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Demon Slayer Season 2 Release Date

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After almost a year, fans of the famous anime, Demon Slayer, are looking forward to an official release date for the season 2.
‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ is an amazingly popular anime series based on the same name’s manga series.
It is considered to be one of the best shows in this genre since it won the ‘Best Anime’ award at the 2019 Newtype Anime Awards and also the ‘Anime of the Year’ at the 2020 Crunchyroll Anime Awards.

After Season 1 becoming an epic masterpiece, fans cannot wait to see what is going to happen next.

The release date of the second season

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The release date for the second season of the series has not been announced yet, but it is expected to be January or February 2021 premiere.
It was supposed to premiere in October 2020, but it had to be rescheduled due to the global coronavirus pandemic.
Our optimistic prediction for the second season of Demon Slayer is January, but a more realistic prediction would be April 2021.

However, we can expect some kind of reveal trailer within the next month, and hopefully, the fans will get information on a release date as well.

The plot of the second season

We can surely expect a continuation of season 1. Since the anime is a direct adaptation of the original manga series, the fans can easily predict where the story will go. However, if you want to watch it without any spoilers, we recommend not reading the summary.

Demon Slayer movie

The upcoming movie, called ‘Demon Slayer: Infinity Train Arc,’ is going to release in Japan on October 16, 2020. The trailer is already available, so you better check it out!

Besides, there are plans to release a mobile game based on this anime later this year and also a PS4 game in 2021.

We still don’t what the premise for the games will be, but we can assume that it will become a hit as well.

The first season of Demon Slayer is currently available right now on Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Crunchyroll, which means you can watch it again to be well prepared for the second one!

However, if you are too lazy for that, we will write down the most significant things that happened in the previous season.

Summary of the first season

The demons attacked a family, and only two members survived – Tanjiro and his sister Nezuko, who is slowly turning into a demon. Tanjiro chose to become a demon slayer to avenge his family and cure his sister.

From the earliest times, people knew about human-flesh eating monsters. However, there are also elite corps of demon hunters who kill those demons.

The story focuses on young Tanjirou Kamado, who decides to go down to the local village to make some money by selling charcoal. When he comes back, he sees that his family has been slaughtered, and only he and his sister are still alive. However, his sister Nezuko is turned into a demon.

Will he be able to join the elite corps and cure his sister?

Why Is Netflix Popular?: What You Should Know About Netflix’s Success

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The popularity of Netflix is growing fast, especially during the pandemic. People can spend more time watching the streaming platform because they are at home most of the time.

For those who are not familiar with it, Netflix is an American streaming service. It offers a membership system that lets subscribers watch a wide variety of movies, TV shows, and many others. The purpose of the platform is to provide entertainment to its members at the comfort of their homes.

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As Netflix continues to serve its members, additional subscribers continually grow in the USA and internationally. Statistics show that as of 2019, Netflix gained 106.1 million and 61 million subscribers outside the USA and in the country, respectively.

To help you understand how they got this far, let us learn the reasons for their success:

1. Purchasing Back Catalogs of Production Houses

Netflix started in 1997, and they provided DVDs through snail mail. They were the first to offer a service to distribute DVDs via snail mail. But the one key thing they did back then was to buy the back catalogs of production houses.

They approached these media companies to express their desire to buy movie and TV show licenses. This gave people the access to older movies and TV shows that they cannot find in stores anymore. Production houses were also able to make extra income from Netflix’s purchases.

When Netflix started their streaming service, they already had the rights to many movies and TV shows.

2. Offering Affordable Memberships

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The fact that Netflix was able to purchase back catalogs at a lower price is already a good investment. They can continuously earn from these back catalogs, allowing them to get high returns.

They began their streaming service in 2007, which is also the year LCD TVs became popular in the USA. This allowed people to watch content from Netflix on larger screens. As a result, it encouraged more Americans to subscribe to them.

Aside from that, people were finding Netflix to be a cheaper alternative than to watch in movie houses. The key point to having their millions of subscribers is keeping their single package budget-friendly. Because they already have the licenses to many movies and TV shows, they get high revenues from offering low-priced packages.

Over the years, they kept a reasonable price for their streaming packages, making them more attractive to millions of people.

3. Having Original Content with Smart Software

Because of the great revenues they gained from millions of subscribers, Netflix decided to develop its own content. In 2013, they produced their first TV series called House of Cards. What they did on the time of the series’ release was release the whole season at once.

Netflix knew they could release all the episodes at the same time unlike satellite channels and cable TV. This strategy attracted the subscribers to watch the series because all episodes were already available. House of Cards was a success, and it led them to produce many more original series like Stranger Things.

