Police Are Looking For A Man Who Yells “Chainsaw Man” At Children

Published on November 17th, 2022

Even before the Chainsaw Man anime aired, the franchise had gathered a huge audience thanks to manga. The popularity of the series exploded after the anime premiere. On MyAnimeList top airing anime list, Chainsaw Man is currently 2nd, only behind Bleach TYBW.

Chainsaw Man police looking for

With the newly gained increase in popularity, Chainsaw Man anime has reached far and wide, and a lot of new people have become fans. Apparently, one of these fans, couldn’t control his excitement and ended up yelling at a group of children to watch Chainsaw Man.

According to an article published by the Japanese website, Nordot, The Aichi Prefectural Police Department issued a statement warning the public that a man is wanted for accosting multiple boys and girls on their way home from school on November 16 at 4:15 p.m. (Japan time). According to the statement, a young man was travelling with three other people in a black car, when he suddenly yelled at the children “Do you know Chainsaw Man?”.

Of course, Children would have been scared as someone randomly started yelling at them about Chainsaw. The complaint was launched against the man to the police, who are currently looking for the guy. Japan is considered a safe country to the point where children can walk alone, and go to school or a supermarket even without a guardian. Most likely, this incident won’t be taken likely by the Japanese law enforcement authorities.

Chainsaw Man tells the story of a young man, Denji who kills demons to make a living. Due to some incidents, he is forced to bond with his pet dog Pochita and gets the ability of a Chainsaw. Mappa Studio has animated the series and the first season is currently airing. You can watch the series on Crunchyroll. The first season of Chainsaw Man will have a total of 12 episodes.

The anime series is based on the manga of the same name, written and drawn by Tatsuki Fujimoto, who began publishing the manga in December 2018. The first part of the manga ended in Dec 2020, and the second part is being published since July 2022.

Source: Nordot

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