The anime adaptation Chainsaw Man just got a new trailer…and it’s as bloody as you might think.
The upcoming animation from director Ryu Nakayama tells the story of Denji, a teenage demon hunter who comes back from the dead after a terrifying pact and returns as the Chainsaw Man.
To be able to pull a rope around his chest and turn into a human/devil hybrid, armed with a veritable garden tool, is a rather… visceral power.This new trailer A true showcase of the damage and destruction possible when your hand is made of a chainsaw.
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Chainsaw Man is based on the popular manga by Naruto Fujimoto, in which demons exist based on the collective fears of humanity.
In the comics, Denji ends up joining the Public Safety Demon Hunters—a government organization that fights back against demons whenever they pose a threat to the world.
The manga was originally serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump in December 2018, followed by a second installment in Shonen Jump+ in July 2022. The original comic was well-received by comic fans and critics, and was nominated for an Eisner Award in 2022 and won the 2021 Harvey Award for Best Comic. The Chainsaw Man is heading to Crunchyroll when it debuts in October 2022.
Asa Suehira, Crunchyroll Chief Content Officer, said: “With dark humour, vibrant characters and a poignant story, Chainsaw Man is one of the most anticipated new series of the year, and we’re very excited to bring it to fans through the Crunchyroll service.” . “Anime fans will be thinking about spectacular visuals and high-intensity action all night long.”
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