Along with producing original content, Netflix started to invest in smart software. The tool monitors members’ watching habits, so Netflix can recommend related content to watch. This is beneficial to subscribers because they do not have to look for related content anymore.

The software also gathers data that Netflix can analyze to create new seasons for some old series. They know that a lot of people are watching Gilmore Girls and Arrested Development. This made them create new seasons for the said classic shows.

4. Using One Network for the World

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As of February 2019, 190 countries already have access to Netflix. This makes the company one of the brands that quickly became popular across the globe. Regardless of where you are in the world, you have the privilege to choose any of their plans.

However, it is important to remember that not all of their content is available in all countries. Netflix is paying licenses for each of its content. So, it is understandable that the USA has a wider content library than other countries.

In countries with streaming restrictions, Netflix can only provide fewer movie titles and TV shows. They are also providing content in different languages such as German and Spanish. This allows users who speak the same language to want more related content in their language.

Helpful Tips When Binge-Watching on Netflix

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Now that you know the secret behind Netflix’s success, it is time we give you some tips when binge-watching. It is understandable if you cannot help but binge-watch on Netflix considering they have a lot of great series.

Follow these tips below:

1. Stretch Before Watching

Because you will be watching for longer periods, it is important to do some stretching before watching. Take deep breaths, and relax your mind and body. Perform light stretching, so your blood can circulate properly. You need this type of preparation to allow your body to relax and stay calm.

2. Dress Comfortably

To gain the full enjoyment of binge-watching, change your clothes to something comfortable. You do not want distractions from your itchy clothes when the scenes are already intense.

You can change into your sleeping clothes like pajamas or anything cotton. You can also grab a blanket to make it more comfortable.

3. Get Some Food

Chips, popcorn, or sodas come in handy when you feel hungry or thirsty while binge-watching. You can even have cold drinks with lots of ice which you can place on bottles like this so you can recycle them. Do not forget to include a bottle of water, so you keep hydrated.

4. Choose the Most Comfortable Position

Whether you are watching on your bed or a couch, it is important to be in the most comfortable position. It is also essential to change positions from time to time. This is to keep your circulation going when staying in the same spot for a long time.

5. Make Your Experience Fun

If you are in a group, make sure to engage in conversations, so it gets more fun and exciting. You can even bet on what will happen next, so the fun gets more intensified.

If you are only watching alone, remove some distractions around you. You can close your blinds to make the room darker. You can also turn your phone on silent mode, so you will not hear the notification tone.

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Conclusion

Now that we know Netflix’s secret to success, it is not surprising anymore if they are popular worldwide. Their line of business is unique, and their desire to achieve their goals is strong. Their marketing strategies were on point that helped them become what they are now. If you are planning to subscribe to Netflix, research any streaming limitations in your area. This way, you get to know whether Netflix is worth the price for you.

For Rock/Pop Band Milou Sky, Inspiration Strikes Anytime, Anywhere

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Musicians follow different creative processes and find inspiration in different things. Some of Taylor Swift‘s biggest hits, for example, were written when she was feeling anxious and experiencing emotional conflicts. Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys likes to write songs in the morning, the part of the day when he feels most vulnerable and, therefore, more creative. Jack White of White Stripes prefers working under strict deadlines, forcing creative juices to flow until something good comes out. 

For up-and-coming rock/pop band Milou Sky, inspiration can come anytime and anywhere. “We don’t have a set formula for writing songs, it just sort of happens,” said Ryan Beckett, the band’s lead vocalist, guitarist, and chief songwriter. “Inspiration can come listening to music or simply having a good or bad day, a lyric that you like, really anything can strike an idea.” Unlike White, Milou Sky’s creative process is less restrictive, and all of the members share the role of writing songs. “We’re always writing, and the result is a competitive balance between everyone in the band,” Beckett shared. 

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The band’s primary sources of inspiration are the artists the individual members listened to while growing up in their hometown of Reading, Pennsylvania. Beckett, and his stepbrother Zach Ninfo, the band’s drummer, bonded over 60s classic rock bands, particularly The Beatles. Liam Meadowcroft, the band’s other singer, and rhythm guitarist, looks up to Nirvana, Oasis, and Arctic Monkeys. His brother Nolan, who plays bass for the group, lists Kings of Leon, U2, and XXXTENTACION as his favorites. “We’re inspired by the music we like, and we feed off of what we hear to create our own songs and sound,” Beckett said.

