MAPPA has announced the official release date for the Chainsaw Man anime adaptation. The series will begin airing on Japanese television channels from October 11, 2022, at midnight in Japan. The series will appear on streaming platforms such as Netflix, Hulu, and Crunchyroll an hour after the broadcast begins, on October 12, 2022, at 1 AM Japan Time (October 11, 2022, 9 AM PST / 6 PM CEST).
Specifically, the Chainsaw Man anime will air on the Tokyo TV group of television channels. In Japan, Amazon Prime Video will be the fastest streaming service option to watch the first episode. Fans can confirm the availability of their region via the official Chainsaw Man website. The website includes a list of international platforms such as Crunchyroll, Hulu, Netflix, bilibili, Animax Korea, and Ani-One.
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Chainsaw Man is a manga series serialized in Shonen Jump, which follows the adventures of devil hunter Denji. As shown in the key illustration above, Denji is capable of turning into a chainsaw devil due to a contract he made with his pet devil Pochita. Animating the anime is studio MAPPA, which previously worked on the Attack on Titan series as well as Jujutsu Kaisen.
Furthermore, a new trailer for the upcoming anime appeared last month. The teaser trailer gave an extended look at how characters like Denji, Power, and Makima will appear on-screen.
The Chainsaw Man anime release date is October 11, 2022, at midnight Japan Standard Time. It will stream later, starting October 12, 2022, at 1 AM (October 11, 2022, 9 AM PST / 6 PM CEST). Viewers abroad can watch the anime via streaming services such as Netflix, Crunchyroll, and Hulu, depending on their region.