Chainsaw Man Anime Starts With Tons of Pop Culture References

The first episode of Chainsaw Man is now out on Crunchyroll, and as expected, Tatsuki Fujimoto’s series premiere instantly started trending on social media platforms.

The opening song for Chainsaw Man was made available to the public in advance of the show’s international debut. It featured several iconic pop culture references that involved some of our favourite characters from the series.

Shingo Yamashita is responsible for preparing and producing the opening theme song. Shingo Yamashita is also responsible for developing and producing other opening songs, including those for Jujutsu Kaisen, the second opening for Ranking of Kings, and the thirteenth opening for Naruto: Shippuden. It would appear that his style is gradually becoming increasingly iconic within the industry, to the point where fans can already recognize those sequences in which he was involved.

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Chainsaw Man no country for old men

The Big Lebowski (1998)

The Big Lebowski  Chainsaw Man

Pulp Fiction (1994) reference

Chainsaw Man pulpfiction reference

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Chainsaw man

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1978)

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes chainsaw man

Sadako Vs Kayako (2016)

Sadako vs Kayako reference chainsaw man

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Chainsaw man

Constantine (2007)

Constantine Chainsaw Man

Manipulacion de los medios

A political cartoon that has gained a lot of popularity over the years, which depicts a man gazing at a beautiful landscape while another man stands on top of a pile of books and looks at what’s behind the screen.

Manipulacion de los medios chainsaw man

Chainsaw Man

Chainsaw Man anime series also referenced the Chainsaw Man part 2 manga series featuring Tatsuki Fujimoto’s iconic explosion manga panels.

Chainsaw Man part 2 reference in anime

Don’t Look Up (1996)

Dont look up Chainsaw Man

Thor Love & Thunder (2022)

Thor Chainsaw Man

These are some of the references that we were able to find. Did we miss something? Let us know your opinion in the comment section down below. Keep in mind that every episode of Chainsaw Man will receive a unique ending song, so keep an eye on more movie references.

The Chainsaw Man anime series is listed with 12 episodes, but how much of the Tatsuki Fujimoto manga series will be adapted is still unknown.

Chainsaw Man will be available to stream on Crunchyroll in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Fans of anime in Asia can go to the Ani-One Asia YouTube channel to watch the anime.

The story follows Denji, a young man who wants nothing more than to spend the rest of his life with the woman he loves. But to settle his debts, he must resort to murdering devils with the help of his pet devil, Pochita. Due to a series of misfortunes, Denji forms a bond with his pet devil, which gives him the ability to assemble his body into a Chainsaw.

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