The four also take inspiration from their passions outside of music. Beckett loves to watch movies and is moved by the performances of Leonardo DiCaprio. He is also a fan of football star Tom Brady and looks up to the quarterback’s mental drive and work ethic. He also loves the show South Park, which he credits for his odd sense of humor. Like Beckett, Liam is also into sports and cheers for all Philadelphia sports teams. He also played baseball when he was young. 

During his spare time, Nolan likes to play video games such as Battlefield Three, Call of Duty Modern Warfare Three, and Rainbow Six Siege. When he gets tired of playing, he picks up a book on world history. Nolan also loves to go out and get active by playing golf and baseball. Like Beckett, he is also into football, and his favorite team is the Denver Broncos. 

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With a background in communications media, Ninfo enjoys creating videos and has won in a few competitions at the state and national levels. He loves to watch the reality show Bar Rescue, and just like Nolan, he also enjoys playing video games. He also loves to eat and try out different restaurants together with his bandmates. 

For the songs in their debut EP Compromise that was released last January, the band used the pains and joys of everyday life as inspiration. “The EP showcases the collection of styles that we mashed together to create our sound. These songs are meaningful to us because we can share what we feel with our audience,” Beckett said. The first single of the EP and title track is about the typical frustrations guys feel when dealing with women. A compromise was produced by two-time Grammy Award winner Robert Cutarella who has worked with legends such as Eric Clapton, The Police, and Keith Richards.

Milou Sky also aspires to serve as an inspiration to fans and fellow musicians. Even before the release of Compromise, the band already enjoys a cult following back in Reading, where they used to play in local venues, TV shows, and festivals. Through social media, they were able to expand their fanbase. Currently, their Instagram account has more than 100,000 followers. It’s a significant achievement considering the competitive nature of the social media landscape where millions of artists worldwide vie for the attention of users. 

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The band knows the secret to succeed in social media, and that is to engage your followers continually. “Social media is definitely the way we communicate with our fans,” Beckett said. “It also gives our fans a chance to message us and comment on our posts, so we know how they feel about us.” 

Musicians who double as influencers seem to be the trend of the future, and Milou Sky has wholly embraced the role. Through their social media accounts, the group helps other up-and-coming artists gain exposure by mentioning them on their posts. The gesture is reciprocated with other groups giving them shoutouts as well. Beckett also sees the use of social media as a means for musicians to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. “I think it’s gonna be important to really just use your account to communicate with fans since there are no large gatherings,” he said.

The band is aware of the power of music, the influence it holds on people, and its potential to shed light on social issues. They are open to the possibility of writing more socially conscious songs in the future. “If we have a good idea, we’d definitely try to write a song about it,” Beckett said. The group shares the outrage felt by other musicians on the death of George Floyd and social inequality in general. “We think it’s all horrible that we even have to do this nowadays, bad people kill people all the time, unfortunately, but for someone to be targeted because of the color of their skin is just disgusting,” remarked Beckett. 

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The band doesn’t overestimate the influence of music, however. “It can spread awareness about (social issues)  and unite people to fight for a cause, but at the end of the day, music is just music, and in reality, more people are going to take a song as a song, not a statement,” Beckett said. 

Even the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown that resulted from it didn’t stop Milou Sky from finding inspiration. They spent most of the time under quarantine writing new songs as they plan to do a follow-up to Compromise later this year.

How Rihanna Changed Anne Hathaway’s Life

Thanks to Rihanna, Anne Hathaway fell in love with her own body. When Anne was feeling insecure about her weight, all in took was a comment from Rihanna to remind her that the scale isn’t always right.

Anne Hathaway wasn’t immune to postpartum insecurities. Her fears grew even more due to the nature of her job, having to expose her body in front of cameras and millions of people. Despite struggling with infertility, she gave birth to her son in 2016.

Her first movie after becoming a mom was “Ocean’s 8”, where she had to wear glamorous and tailored dresses.

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In fact, she was still breastfeeding during the shooting. So the changes in her body seemed even more obvious. Anne knew it was normal to gain weight after giving birth, so she decided to inspire other women who were in the same situation as her.

“Bodies change. Bodies grow. Bodies shrink. It’s all love (don’t let anyone tell you otherwise).”

But, even though she knew she had nothing to worry about, her fears spoke louder.

Fortunately, her friends on the set of “Ocean’s 8” were the perfect remedy she needed to fall in love with her body again. The best example was when Anne went to work on a day, and she was especially aware of her extra pounds. She put on some jeans and gathered all the confidence she could muster. When she got to the studios, she was surprised by actresses’ reactions: “Looking good, mama.” That made her feel amazing! And then Cate Blanchett says: “Nice jeans Hathaway.”

