Crunchyroll released a new trailer for MAPPA’s Chainsaw Man. The new trailer for the anime can be seen below.
Chainsaw Man is a Japanese manga series that was written & illustrated by Tatsuki Fujimoto. Its first part was serialized in Shueisha’s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from December 2018 to December 2020. The anime series is scheduled to be produced by MAPPA this October.
The team bringing Chainsaw Man together includes director Ryu Nakayama (Jujutsu Kaisen Episode 19 Director), assistant director Hiroshi Seko (Mob Psycho 100, Jujutsu Kaisen), who will write the script, character designs will be drawn by Kazutaka Sugiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation), & Keisuke Seshimo (Jujutsu Kaisen), who is the animation producer. The music will be composed by Kensuke Ushio (A Silent Voice, Devilman Crybaby).
Denji is a teenage boy living with a Chainsaw Devil named Pochita. Due to the debt his father left behind, he has been living a rock-bottom life while repaying his debt by harvesting devil corpses with Pochita. One day, Denji is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a contract with Pochita and gets revived as “Chainsaw Man” — a man with a devil’s heart.
In 2021, the manga series won the 66th Shogakukan Manga Award. As of August of this year, the manga series has sold over 15 million copies.