Tatsuki Fujimoto’s action-adventure manga, Chainman Man ended in December 2020. It was announced that a second part of the manga will be released in the future. However, it looks like we finally have some update on the release date for both Chainsaw Man anime and manga.
According to a popular Twitter account, WSJ-unofficial, both Chainsaw Man manga part 2, and anime will be released in 2022. Studio Mappa have hired new staff and animators just for Chainsaw Man anime series.
Chainsaw Man will be getting an anime series produced by Studio Mappa, which is well known for producing Jujutsu Kaisen, and Attack on Titan final season part 2.
Chainsaw Man voice actors cast pre-selection is also leaked. Here is the list of voice actors:
- Pochita will be voiced by Ikue Otani (also voiced Chopper and Pikachu)
- Denji will be voiced by Nobuhiko Okamoto (also voiced Bakugo)
- Makima will be voiced by Yoko Hikasa (also voiced Frieda Reiss)
- Power will be voiced by Sumire Uesaka (also voiced Nagatoro)
Fans are eagerly waiting for the Chainsaw Man manga to return, after all, it is one of the most sold manga in 2020, and 2021 even without an anime boost.
The story is set in a world where devils are born from human fears. While they are usually dangerous and malevolent, humans can form contracts with devils to use a portion of their power. Denji is a young, depressed man, who is attempting to pay back his deceased father’s debt to the Yakuza by selling several of his organs and working as a devil hunter. Denji also owns a dog-like devil named Pochita, which resembles a chainsaw and assists Denji in his work. Denji is tasked by the Yakuza to kill a devil, but discovers a plot by the Yakuza to let the devil kill him in return for its aid. Denji is slain, and Pochita severely injured, but the two had previously made a deal that allows Pochita to merge with Denji, reviving him as a human-devil hybrid with Pochita’s chainsaw ability. Denji kills the devil that killed him and is then approached by a team of governmental devil hunters. As he has now partly become a devil, one of the team members, Makima, persuades Denji to become a part of their organization to avoid being hunted by them.
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