Chainsaw Man Anime

New Trailer Revealed for Chainsaw Man Anime and Manga

During Jump Festa 2022, news on the Chainsaw Man anime and manga were revealed. MAPPA is the animation studio in charge of the anime, which will air sometime in 2022. The exact release window is unknown. Meanwhile, part two of the manga will start serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump+ from early summer 2022. [Thanks, ryokutya2089!]

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There are two trailers available for the newest part of the Chainsaw Man project. The first one, which is in the announcement tweet, focuses mostly on the manga. At the very end of the video, there are a few shots of Makima as she appears in the anime. You can view the project teaser from the official Chainsaw Man Twitter account.

There is also a trailer more specifically for the Chainsaw Man anime. However, it is one that MAPPA released in June 2021. While the cast is still unknown, the trailer revealed several key staff. For example, Kensuke Ushio (Devilman Crybaby, Ping Pong: The Animation) is the music composer, while Ryu Nakayama (Jujutsu Kaisen, One Punch Man) is the director.

Part one of Chainsaw Man originally ran in Weekly Shonen Jump from 2018 to 2020. There is a total of eleven tankobon volumes for these chapters. Chainsaw Man follows the story of a boy named Denji, who becomes a devil hunter in order to pay off his dead father’s debt to the yakuza.

The Chainsaw Man anime will start airing in 2022. Part two of the manga will begin in Weekly Shonen Jump+ in early summer 2022.

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