MAPPA to adapt more of Tatsuki Fujimoto's works
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The CEO of one of the most successful animation studios in Japan, MAPPA said to IGN France in a meeting at the Crunchyroll Expo event that he has read all the manga of Tatsuki Fujimoto and is keen on adapting them into animation someday in the future.

Until further notice, nonetheless, the studio is placing its concentration into Chainsaw Man.

Chainsaw Man anime will premiere on October 2022.

The anime’s main cast includes:

  • Kikunosuke Toya as Denji
  • Tomori Kusunoki as Makima
  • Shogo Sakata as Aki Hayakawa
  • Fairouz Ai as Power

Crunchyroll portrayed the story:

“Denji is a teenage boy living with a Chainsaw Devil named Pochita. Due to the debt his father left behind, he has been living a rock-bottom life while repaying his debt by harvesting devil corpses with Pochita.

One day, Denji is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a contract with Pochita and gets revived as “Chainsaw Man”–a man with a devil’s heart.”

The anime’s main staff include:

  • Ryū Nakayama as the Director
  • Animation Studio: MAPPA
  • Kazutaka Sugiyama as the Character Designer
  • Tatsuya Yoshihara as the Action Designer
  • Makoto Nakazono as Chief Technical Director
  • Kiyotaka Oshiyama is Designing the Devils
  • Yūsuke Takeda as the Art Designer
  • Naomi Nakano is the Color Key Artist
  • Yohei Miyahara is Designing The Screens
  • kensuke ushio is composing the music.

Chainsaw Man manga has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine since December 2018. Its chapters have been gathered in nine tankōbon volumes as of November 2020.

In North America, Viz Media authorized the manga for English language discharge. The first volume was distributed in October 2020. It is additionally distributed by Shueisha on the Manga Plus online stage.

As of October 2020, the manga had over 4.2 million duplicates available for use. Chainsaw Man has been by and large generally welcomed by pundits, who have featured its narrating, savage scenes and dull humor.

VIZ MEDIA portrays the series as following:

“Denji’s a poor young man who’ll do anything for money, even hunting down devils with his pet devil-dog Pochita. He’s a simple man with simple dreams, drowning under a mountain of debt. But his sad life gets turned upside down one day when he’s betrayed by someone he trusts. Now with the power of a devil inside him, Denji’s become a whole new man—Chainsaw Man!”


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