Chainsaw Man

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: チェンソーマン
English: Chainsaw Man
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 12, 2022 to Dec 28, 2022
Premiered: Fall 2022
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 00:00 (JST)
Producers: dugout
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: MAPPA
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, FantasyFantasy
Theme: GoreGore
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

Statistics

Score: 8.501 (scored by 845493845,493 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #1332
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #74
Members: 1,528,035
Favorites: 47,204

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Synopsis

Denji is robbed of a normal teenage life, left with nothing but his deadbeat father's overwhelming debt. His only companion is his pet, the chainsaw devil Pochita, with whom he slays devils for money that inevitably ends up in the yakuza's pockets. All Denji can do is dream of a good, simple life: one with delicious food and a beautiful girlfriend by his side. But an act of greedy betrayal by the yakuza leads to Denji's brutal, untimely death, crushing all hope of him ever achieving happiness.

Remarkably, an old contract allows Pochita to merge with the deceased Denji and bestow devil powers on him, changing him into a hybrid able to transform his body parts into chainsaws. Because Denji's new abilities pose a significant risk to society, the Public Safety Bureau's elite devil hunter Makima takes him in, letting him live as long as he obeys her command. Guided by the promise of a content life alongside an attractive woman, Denji devotes everything and fights with all his might to make his naive dreams a reality.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

Chainsaw Man was released in four volumes on Blu-ray and DVD from January 27, 2023 to April 28, 2023. It adapts chapters 1-38 of the original manga.

Characters & Voice Actors

Power

Main
Fairouz Ai
Japanese

Denji

Main
Toya, Kikunosuke
Japanese

Makima

Main
Kusunoki, Tomori
Japanese

Hayakawa, Aki

Main
Sakata, Shougo
Japanese

Reze

Supporting
Ueda, Reina
Japanese

Higashiyama, Kobeni

Supporting
Takahashi, Karin
Japanese

Pochita

Supporting
Izawa, Shiori
Japanese

Himeno

Supporting
Ise, Mariya
Japanese

Angel Devil

Supporting
Uchida, Maaya
Japanese

Kishibe

Supporting
Tsuda, Kenjirou
Japanese

Staff

Seshimo, Keisuke
Producer
Nakai, Yuusuke
Assistant Producer
Nakayama, Ryuu
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Koizumi, Kisuke
Sound Director


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Opening Theme

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"KICK BACK" by 米津玄師
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Ending Theme

"CHAINSAW BLOOD" by Vaundy (eps 1)
"残機" by ZUTTOMAYO (eps 2)
"刃渡り2億センチ" by マキシマム ザ ホルモン (eps 3)
"錠剤" by TOOBOE (eps 4)
"インザバックルーム" by Syudou (eps 5)
"大脳的なランデブー" by Kanaria (eps 6)
"ちゅ、多様性。" by ano (eps 7)
"first death" by TK from 凛として時雨 (eps 8)
"Deep down" by Aimer (eps 9)
"DOGLAND" by PEOPLE 1 (eps 10)
"バイオレンス" by QUEEN BEE (eps 11)
"ファイトソング" by Eve (eps 12)

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Reviews

Apr 13, 2024
Chainsaw Man is a very surprising show. While it aired at a time when I had stopped watching anime, I still heard and saw a lot about it. Unless you've been living under a rock, it's impossible not to know about Power and Makima, they're literally everywhere online, but most people seem to be lusting over those girls for all the wrong reasons. Seeing people compare CSM to Demon Slayer and Jujutsu Kaisen, two animes I dropped because of how egregiously unrealistic and artificial their side characters felt, I never was very inclined to watch CSM, especially because of all the hype it got. I ...
Apr 5, 2024
Mixed Feelings
This anime is a very popular anime but it didn’t have me in the first episode. Honestly, I would have quit in the first episode because I thought it was unnecessarily gory for my enjoyment. Now don’t get me wrong, almost all of these action anime’s have blood and violence, but when I tell you this first episode was beating a dead horse on the gore, it made sure you had not doubt in your mind. Show has good potential and is definitely interesting, but I wouldn’t say its my cup of tea, but I guess to each their own. I would also say I ...
Mar 30, 2024
This anime is a true reflection of its era, specifically the 2010s, (this one in 2018) and what do I mean by that? It was a decade where the question of whether something should exist seemed to lose importance, as almost anything was thrown against the wall, stuck and it gained traction. This phenomenon was fueled by the abundance of free-flowing money, where authors were capitalizing on shock value to generate attention and revenue through social media overreactions.

However, as we transition into the 2020s, there's been a market correction. Consumers have grown weary of these superficial stories, realizing their lack of substance and intrinsic value ...

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