Chainsaw Man was extremely violent and murky but it is a shonen hit and it is natural that it is going to be an anime adaptation soon.
In this article, you are going to find out everything related to plot release date, streaming partner, and characters.
Chainsaw Man Release Date
During Jump Fiesta, a popular manga event Chainsaw Man is confirmed for a 2022 release and an official tweet also states the release date to be 2022.
Mappa, The Japanese production house which has already put out dominating animes like Attack On Titan and Jujutsu Kaisen is also responsible for Chainsaw Man.
The first trailer was revealed at MAPPA 2021 10th Aniversary event, June 27, 2021. Chainsaw Man is directed by Ryu Nakayama and Makoto Nakazono (chief episode director) and scripts are handled by Hiroshi Seko, characters are designed by Kazutaka Sugiyama, and devils are designed by Kiyitaka Oshiyama. Action directing is done by Tatsuya Yoshihara and graphics are directed by Yusuke Takeda. Music is composed by Kensuke Ushio.
Chainsaw Man Plot
The protagonist, Denji was left with a huge debt after the death of his father and he had no way to pay it back. Denji becomes a clumsy devil hunter with the help of his devil dog Pochita whom he saved. Now he is surviving by killing the devils for the Yakuza. Pochita has a chainsaw power which comes in handy in the fight with powerful demons. Later Yakuza betrays Denji and Pochita and tries to kill Denji but Pochita sacrifices himself to save his master. Denji has now been reborn in some form of strange human-devil hybrid. Now he is known as a Chainsaw Man.
As Chainsaw Man Denji is recruited by Makima under immediate termination as he himself is also technically a devil. Denji is now living a normal life but finds it difficult to determine his dreams and relationships.
Chainsaw Man Cast
It is strange that the anime is in production and we already have a trailer but the cast is still unknown. There is only very little information about the cast but we know some of the crew members but we don’t know who is going to voice the characters in the anime.
The known crew members are:
- Kazutaka Sugiyama as the character designer (Mushoku Tensei)
- Ryū Nakayama as the director (Jujutsu Kaisen)
- Makoto Nakazono as the chief director (SSSS.Gridman)
- Tatsuya Yoshihara as the action director (Black Clover)
- Hiroshi Seko as the script director (Dorohedoro)
- Naomi Nakano as the color designer (Sword Art Online: Alicization)
- Kensuke Ushio is the composer (Devilman: Crybaby)
- Yūsuke Takeda as the art director (Vinland Saga)
- Kiyotaka Oshiyama as the devil designer (Devilman: Crybaby)
- Youhei Miyahara as the layout designer (Scrapped Princess)
- Keisuke Seshita as the animation producer (Jujutsu Kaisen)
Chainsaw Man Characters
|Denji||A scrappy devil hunter who is young and gets a second chance at life as Chainsaw Man who is full of mysteries.|
|Pochita||A devil dog who is loyal and merges with his master to save his life.|
|Makima||Makima is the head of the Saftey Divison Of Public. He takes in Denji after he becomes Chainsaw Man.|
|Aki Hayakawa||Colleague of Denjie|
|Power||Has pair of horns that are intrusive and he is a member of the Makima squad.|
As of now, it is unclear who will be the official streaming partner of the anime. Mappa’s previous shows like Jujutsu Kaisen and Attack on Titan streams officially on Crunchyroll. However, a user tweeted
“ Chainsaw- man TV anime, by studio Mappa, will be on Netflix according to reliable Weibo user”
Accordion to this tweet it can also come to Netflix. Fans are unlikely to get any clarification on this until the release date has been announced officially.