens.».
ufotablethe animation studio behind the series, having previously released major film projects for the franchise, such as Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Resha-hen. However, the promoters never promised that “To the Swordsmith Village” it was an original film. Instead, it was always intended to recap the end of the “Red Light District Arc” and serve as the premiere for the third season of the series.
We can even review the promotional video of the project to achieve that since then it was announced what this new “movie” was:
So no, it’s not a scam. They are just people who perpetuate the stereotype that the American citizen is unfortunately a bit of a dork in general. In this case, you didn’t bother just reading a summary.
Fountain: Comic Book Resources