But Rihanna had the best reaction. She was as funny as she was daring and loving. She looks up and goes:” Damn, girl! You got an ass!”

”And I, of course, freaked out and loved it so much. I was like: ”Really?”

And she goes: “You got an ass like me.”

Since Rihanna is constantly facing criticism over her weight, she knows how destructive these comments can be, and also how painful. So she’s not only a loyal supporter of her friends but of her fans too.

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”I want women to feel confident no matter what size they are, no matter what shade of “nude” they are, no matter what their personality is, what their race is, their religion is. I want women to feel confident and sexy because that’s who we are, and we deserve to feel like that.”

That’s why Rihanna gave Anne the perfect compliment, at the moment she most needed it. Accepting your body after pregnancy is a tough challenge to face. But with friends like Anne had on “Ocean’s 8”, that weight on her shoulders became lighter. Tell us, who’s the Rihanna in your life?

George Clooney Reacts to George Floyd’s Death by Saying Racism is our Pandemic

George Clooney made use of his enormous platform to talk about his support for black people of the United States.

This mega popular actor and philanthropist wrote a piece for The Daily Beast, it was called “George Clooney: America’s Greatest Pandemic Is Anti-Black Racism.”

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In the essay he talks about the recent on goings, specifically the protests and supports “systemic change in our law enforcement and in our criminal justice system.”

Clooney phrased it as racism in the US is “our pandemic” and we don’t have a cure for it.

“This is our pandemic. It infects all of us, and in 400 years we’ve yet to find a vaccine,” he wrote. “It seems we’ve stopped even looking for one and we just try to treat the wound on an individual basis. And we sure haven’t done a very good job of that.”

He went on to say, “So this week, as we’re wondering what it’s going to take to fix these seemingly insurmountable problems, just remember we created these issues so we can fix them.”

“There is only one way in this country to bring lasting change: Vote,” he wrote.

George also talked about how the recent protests all over the country are similar to those in the 90s. And he pointed out the similarity between George Floyd’s and Eric Garner’s death in 2014, since they both said “I can’t breathe.”

The world found out about George Floyd on Monday, May 25. In a video of the situation, which thankfully nearby people managed to record went online, a police officer from Minneapolis, Derek Chauvin, kept Floyd on the asphalt and put his knee on his neck. There were also 3 other police officers that stood by as things were unfolding.

A separate autopsy was done which confirmed that George Floyd died at the scene. The Medical Examiner that works for the Hennepin County also released his own autopsy which concluded that Floyd died from “cardiopulmonary arrest complicating law enforcement subdual, restraint and neck compression.”

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In the next few days the police officer that caused the death was charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. Right now the three other officers haven’t been prosecuted but they have been fired.

“Is it 1992? Did we just hear a jury tell us that the white cops that we watched on tape hundreds of times beating Rodney King weren’t guilty of their obvious crimes? Is it 2014, when Eric Garner was executed for selling cigarettes by a white cop who strangled him as we watched? His words “I can’t breathe” forever etched into our minds,” Clooney said.

“How many times have we seen people of color killed by police? Tamir Rice, Philando Castile, Laquan McDonald. There is little doubt that George Floyd was murdered,” he continued. “We watched as he took his last breath at the hands of four police officers. Now we see another defiant reaction to the systemic cruel treatment of a portion of our citizens like we saw in 1968, 1992, and 2014.”

He went to say that we don’t know when protests will lessen up and that we can only  “hope and pray that no one else will be killed.”

“The anger and the frustration we see playing out once again in our streets is just a reminder of how little we’ve grown as a country from our original sin of slavery,” he shared. “The fact that we aren’t actually buying and selling other human beings anymore is not a badge of honor. We need systemic change in our law enforcement and in our criminal justice system.”

George also said, “We need policymakers and politicians that reflect basic fairness to all of their citizens equally. Not leaders that stoke hatred and violence as if the idea of shooting looters could ever be anything less than a racial dog whistle. Bull Connor was more subtle.”

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You can check out the piece on The Daily Beast’s website.

It’s also noteworthy to mention that George Clooney isn’t the only celebrity to express his opinion on this. Selena Gomez, Beyonce, Lizzo, Harry Styles and many, many other celebrities have spoken up about this.

You could even see many celebrities take to the streets and take part in the protests.

The Release Date of “Jumanji 4”, Cast, and Details about the Plot

For the lovers of past Jumanji movies, it’s hard to wait for the next one to come out. The hilarious, but yet exciting movie starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart stole the heart of many.

