Chainsaw Man anime’s new trailer has been released during a live stream event on Mappa’s official YouTube channel. The trailer shows some brutal scenes with blood, as promised by the series creator that Mappa studio will not censor the gore scenes. The new trailer also reveals that Chainsaw Man anime is scheduled to release in October 2022.
Chainsaw Man anime main cast has been revealed. The cast consists of some new rising talent, with the main character, Denji, being voiced by Kikunosuke Toya, which will be his 2nd voice acting role. In a previously leaked pre-selection cast, many veteran voice actors were expected to voice the main characters of Chainsaw Man, but Mappa has decided to go with the new blood.
Here is the main cast of Chainsaw Man anime:
- Denji will be voiced by Kikunosuke Toya (voiced Osei Kiyoshima “Wind Boys”)
- Makima will be voiced by Tomori Kusunoki (voiced Futaba “My Senpai is Annoying”, and Misha “Misfit of Demon King Academy)
- Aki Hayakawa will be voiced by Shogo Sakata (voiced Gladion “Pokémon” and Carbo “Dr. Stone”)
- Power will be voiced by Fairouz Ai (voiced Jolyne Cujoh “JoJo Stone Ocean” and Valkyrie “Cautious Hero”)
The staff list of Chainsaw Man includes:
- Studio: Mappa
- Director: Ryu Nakayama
- Script: Hiroshi Seko
- Character Design: Kazutaka Sugiyama
- Action Director: Tatsuya Yoshihara
- Music: Kensuke Ushio
- Animation Producer: Keisuke Seshita
The series tells the story of a boy name Denji, who just wants to live a quite happy life with a woman he loves. However, he is forced to kill devils (to pay his debts) using his pet devil named Pochita. Due to some unfortunate events, Denji merges with his pet devil, allowing him to transform his body parts into a Chainsaw.
The creator of the Chainsaw Man franchise assured fans that the anime adaptation wouldn’t be censored, and we would see all the gore scenes from the manga getting animated. After watching the new trailer, Chainsaw Man creator, Tatsuki Fujimoto commented, “It’s good to see a lot of blood.”
Chainsaw Man anime is based on the manga, written and drawn by Tatsuki Fujimoto, who began publishing the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in Dec 2018 and ended the first part of the manga in Dec 2020. The second part of the Chainsaw Man manga began serialization in July 2022. The manga series has been collected into 11 volumes as of March 2021.
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Source: Mappa YouTube Channel