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There is still not much information about the next Jumanji, but the crew behind the idea shared some facts about it. If you want to know when you can expect Jumanji 4 and who will be in the cast, keep reading it.

Many movie shootings had to be postponed due to the current situation. Also, release dates had to be delayed too.

It same goes for Jumanji 4, which was in the developing phase when the virus crisis began.

Jumanji 4 Release Date

Still, there is an exact release date of the movie, but it will be next year. So, you can expect the Jumanji 4 to be in the theatres somewhere in 2021.

Cast

Something brilliant about this movie is the cast. People loved watching previous Jumanji movies because of Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillian, Nick Jonas, and Awkwafina. You can expect them in the new movie as well, with some new and some old actors.

What’s certain is that there will be new exciting characters, but also some iconic old ones.

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What will be the plot of the movie?

The Jumanji story is iconic, and it doesn’t need to be changed. So, this time also the leading characters will be trapped in the board game. In numerous adventures, they will need to survive and save their lives and escape the game.

Unfortunately, the whole plot of the new movie hasn’t been shared, but we believe that it will be awesome.

America’s Got Talent Season 15′ – The First Golden Buzzer

You will not remain indifferent when you see the First Golden Buzzer.

Did you watch the first episode of the new summer season America’s Got Talent? Do you like the new changes of judges, and how did they adapt everything to the new coronavirus pandemic?

This entertainment show is one of the most popular and most-watched shows in America. In the manner you are used to, this season has started with a new judge, Sofia Vergara, who is a real refreshment in the famous show.

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America Got Talent, it is known for its emotionally charged moments, and that was precisely how last night’s premiere was. We enjoyed the premiere last night the most thanks to San Francisco’s Voices of Our City.

In case you didn’t know, this is a choir made up of homeless singers and former homeless singers from all over the city. This choir funds many of singers, and the judges were stunned and delighted itself before the choir sang last night. Simon Cowell and his fellow judges did not hide their enthusiasm when it was said that the choir wrote the song itself at the choir workshop, which they will perform on stage.

The real madness in the show starts when the choir starts singing, and the judges’ favorite part was when an older member of the choir had a spoken word portion.

Host Terry Crews was particularly delighted, and after all the praise from other judges, he pressed Golden Buzzer.

In addition to this touching performance, the show is full of exciting performers, and among them, the twins called Double Dragon stood out. This band sang the song “It’s Raining Men” and delighted the judges and the audience.

Another contestant this season is Archie Williams, who was mistakenly in prison for 37 years and has now wanted to try his luck at America’s Got Talent Show.

You can watch this fun show, America’s Got Talent on NBC.

Dwayne Johnson is the highest-paid actor in Hollywood in 2020

This is the best year for the famous actor, ‘The Rock’ because he is proclaimed to be the highest-paid actor in Hollywood in 2019 by Forbes Magazine. On the Forbes list of overall income, he is at number 15. Dwayne Johnson was also on this list last year.

The former wrestler who is 42 years old, according to Forbes had $89.4 million from his movies such as ‘’Hobbs $Shaw’’, and ‘’Jumanji: The Next Level.’’ He is a leading role in HBO snow ‘’Ballers,’’ and he hosted the ‘’Titan Games’’ on NBC.

Dwayne Johnson is the owner of the production company called Seven Bucks Production and has several movie projects at the moment such as Black Adam, The King, and Red Notice on Netflix. He is very popular on the social platform, Instagram, and has over 151 million followers there. The Rock is developing tequila business at the moment, and he is one of the partners in Under Armour. He will also be the strategic advisor in Voss water.

Chris Hemsworth was the next famous actor who joined Dwayne Johnson on this prestige list at number 24 with $76.4 million. The most of his earning come from Marvel box office and the popular film ‘’Avengers: Endgame’’.

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In 2020 The Rock had $124 income on the Forbes list.

‘’I work extremely hard but never anticipated (in my wildest dreams) I’d become the highest-paid actor in Forbes’ history. I don’t have a Harvard MBA, but my business philosophy and acumen has been sharpened over time and thru failure,’’ The Rock wrote an Instagram caption.

‘’My goal when I was wrestling in flea markets for $40 bucks per match (well before the bright lights of the WWE) is still the exact same goal I have today- ALWAYS put my AUDIENCE FIRST. I have one boss- the world. Send you home happy, and I’ve done my job. I’m the dude who started w/$7 bucks. I’m grateful to the bone and hungry to the core,’’ added Dwayne Johnson.

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